Also, sucks to be these guys.
They have #1 on their car. They know their team made a better car than last year, but it isn’t enough.
That’s why you always have to be daring. To push the envelope, to bring the absolute best you can come up with, and hope it holds for 24 hours. Why? Because in a few years, nobody cares if you finished 7th or didn’t finished at all.