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Who was the best driver of the Australian Grand Prix weekend? 28th March 2011, 21:04
Review each driver’s race weekend in detail and vote for the did best.
Red Bull began 2011 as they ended 2010 – with Sebastian Vettel charging to victory.
McLaren scored a surprise podium but Button’s penalty prevented a better result.
Ferrari were 1.5s slower than Red Bull in qualifying and needed an extra pit stop in the race.
Both Mercedes drivers retired after being hit by rivals in Melbourne.
Vitaly Petrov beat Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber to claim his first ever podium finish.
Neither Williams finished in Australia after driver errors and car failures.
Paul di Resta scored a point on his debut for Force India after the Saubers were disqualified.
Rookie Sergio Perez pulled off a surprise by making just one pit stop during the Australian Grand Prix.
Lotus qualified two seconds behind the midfield but showed signs of better performance.