2014 Australian Grand Prix result

2014 Australian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Albert Park, 2014

Pos # Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Reason
1 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 57
2 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 57 26.777 26.777
3 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 57 30.027 3.250
4 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 57 35.284 5.257
5 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 57 47.639 12.355
6 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 57 50.718 3.079
7 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 57 57.675 6.957
8 25 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 57 60.441 2.766
9 26 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Renault 57 63.585 3.144
10 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 57 85.916 22.331
11 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 56 1 lap 1 lap
12 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 56 1 lap 6.104
13 4 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 55 2 laps 1 lap
Not classified
17 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 49 8 laps 6 laps
8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 43 14 laps 6 laps MGU-K
13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 29 28 laps 14 laps MGU-K
9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 27 30 laps 2 laps Engine
1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 3 54 laps 24 laps Engine
44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1 56 laps 2 laps Engine
19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 0 57 laps 1 lap Accident
10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 0 57 laps 0.000 Accident
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 57 Disqualified

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56 comments on 2014 Australian Grand Prix result

  1. Mashiat (@) said on 16th March 2014, 7:42

    It was a great race! I am still hoping for more from Ferrari as Ted Kravitz confirmed that they couldn’t run ultimate power at all due to an electrical problem. But great pitstop by Ferrari though! 2.2 secs makes it the fastest ever I’m sure. Congrats to every single one of the podium finishers! And Toro Rosso.

  2. Wow, I liked it.
    What do we know?

    Mercedes – 1st speed, 2nd reliability
    Renault – 2nd speed, 3rd reliability
    Ferrari – 3rd speed, 1st reliability

    Car speed
    1st – RedBull
    2nd – Ferrari, Mercedes, Williams
    3rd – McLaren

    The race didn’t paned out this way. I’m sorry for Williams and what a drive by Ricciardo.

    • LexBlair (@lexblair) said on 16th March 2014, 7:50

      Car speed
      1st – RedBull
      2nd – Ferrari, Mercedes, Williams
      3rd – McLaren

      RedBull fastest? Ferrari faster than McLaren and is on par with Mercedes and Williams????

      Car speed:

      1st – Mercedes
      2nd – Williams, RedBull, McLaren
      3rd – Ferrari, Force India

    • scuderia_fan85 (@scuderia_fan85) said on 16th March 2014, 7:52

      u can’t really judge on this circuit. wait till a true F1 circuit like Malaysia…

    • Sankalp Sharma (@sankalp88) said on 16th March 2014, 7:52


      I wouldn’t call the Renault engine faster than Ferrari just yet. The scuderia were managing some electrical issues.

    • matt90 (@matt90) said on 16th March 2014, 7:56

      So you think the ultimate pace of the Williams is very similar to the Mercedes? I don’t.

    • Eggry (@eggry) said on 16th March 2014, 7:57

      I think in terms of aero, Red Bull is still top class but Mercedes is the one with overall package. Mclaren and Ferrari looks very close when it comes to chassis but engines make difference now. Force India is one of teams who is benefiting from Mercedes engine. I can’t see they have better chassis than Ferrari but overall they are close. So my guess is…

      1st – Red bull, Mercedes
      2st – Mclaren, Williams, Ferrari
      3st – Force India, Toro Rosso

      1st – Mercedes
      2st – Ferrari and Renault are comparable


      1st – Mercedes
      2st – Red Bull
      3st – Mclaren, Williams, Ferrari, maybe Force India…
      4st – Toro Rosso

    • Jack (@jackslo) said on 16th March 2014, 17:06

      1st Mercedes (Rosberg had the fastest pace, Hamilton wouldn’t be far behind)
      2nd and not far behind Mclaren and Williams (Magnussen is the man I like and Button was just covering his back. The best team in first 2014 race… Bottas had great race today and showed some real speed with his Williams matching best laptimes and I’m sure Massa would be fast to….)
      3rd again not far behind 2nd are Red Bull and Ferrari (Riccardo showed some skills today although I think Red Bull is not sooo fast and a bit fragile. Fernando is as always doing his best with not top car Ferrari finishing 4th..)
      4th and still interesting Force India and Torro Rosso (Kvyat, Vergne and hulkenberg just made today’s race more interesting – and that makes races more exciting…)
      ….. Well, I’ve had a lot of fun in the morning and I think very interesting championship is on way…. Can’t wait for the next race :P

    • If the red bull was running with correct flow rate I hardly think they would have been ahead of McLaren, or even Ferrari whom were carrying electrical problems.

