28th March 2011, 21:04 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

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.

No home advantage for Webber at Red Bull

Red Bull began 2011 as they ended 2010 – with Sebastian Vettel charging to victory.

Relief at McLaren after last-minute changes pay off

McLaren scored a surprise podium but Button’s penalty prevented a better result.

Ferrari look for answers on missing pace

Ferrari were 1.5s slower than Red Bull in qualifying and needed an extra pit stop in the race.

Collisions spoil Mercedes’ start to the season

Both Mercedes drivers retired after being hit by rivals in Melbourne.

Petrov fires Renault with fine drive to first podium

Vitaly Petrov beat Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber to claim his first ever podium finish.

Unreliability and driver errors hold Williams back

Neither Williams finished in Australia after driver errors and car failures.

Di Resta handed debut point for Force India

Paul di Resta scored a point on his debut for Force India after the Saubers were disqualified.

Just one stop for Perez in remarkable debut drive

Rookie Sergio Perez pulled off a surprise by making just one pit stop during the Australian Grand Prix.

Lotus not on terms with midfield yet

Lotus qualified two seconds behind the midfield but showed signs of better performance.