Max Verstappen, Lance Stroll and Valtteri Bottas were RaceFans’ stars of the Australian Grand Prix. Here’s why.
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2019 Australian Grand Prix weekend.
The Albert Park circuit is likely to be resurfaced for the first time since it began holding the Australian Grand Prix, despite Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel’s objections.
Formula 1 Management motorsport director Ross Brawn says the first race of the new season gave him encouragement that changes made to the cars to aid overtaking have worked.
Lewis Hamilton says he was encouraged to discover his car was damaged during the opening race of the 2019 F1 season as it explained his struggles with his car’s balance during the race.
Was this a dominant performance by a revitalised “Bottas 2.0”? Or just a great start for one Mercedes driver and bad luck for the other?
Valtteri Bottas is the 60th different driver to lead the world championship. Here are more stats and facts from the Australian Grand Prix.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said his drivers and their engineers defied his instruction not to chase the bonus point for fastest lap in the Australian Grand Prix.
Who was the best driver during the 2019 Australian Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
Did the new point for fastest lap change the teams’ tactics in the Australian Grand Prix? It didn’t tempt any of them into pitting, but did prompt some quick laps at the end.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says the team will reconsider whether it was right not to make a bid for the fastest lap bonus point with Charles Leclerc.
Ferrari ordered Charles Leclerc not to overtake Sebastian Vettel in the final laps of the Australian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas won the Australian Grand Prix in dominant fashion as Mercedes started the new season with a one-two finish.
Valtteri Bottas leads the drivers’ championship with 26 points after winning the Australian Grand Prix and setting the fastest lap of the race.
Valtteri Bottas won the 2019 Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.
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The 2019 Australian Grand Prix in pictures.
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Lewis Hamilton has taken his eighth Australian Grand Prix pole position but has only converted two of those into wins. Will he start 2019 on a high?
Formula 1 drivers suspect the new point for fastest lap will be won by whichever of the leading drivers can take a “free pit stop” at the end of the race.