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2017 F1 Title Challengers Revealed

The past week has seen all of the Formula One paddock release their title contenders and liveries for the 2017 F1 season. Pre-season testing commenced this week in Barcelona, and with the sweeping changes to the car design, aero, and tyre regulations, it will be interesting to see whose engineering and design team will take advantage of the interpretation of the current rules.

The last major adjustments to the rules and regulations saw the Mercedes team take full advantage of aero and engine tweaks, creating the foundations for a chassis and engine that would go on to dominate and win, the 2014, 2015, and 2016 titles.

Fans look forward to a new era in 2017 and hope that the competition amongst the teams is a lot closer in order to promote overtaking – and hopefully inject some excitement back into the sport that has come under fire for being “boring” and “too predictable” in past seasons. Initial pre-season testing has seen the Ferrari, Mercedes and RedBull teams show early pace, however few teams show their hand so early on.

Below are a collection of the press images from the recent team releases and photos form the Barcelona test. Let us know in the comments which car has the best livery and what team you hope will be competitive in the coming 2017 season?

Mercedes W08

Copyright 2017 Mercedes AMG F1

 

RedBull RB13

Copyright 2017 RedBull Racing

 

Ferrari SF70-H

Copyright 2017 Scuderia Ferrari

 

Renault F1 RS17

Copyright 2017 Renault Sport

 

Sauber C36

Copyright 2017 Sauber

 

Mclaren Honda MCL32

Copyright 2017 Mclaren

 

Force India VJM10

Copyright 2017 Force India

 

Williams F1 FW40

Copyright 2017 Willams F1

 

Toro Rosso STR12

Copyright 2017 Toro Rosso

 

Haas F1 VF17

Copyright 2017 Haas F1
Blake Curtis
Blake Curtis

Blake is a freelance photographer based in Sydney, Australia, focused on motorsport, glamour and commercial photography projects.

Having been involved in motorsport from the age of 11, Blake stepped away from racing to pursue interests behind the camera lens.

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