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Sebastian Vettel made the most of a Virtual Safety Car to snatch the Australian Grand Prix win from Lewis Hamilton in Melbourne on Sunday.
Any suggestions that Mercedes may not be the top team this season were quashed on Friday as Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes 1-2 in practice for the Australian GP.
Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari back onto the top step of the podium as their pre-season form was realised at the Australian GP with the German winning ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton held off Sebastian Vettel to claim pole position in Australia in a qualifying that was red flagged when Daniel Ricciardo crashed.
Lap times tumbled in a red-flagged final practice for the Australian GP as Sebastian Vettel posted a new fastest ever lap time around the Albert Park circuit on his way to P1.
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.
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.
Nico Rosberg made the most of Ferrari’s strategy blunder to win the Australian GP, a race that was red flagged when Fernando Alonso suffered a horror crash…
F1’s new qualifying format failed to excite in Q3 and didn’t shake up the order as Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Australian GP…
Lewis Hamilton’s run of P1s in Australia continued into Saturday’s final practice while Rio Haryanto had his first crash of this season…