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Showers threaten build-up to first race 14th March 2013, 17:50

There is a chance of showers throughout the next three days in Melbourne, particularly on Saturday, which could affect qualifying.

2013 Australian Grand Prix TV Times

Don’t miss any of the action during this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix – here’s the times of all the F1 sessions.

2013 Australian Grand Prix build-up in pictures

The first race weekend of 2013 begins tomorrow and the teams are all ready to go in Melbourne. Here are pictures from the build-up to the first race weekend of the year.

Front wing flex test “trying to stop us” – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel says the new restrictions on flexing front wings introduced this year were aimed at curtailing Red Bull’s superiority.

Drivers not expecting to miss Q3 to save tyres

F1 drivers doubt there will be an advantage to be gained by deliberately avoiding the later stages of qualifying in order to save fresh sets of tyres.

Melbourne season-opener looks set to be close

There is little to separate the top teams ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. The top five have all been tipped as potential contenders for victory.

Gonzalez to get practice sessions runs with Marussia

Marussia have signed Venezuelan Rodolfo Gonzalez as their reserve driver for 2013 and say he will make several appearance in practice during the season.

McLaren to lose Vodafone title sponsorship

McLaren have confirmed their title sponsorship arrangement with Vodafone will conclude at the end of this year.

Perez “desperate” to begin McLaren career with win

In the round-up: Perez “desperate to win” ?σΤιΌ?σ Webber not worried by “vultures” ?σΤιΌ?σ Vettel names RB9 “Hungry Heidi”