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There were top ten positions on the Friday timesheets in Australia for both Toro Rosso drivers, Romain Grosjean and Nico Hulkenberg.
Sergio Perez narrowly missed out on a top ten berth in Friday’s Melbourne practice while Fernando Alonso was P12 for McLaren.
Despite insisting that Ferrari were the team to beat, it was Lewis Hamilton who dominated Friday’s running in Melbourne, up by half a second in FP2.
Ross Brawn has vowed to fight at “every level” should this year’s Formula 1 fail to produce good racing.
Even after a wretched pre-season, Stoffel Vandoorne insists he believes that McLaren-Honda can return to the sharp end of the grid. It is just a question of when.
F1 delivered on its promise to up the pace as Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in the first FP1 of the season in Melbourne, 5.5 seconds faster than last year’s P1 time.
Sebastian Vettel is adamant he is not thinking about this year’s World title despite many predicting that Ferrari are the favourites heading into the new season.
Honda admit they are still “worried” about reliability heading into the Australian Grand Prix despite work carried out in the wake of pre-season testing.
Red Bull Racing’s Dan Fallows is one of the key members of the design team charged with bringing the newly-launched RB13 into 2017.
Formula 1 is set to bid farewell to shark fins and T-wings come 2018, however, don’t expect beautiful cars as Halo is likely to be introduced.
Max Verstappen has confirmed that Red Bull will race a different RB13 in Australia but says it is only a “little bit different” to the car they tested.
Williams’ new technical director Paddy Lowe insists that in Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll the Grove team has two “great” drivers on board.