2008 Australian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton shrugged off the disappointment of losing the 2007 championship at the final round and started the new season back at the front of the title race.
Questions will surely be asked about safety standards at the Albert Park circuit following this monster crash for Timo Glock. He ran wide at turn 12 on lap 45 and hit a series of bumps that totalled his Toyota. He was extremely lucky to escape injury in the worst accident of a crash-strewn race. Join […]
What did you think of the Australian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten for how much you enjoyed it and leave your comments below.
Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica share the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix. The pair battled at Magny-Cours and clashed at Fuji last year – but they’ve been racing each other since they first met in karts nine years ago.
The biggest surprise of qualifying for me was how quick the BMWs are. Robert Kubica was just 0.155s off Lewis Hamilton’s pole position time and Nick Heidfeld back him up in fifth with a 1’27.236. During the discussion of qualifying here last night one or two people raised the possibility that the two drivers are […]
Lewis Hamilton will start the first race of 2008 from pole position after an exciting qualifying session in Melbourne. Robert Kubica will join him on the front row and the Ferraris will start 4th and 16th after Kimi Raikkonen ran into trouble in the first part of the session.
Kimi Raikkonen says he wasn’t happy with his Ferrari but I think he might be bluffing. Williams are concerned about reliability and rumours say McLaren have a problem with one of their cars. Honda reckon they’re as quick as any one bar Ferrari and McLaren, now they have their new aerodynamic upgrade. And BMW said […]
I’ve just been interviewed by New Zealand radio station BSport about my predictions for the Australian Grand Prix. It’s the first time I’ve ever been interviewed live and I think it went OK… You can listen to the interview in full here: Keith on BSport 20080314.mp3 (6.61Mb)
Here are my notes on the first two Australian Grand Prix free practices. Kimi Raikkonen was fastest in the first and Lewis Hamilton quickest in the second, ahead of home hero Mark Webber..