27th March 2010, 18:04 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Vettel looks hard to beat at Melbourne (Australian GP pre-race analysis) 27th March 2010, 18:04

After losing a likely win at Bahrain due to a car problem Sebastian Vettel starts from pole position again at Melbourne. Can he win this time? With a chance of rain, first-lap crashes and safety car appearances the Australian Grand Prix presents a challenging conundrum for race strategists.

Australian GP qualifying in pictures

With trees, colour and no shortage of fans Albert Park always provides a scenic backdrop for the Australian Grand Prix. Check out these pictures from qualifying today.

A bad weekend gets worse for Hamilton

So far it’s shaping up to be another weekend to forget in Australia for Lewis Hamilton. He became the first driver from one of the ‘big four’ teams to fail to make the cut for Q3 in qualifying this year. The timing couldn’t be worse – he’s already in the headlines for all the wrong […]

Vettel beats Webber to Melbourne pole (Australian Grand Prix qualifying)

Sebastian Vettel denied team mate Mark Webber a pole position start in front of his home crowd at Melbourne. Vettel edged his team mate by less than a tenth of a second in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. But the biggest surprise of the session was Lewis Hamilton failing to make it into the […]

2010 Australian Grand Prix grid

Row 1 Sebastian Vettel 1’23.919Red Bull-Renault Mark Webber 1’24.035Red Bull-Renault Row 2 Fernando Alonso 1’24.111Ferrari Jenson Button 1’24.675McLaren-Mercedes Row 3 Felipe Massa 1’24.837Ferrari Nico Rosberg 1’24.884Mercedes Row 4 Michael Schumacher 1’24.927Mercedes Rubens Barrichello 1’25.217Williams-Cosworth Row 5 Robert Kubica 1’25.372Renault Adrian Sutil 1’26.036Force India-Mercedes Row 6 Lewis Hamilton 1’25.184McLaren-Mercedes Sebastien Buemi 1’25.638Toro Rosso-Ferrari Row 7 Vitantonio […]

Australian Grand Prix qualifying live blog

Review the Australian Grand Prix Qualifying live blog below. Qualifying – Bahrain Grand Prix Live Blog Useful links Track map Race programme Live F1 video FAQ Live F1 timing Launch the F1 Fanatic Live blog in a new window by clicking here

Webber fastest at home in final practice

Mark Webber set the fastest time in final practice in front of his home crowd ahead of qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver was two tenths of a second quicker than round one winner Fernando Alonso around the Melbourne circuit.

Australian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog

Review the Australian Grand Prix Free Practice 3 live blog below. Free Pracitce 3 – Bahrain Grand Prix Live Blog Useful links Track map Race programme Live F1 video FAQ Live F1 timing Launch the F1 Fanatic Live blog in a new window by clicking here

F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/3/2010

It’s qualifying day for the Australian Grand Prix! Look out for our free practice three and qualifying live blogs coming soon. Here’s today’s round-up: Links The declining standard of F1 television coverage (Doctorvee) An often-overlooked but very important part of the ‘improving the show’ argument. The latest on plans to improve the Formula 1 show […]