F1 2020 team guide: Can Racing Point challenge the top three this season?


Racing Point raised eyebrows at pre-season testing with their new RP20, said by some to be a carbon (fibre) copy of Mercedes' all-conquering 2019 car – but will the team emulate the Silver Arrows' performance and break into the top three this season?

Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez return for Racing Point's second full campaign and they will have at their disposal a car that has looked quick in testing – perhaps no surprise given the team have admitted they did take cues from last year's Mercedes when designing it.

TECH INSIGHT: Why the new Racing Point RP20 caused a stir at pre-season testing

Now free from the financial woe that plagued them under their previous Force India guise, and with a revamped car concept, could Racing Point snatch back their 'best of the rest' tag in 2020 – or even go one better and challenge Red Bull and Ferrari?

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