With the first race of the 2018 Formula One season just over 8 weeks away, the mind games have already started.
Although we're still a couple of weeks away at least from car launches, Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari's CEO, has described the 2018 Ferrari car as a potential 'monster'. However, he was quick to point out that the car could equally be 'garbage'.
Presumably speaking about the 2018 car in jest, Marchionne went on to downplay suggestions that Alfa Romeo is due a larger role in the sport beyond Sauber sponsorship.
The 2018 Ferrari project, codenamed project 669, is due to be launched on 22 February. Stay tuned...