If aesthetics mean anything, Ferrari will have a better year in 2015.
Before making the radical switch to Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel contemplated simply quitting Formula One.
If the former Marussia team survives the winter, it will have to house itself elsewhere.
Nine weeks after the 2014 finale, Formula One is now counting down the mere days before the resumption of track action.
F1's historic venues are struggling to write the next chapters of the sport.
Fiat chairman John Elkann has joined Sergio Marchionne in admitting Ferrari will get off to a difficult start in 2015.
Although Mercedes utterly dominated in 2014, team chairman Niki Lauda is still looking into the new season with trepidation.