With only a week to go before the start of the much anticipated 2017 Formula Virtual season, Franklin finally reveal their new car.
After a season deemed as "poor" by the team's owner and team principal, many are wondering whether the three time champs can make their way back to the top of the mountain and reclaim what they believe to be rightfully theirs.
"I won't lie, last year was a disaster. Completely off the mark of where we wanted to be. Yes, we never expected to be the outright front runners, but scoring only a handful of victories is not up to our standards. It may be okay for some other teams on the grid, but certainly not us. We're here to win, and that's where we're heading back to,"
With testing complete, no-one really knows the pecking order, but it's widely tipped that Downton will have a quick car, and DS will obviously be hot as they look to take a second title in succession. Where Franklin will fit into the fray is still a huge unknown...
...But one thing we can say for certain is that the team have confirmed that Elroy Wagner and Jochem Van Snelheid have swapped places for the first five races...