2011 Australian Grand Prix in pictures

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Pictures from the 2011 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne.

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Images ?? Ferrari spa/Ercole Colombo, Renault/LAT, Williams/LAT, Getty Images/Red Bull, Force India F1 Team, Sauber F1 Team, Pirelli

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33 comments on 2011 Australian Grand Prix in pictures

  1. Scribe (@scribe) said on 27th March 2011, 14:04

    Does Pastor Maldonado not look a wee bit on the tubby side to you guys?

  2. thanks for all the mclaren pictures… great!

  3. fordsrule said on 27th March 2011, 14:07

    That last picture of Vettel on the podium is awesome :D

  4. Jake said on 27th March 2011, 14:11

    reagrding hamilton’s damaged floor, it was reported on the McLaren website that Lewis had something stuck in his front wing a few laps earlier. Could it be that this fell off the front wing and went back and broke the strut holding up the tray?

  5. box this lap (@sebashuis) said on 27th March 2011, 14:15

    Thanks for the pictures Keith!

  6. james_mc said on 27th March 2011, 14:55

    Oh dear, Karthikayen isn’t even looking at the camera….!

    • I don’t think I’ve ever seen a single driver’s lineup photo like that without at least one of them looking at something other than the camera.

  7. Fedup said on 27th March 2011, 16:55

    Come on guys, as always there are no pics of McLaren. What the hell’s wrong with you all? Does it burn? Does it hurt?

  8. Jonathan said on 27th March 2011, 17:59

    The phallic connotations of the champagne ceremony never occurred to me until I saw that picture of Vettel.

  9. phildick (@phildick) said on 27th March 2011, 20:45

    I like the lone Rubens with the tyre marks from a spin on the asphalt. Nice feeling.

    • US_Peter (@us_peter) said on 27th March 2011, 23:58

      Yeah, that’s my favorite shot in terms of composition. Very interesting and something you don’t really see anywhere else on the calendar.

  10. Macca25 said on 28th March 2011, 4:10

    It was his home race and there isn’t one decent shot of Webber???????

  11. andy c (@) said on 28th March 2011, 10:27


    any more information on the tech failures on both of the Williams?

    I heard they were gearbox/driveshaft failures. If so they will be worried….


  12. nemo87 (@nemo87) said on 28th March 2011, 10:29

    Look like that could change for Malaysia haha
    Unless it’s a ‘flexi-floor’ haha

  13. Damon (@damon) said on 28th March 2011, 11:56

    Man, the 2011 field looks soooooo bland!! Colour wise that is.
    It really lacks the yellow Renault wasps from last year.

  14. has anyone seen pictures of the damage on heidfelds car. looked quite bad

  15. potsdam curray said on 28th March 2011, 14:52

    I think Renault & Sauber could cause alot of upsets. Given that Sauber can fix their specification problem with the rear wing.

    Which brings me to ask, ” How did Mclaren get away with being within specification if the floor tray is missing bits and pieces ? “

    • Brendan said on 28th March 2011, 16:26

      very good point. unless there is a rule if soemthing is affected by damage maybe?

      • bosyber said on 28th March 2011, 17:20

        What DC said on the BBC coverage about Schumacher failing with “it got damaged due to going over cerbs” forgot to take into account that the stewards rejected that argument mainly because they disagreed the wear they saw was too even to be explained that way instead of by a too low ride height. I would think that in this case, even if part of the plank was too thin, there were clear signs of it having been damaged.

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