If there is an institution with more lapsed followers than the Catholic Church, it's Formula 1. Will a raft of changes to the cars bring back the glory days, or is it doomed to another year in the doldrums?
The people of Melbourne were not happy with the grand prix moving to their city in 1996 – 20,000 people at an anti-grand prix rally unhappy.
21 years ago this week, the darkest F1 season in recent memory came to an end. Suitably, it was not a happy conclusion.