Australian GP: Top photos from Thursday

The 2018 Formula 1 season kicks off this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix. Here are some hand-picked pictures from Thursday.

Australian GP: Top photos from Thursday
Track walk with Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari and Maurizio Arrivabene, Team Principal, Ferrari
Track walk with Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari and Maurizio Arrivabene, Team Principal, Ferrari
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

FIA Formula 1 Mercedes-AMG GTR Safety car and Mercedes-AMG C63 S Medical Car
FIA Formula 1 Mercedes-AMG GTR Safety car and Mercedes-AMG C63 S Medical Car
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Circuit detail from around the circuit during the team's track walk
Circuit detail from around the circuit during the team's track walk
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Mercedes AMG F1 and Ferrari garages
Mercedes AMG F1 and Ferrari garages
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Engine covers of Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari and Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
Engine covers of Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari and Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Front wings of Sergio Perez, Force India and Esteban Ocon, Force India
Front wings of Sergio Perez, Force India and Esteban Ocon, Force India
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Williams garage
Williams garage
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Atmosphere, skyline
Atmosphere, skyline
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Atmosphere, skyline
Atmosphere, skyline
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Race signage
Race signage
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Nico Hulkenberg, Renault Sport F1 Team
Nico Hulkenberg, Renault Sport F1 Team
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

A fan's paintings of Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, and Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing
A fan's paintings of Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, and Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Esteban Ocon, Force India F1
Esteban Ocon, Force India F1
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Fernando Alonso, McLaren
Fernando Alonso, McLaren
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren
Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso
Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso
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Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team
Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
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The helmet of Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
The helmet of Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

The helmet of Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team
The helmet of Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team
Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team
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Charles Leclerc, Sauber F1 Team and Marcus Ericsson, Sauber F1 Team
Charles Leclerc, Sauber F1 Team and Marcus Ericsson, Sauber F1 Team
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, signs autographs
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, signs autographs
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, signs autographs
Fernando Alonso, McLaren, signs autographs
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren
Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Charles Leclerc, Sauber with a snake
Charles Leclerc, Sauber with a snake
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, and Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, in the Thursday drivers Press Conference
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, and Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, in the Thursday drivers Press Conference
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

A wide view of the Thursday drivers Press Conference featuring Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, and Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
A wide view of the Thursday drivers Press Conference featuring Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, and Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Ferrari SF71H front wing detail
Ferrari SF71H front wing detail
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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 front detail
Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 front detail
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Photo by: Giorgio Piola

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, and Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso, on stage with Louise Goodman
Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, and Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso, on stage with Louise Goodman
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso, signs autographs for fans
Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso, signs autographs for fans
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Intermediate tyres in a rack
Intermediate tyres in a rack
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Robert Kubica, Williams Martini Racing
Robert Kubica, Williams Martini Racing
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Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, is interviewed by Louise Goodman
Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, is interviewed by Louise Goodman
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team, speaks to the media
Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team, speaks to the media
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, gives an interview
Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, gives an interview
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Charlie Whiting, Race Director, FIA, speaks at the Thursday FIA Press Conference
Charlie Whiting, Race Director, FIA, speaks at the Thursday FIA Press Conference
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Sergio Perez, Force India, signs an autograph
Sergio Perez, Force India, signs an autograph
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

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