Australian GP | Vettel wins the Mercedes-Ferrari fight

The season kicks off with Vettel winning in Australia.

Gladiators. That’s what the new regulations wanted to make the drivers look like. And when you look at the speed they carry through the corners you can probably agree with that. But in the Australian Grand Prix, the gladiators were the tyres as pit strategy helped decide the winner – as Vettel came out on top against Hamilton. 

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Australian GP | Hamilton takes first pole of 2017 as Ricciardo crashes

Lewis Hamilton secures the first pole of 2017 at the Australian Grand Prix.

For the first time in 2017, the fastest car in Formula One was finally revealed as Hamilton clinched pole for the season-opener. His 62nd career pole comes with a new Albert Park lap record. As Vettel puts Ferrari on the front row for the first time since 2015, while Ricciardo put his Red Bull in the wall.

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Australian GP | Sebastian Vettel sets new lap record in FP3

Sebastian Vettel lays down the pace at the Australian Grand Prix.

Qualifying in Australia continues to near as drops of rain linger in the air. But while the rain holds off, Vettel set more than just the pace. All the while Wehrlein was forced to watch on from the garage after withdrawing from the race. Handing Ferrari’s reserve driver, Antonio Givoniazzi, a surprise Formula One debut.

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Australian GP | Hamilton maintains half second lead in FP2

Lewis Hamilton maintains his half-second advantage at the Australian Grand Prix.

A spin, red flag, gearbox failure and drivers running wide. Formula One, 2017 edition has not taken long before the limits are being tested. Yet the battle at the top continues to wait as Hamilton narrowly misses out on a track record while Red Bull and Ferrari wait in the wings.

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Australian GP | Hamilton tops the first practice session of the year

A new season but a familiar name sits atop the Australian Grand Prix timesheet.

New, faster cars saw the benchmark time rapidly eclipse last year’s best. While the best remained Lewis Hamilton as the Brit topped the timesheet from Bottas, as Ferrari watched on from the garage.

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Australian GP Preview | Can Ferrari beat Mercedes out the gates?

The Australian Grand Prix, Formula One’s curtain raiser.

This is the moment Formula One fan’s around the world have been waiting for. As it’s time to get rolling down under, with the season about to get underway in Melbourne. In the red corner stands Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari’s men behind the wheel of the car they hope can finally topple Hamilton’s Mercedes amidst a season of reg changes. But will the Silver Arrows still fly highest or is their dominant reign at its end?

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8 Things We Learnt From The Australian Grand Prix

After Formula One kicked off the 2016 season, take a look at eight things we learnt from the Australian Grand Prix.

Australia. The opening race of the 2016 Formula One season started as a damp squib but ended with a solid race Down Under. With the weekend as a whole drawing much speculation and scrutiny at the new elimination qualifying format. Yet come Sunday, that format was supposedly abolished before 57-laps of action saw Nico Rosberg open the campaign with a win.

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