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Australian GP (2018)

22 Mar - 25 Mar
Event finished

Australian GP: Top photos from the race's selection of photos from the Australian Grand Prix, the first round of the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Hamilton had "extra tools" to avoid Vettel defeat

Lewis Hamilton had the "extra tools" needed to keep clear of Sebastian Vettel had Mercedes not misjudged the gap it required during the Australian Grand Prix.

Sirotkin believes sandwich bag led to retirement

Sergey Sirotkin reckons a rogue sandwich bag led to his early retirement from the Australian Grand Prix.

Car damage a factor in Verstappen's spin

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen's spin during the Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix was partly a consequence of damage he sustained while pursuing Kevin Magnussen.

Bottas says cooling miscalculation hurt him in the race

Valtteri Bottas believes a miscalculation in his car's cooling may have cost him a better result in Formula 1's season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Ferrari not yet "a true match" for Mercedes, says Vettel

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari's 2018 Formula 1 car is not currently “a true match” for Mercedes, despite having beaten Lewis Hamilton to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.

Big fine adds to Haas' misery after "heartbreaking" DNFs

The Haas Formula 1 team has been fined €10,000 for the unsafe pit releases that led to Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean's Australian Grand Prix retirements.

Sainz "nearly started vomiting" during Australian GP

Carlos Sainz says a problem with his Renault car's water pump meant he nearly vomited during Formula 1's season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mercedes blames "software problem" for Australia defeat

Mercedes suspects a software glitch was to blame for it losing victory at the Australian Grand Prix to Sebastian Vettel during a virtual safety car period.

Australian GP: Vettel beats Hamilton with strategy call

Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a mid-race safety car to steal victory from Lewis Hamilton in the 2018 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Live: Follow the Australian GP as it happens

Follow all the action from the Australian Grand Prix as it happens with our minute-by-minute coverage.

Part changes put Bottas on penalty limit

Valtteri Bottas is already on the bubble for power unit grid penalties ahead of the 2018 Formula 1 season opener after his Australian Grand Prix qualifying crash.

Wolff doesn't want Bottas to feel pressure after crash

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he will not allow Valtteri Bottas to feel that he is under any extra pressure to deliver, despite his crash in Australian Grand Prix qualifying.

"Upset" Gasly admits he was "too greedy" in qualifying

A dejected Pierre Gasly rued being “too greedy” on his decisive lap in Australian Grand Prix qualifying, as a mistake consigned the Frenchman to last on the grid for Formula 1's season opener.

Alonso: McLaren set for "big points" on Sunday

Fernando Alonso says he goes into the 2018 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix hoping for a top five finish despite McLaren only being 11th and 12th in Melbourne qualifying.

Australian GP: Starting grid in pictures

Here’s how the grid lines up for the 2018 Australian GP at Albert Park, the opening round of the Formula 1 World Championship.

Australian GP: Top photos from Saturday's selection of photos from FP3 and qualifying of the Australian Grand Prix, the first race of the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Perez: Force India worse than expected in Australia

Sergio Perez has admitted his Force India team was "definitely behind" where it expected to be in the opening qualifying of the Formula 1 season in Melbourne.

Australian GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Drivers: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).

Magnussen says Alonso "annoyed" Haas beating McLaren

Kevin Magnussen says Fernando Alonso's comments about the Haas F1 car being a "Ferrari replica" stem from frustration that McLaren is being outpaced by one of the smallest teams on the grid.

Verstappen says mistake cost him front row slot

Max Verstappen has suggested he would have qualified on the front row of the grid for the Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix but for a mistake at Turn 13.

Bottas set for gearbox change penalty after crash

Valtteri Bottas is set to drop a further five places down the grid at the Australian Grand Prix after Mercedes confirmed his qualifying crash has damaged his gearbox.

Mercedes qualifying mode "a punch in the stomach" - Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo says Mercedes' qualifying mode that helped Lewis Hamilton dominate the Australian Grand Prix pole shoot-out was “a punch in the stomach” to its Formula 1 rivals.

'Party' engine mode not behind Q3 leap, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says the 0.887s improvement that helped him grab pole position for the Australian Grand Prix was nothing to do with any special 'party' mode on his engine.