F1 drivers’ points after Australia 2010 Position Driver Points 1 Fernando Alonso 37 2 Felipe Massa 33 3 Jenson Button 31 4 Lewis Hamilton 23 5 Nico Rosberg 20 6 Robert Kubica 18 7 Sebastian Vettel 12 8 Michael Schumacher 9 9 Vitantonio Liuzzi 8 10 Mark Webber 6 11 Rubens Barrichello 5 =12 Nico … Continue reading F1 championship points after Australia
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Review the Australian Grand Prix live blog below. Bahrain Grand Prix Live Blog Useful links Track map Race programme Live F1 video FAQ Live F1 timing Melbourne weather radar 2010 Australian Grand Prix grid Launch the F1 Fanatic Live blog in a new window by clicking here
Those of you on Britain can hear me on Talksport radio tonight at around 8.45pm discussing the Australian Grand Prix. I understand one of the people I’ll be talking to is Eddie Irvine, who of course won the race back in 1999. I was also on Sky News yesterday at half one talking about Lewis … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 28/3/2010
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.
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.
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 … Continue reading A bad weekend gets worse for Hamilton
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 … Continue reading Vettel beats Webber to Melbourne pole (Australian Grand Prix qualifying)
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 … Continue reading 2010 Australian Grand Prix grid
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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.
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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 … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/3/2010
It’s time to make your Australian Grand Prix predictions if you want to be in with a chance of winning one of our great prizes. The overall winner of our Predictions Championship will win British Grand Prix tickets and two winners will win F1 DVDs and an F1 painting this weekend. You’ve got to make … Continue reading Make your Australian Grand Prix predictions now to win F1 prizes
Even though it’s the second race of the year seeing F1 cars blasting around Melbourne still feels like where the world championship begins. Most of the cars have a few subtle aerodynamic changes for this race, like McLaren’s new sidepod-mounted rear mirrors and Sauber’s interpretation of the ‘F-duct’. And Renault, HRT and a few other … Continue reading Australian Grand Prix practice in pictures
McLaren ended the first day of practice in Australia in a positive mood, talking up their chances after a strong showing in both sessions. But Ferrari and Red Bull still look like the teams to beat ahead of qualifying tomorrow.
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button headed the times after today’s second practice session in Melbourne. The pair set their times in between the two rain showers which fell at the track early in the session.
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While Robert Kubica topped the times in free practice one Ferrari once again look to have good long-run pace. And at this early stage it looks as though McLaren might have found a better set-up for Melbourne than they had at Bahrain. Take a closer look at the lap times from free practice one below.
Robert Kubica put Renault at the top of the times sheets at the end of free practice one for the Australian Grand Prix. But Sauber suffered a difficult session. Kamui Kobayashi suffered two broken front wings which caused a pair session stoppages and Pedro de la Rosa’s car rolled to a halt with ten minutes … Continue reading Kubica quickest in disrupted first practice