Okay, so Daniel Ricciardo is almost always smiling, but that cheeky grin of his is just getting larger and larger; 2 wins on the trot and an ever decreasing deficit to the Mercedes duo, who are now in a worse state than ever – could 2014 be the Honey Badger’s year?

It’s not completely ridiculous – the Red Bull is improving greatly, Lewis and Nico are squabbling greatly. Toto Wollf is even losing his cool.

2014 just gets more fascinating, and this edition of the Rumble Strips is onto something…