The late afternoon start for this year’s Australian Grand Prix gave a lovely colour to photographs from the race.
Here’s a selection of pictures including home hero Mark Webber waving to the crowd from a fire truck before the race, the first-lap pile-up, and the jubilant scenes among the Brawn team after the race.
More pictures from the Australian Grand Prix
- Australian GP pictures: Qualifying
- Australian GP Pictures: Practice
- F1 arrives at Melbourne (pictures)
Images (C) Ferrari spa, BMW ag, Toyota F1 World, Bridgestone, Getty Images, Force India F1 Team, Daimler, Renault / LAT, Williams / LAT