  3. scuderia_fan85 (@scuderia_fan85) said on 16th March 2014, 7:46

    boring race. still not enough passing and with several WDC contenders going out early in the race. hoped for more from Ferrari, but they have not improved from last year; still lower half of top ten…

    hope Ferrari do better on a true F1 circuit…

    • JCost (@jcost) said on 16th March 2014, 7:56

      Yes, race was poor but it is suppose to get better next few races. Lewis being out with PU problems did not help the possibility of a fight for P1 once Mercedes is clearly ahead of the field.

      Talking on Lewis, I think Rosber is not aware of his team mate problem just yet or he just totally ignored his mate’s lack of fortune today.

    • Patrick (@paeschli) said on 16th March 2014, 8:44

      with several WDC contenders going out early in the race

      That makes it all interesting, no? Lewis, Seb and Button have to catch up, the pressure is on them.

    • Palle (@palle) said on 16th March 2014, 9:04

      I don’t think I saw the same race as You did. I think it was a perfect exciting start to the new era, 2014 and beyond.

  4. A new era is coming ain’t it?
    Ricciardo, Magnussen, Hulkenberg, Bottas, and Kvyat.

    That was one of the best podium lineup I’ve seen in years.

  5. raj said on 16th March 2014, 7:51

    this race was extremely boring . ferrari as usual came up with their so called crappy car once again .great drive by magnesson -this kid is the real thing . mercedes is dominating and i hope alonso leaves the has been team this year .5 years and still they aren’t able to provide a car which is of some worth . what a shame

  6. Eggry (@eggry) said on 16th March 2014, 7:51

    Race was generally boring except first 12 laps when everybody crashed, stopped. Renault’s resurgence is good news but Mercedes is still a way ahead. Ferrari seems mediocre which is disappointing.

    Still great drives from rookies(sort of) are welcomed. Kevin and Daniel was brilliant, Bottas was quite good either, even Kvyat looks fairly promising.

  7. Mallesh Magdum (@malleshmagdum) said on 16th March 2014, 7:52

    Just realised that Kevin Magnussen is a year younger than me! Awkward feeling #F1

  8. Nome said on 16th March 2014, 7:53

    hell of a drive by Bottas there, lovely to see Williams back in proper action. Magnussen did well, an delighted Rosberg won. Sad for Massa and Vettel, interesting to see how things go in the next race

  9. Kingshark (@kingshark) said on 16th March 2014, 7:55

    No Vettel, no Alonso, no Hamilton, no Raikkonen. This podium was so refreshing it’s unbelievable.

  10. Strontium (@strontium) said on 16th March 2014, 7:56

    Well, Perez, Sutil, and Gutierrez were doing next to nothing all race…

  11. Yusha (@freebird78) said on 16th March 2014, 8:00

    The first 15 and the last 10 laps were exciting. Not as boring as it could have been. Absolutely gutted for Lewis Hamilton. Kevin Magnussen is absolutely the dogs bollocks, isn’t he? And also great to see the resurgence of Williams and had Bottas not screwed up, he could have finished higher up. Mercedes need to get their act together and ensure reliability if they have to realise the potential of their car.

  12. GeeMac (@geemac) said on 16th March 2014, 8:01

    Well that was a good start to the year! Lots of nice subplots on the go already: Vettel and Hamilton need to regroup and get their title challenges back on track. That said I think they both also proved that anything is possible at this stage of the season, so I don’t think Rosberg and relax just yet. It is good to see that Williams’ pace is genuine and that Bottas managed to recover from that unforced error early in the race. KMag does seem to be the real deal doesn’t he…and it was a nice strong showing from McLaren in general after 2013.

  13. msoerensen (@msoerensen) said on 16th March 2014, 8:01

    Sad to see them save fuel. :(

  14. Hamilfan (@hamilfan) said on 16th March 2014, 8:04

    What domination by Rosberg and Mercedes !! Great drive by Bottas and Magnussen . It was a thrilling race. Sad for Lewis . But I think he has the tools to deliver this year .

  15. mantresx (@mantresx) said on 16th March 2014, 8:12

    What is it with Perez and finishing 11 all the time? he obviously likes that number but he’s taking it a bit too far now hehe

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