Lean and mean, and out to prove their worth

Formula 2's class of 2019 assembled in Bahrain on Thursday ahead of the launch of Grand Prix racing's feeder series.

The field of 20 drivers is a diverse set of talent united by the common goal of reaching the pinnacle of motorsport.

Some will succeed while others will fail, but for now all sights are set on this weekend's opening performance, with the outside world's attention inevitably channeled towards one young charger.

And we all know who that isโ€ฆ