Formula One drivers said the first race of 2017 confirmed concerns its new rules have made it much more difficult to overtake.
Almost no overtaking took place after the first lap of the race which did not […]
Kevin Magnussen has been cleared over his collision with Marcus Ericsson on the first lap of the Australian Grand Prix.
The stewards examined the incident but decided to take no action against the Haas driver […]
Lewis Hamilton says it wasn’t possible for him to execute a strategy which might have helped him win the Australian Grand Prix.
The Mercedes driver led the opening stages of the race but dropped behind the Red […]
Fernando Alonso says McLaren are Formula One’s slowest team in normal conditions despite running inside the points places for much of the Australian Grand Prix.
Alonso slipped out of the points when Esteban […]
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne congratulated the team on their victory in the Australian Grand Prix, saying it was “about time” they won another race.
Sebastian Vettel victory is the team’s first since the […]
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says their strategy didn’t gift Ferrari victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel moved ahead of Lewis Hamilton by making his first pit stop later than the pole […]
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Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari their first victory for more than a year as the 2017 season began in Melbourne.
Lewis Hamilton led the opening stages of the race but Vettel moved ahead when the Mercedes driver […]
PositionNo.DriverCar15Sebastian VettelFerrari244Lewis HamiltonMercedes377Valtteri BottasMercedes47Kimi RaikkonenFerrari533Max VerstappenRed Bull-TAG Heuer619Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes711Sergio PerezForce […]
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Daniel Ricciardo was unable to start the Australian Grand Prix from the grid after suffering a problem on his installation lap.
The Red Bull driver had already been relegated to 15th place on the grid following […]
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Red Bull has tried to minimise its straight-line speed deficit with its car set-up, Max Verstappen has confirmed after the team fell short of pace-setters Mercedes and Ferrari in Melbourne.
Verstappen was the […]
Qualifying punctured the pessimism which greeted Ferrari’s low-key showing on Friday: Perhaps Mercedes will face some serious opposition in 2017 after all.
The two drivers who have won six of the past seven […]
Notable radio messages from final practice and qualifying for the 2017 Australian Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen went down an escape road early on.
“Puncture, rear-left Kimi.”
Raikkonen: “Why […]
@philipgb I’ve had a look at the data here, I think it’s pretty much in line with what was forecast. Perhaps the tyres are a bit on the hard side, but Pirelli were always going to have to be conservative:
Daniel Ricciardo’s hopes of a strong result in his home race suffered a major blow when he crashed during qualifying.
His Red Bull snapped out of control at turn 14 and went backwards into the barrier, leaving […]
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