Wild speculation about more teams potentially breaking Formula 1’s cost cap means that one way or another the championship seems to be heading for another controversy.
Cost cap chatter has been rife in the F1 paddock and spilled over into public comments from various figures, prompting an irate response from the FIA.
As last year’s controversy around Red Bull’s 2021 breach lingers into this season, given its ongoing dominance, this is an extremely sensitive matter.
And the FIA trying to quash rumours is just the start of what’s likely to be a long, drawn-out saga with extremely high stakes.
Here’s our video guide to the trouble that’s brewing: