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2017 Australian Grand Prix: Post-Race Press Conference

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Sebastian, all those thousands and thousands of hours of work from the whole team over winter testing, you guys have shown the form early in the season, massive victory, how do you […]

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F1 2017: Australian Gp Qualifying Report – Hamilton Leads

Lewis Hamilton has secured pole position for Australian grand prix but it was far from the comfortable domination the Mercedes driver has been used to. Nipping at the gearbox of the Mercedes was Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari only two tenths off the pole position time. This time is in stark contrast to Ferrari’s last […]

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2017 Australian Grand Prix: Practice 1 & 2 Round Up

Free Practice 1 The 2017 Formula 1 season got underway at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne Australia this morning with Mercedes Lewis Hamilton picking up where Mercedes left off by finishing fastest in both Friday sessions. Hamilton’s fastest FP1 time of 1:24.220 was completed on Pirelli’s purple marked ultra-soft tyres. Mercedes team mate Valtteri […]

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Australian Gp Preview: F1 2017 Finally Comes To Life

The wait for the 2017 Formula 1 season is nearly over as it heads into the first round at Australia’s Albert Park circuit. This weekend one of the most dramatic overhauls of F1 regulations will finally come to life as the battle commences for the 2017 championship. From a purely visual perspective the wider tyres […]

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Vettel Ends His Pre-Season Testing Top of the Time Sheets

Sebastian Vettel topped the timing sheets for Ferrari on the penultimate day of testing before the start of the 2017 season. The session before lunch was topped by Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel who set a time of 1:19:024 on a set of the purple marked ultra softy tyres. However, what was eye-catching about the German’s […]

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F1 2017: Official Testing Day 2 Wrap-Up

Official testing entered its second day ahead of the start of the 2017 Formula 1 season. Three time champion Lewis Hamilton set the early morning pace with a quickest time of 1:20:983 on the red-walled Supersoft Pirelli compound tyres. It was a another difficult day for McLaren as this time Stoffel Vandoorne saw his running […]

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F1 2017: Official Testing Day 1 Wrap-Up

The first official day of testing commenced at Spain’s Circuit de Catalunya on Monday. The eagerly awaited first day of testing got off to an expected slow start as the new cars trickled out of their respective garages to set the first installations laps. First out on circuit was Renault’s RS17 but the rest quickly […]

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F1 2017: Mercedes Launch W08

The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has launched its 2017 challenger, the WO8, ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 season. Ahead of the official online launch of Mercedes’ car its drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas put the new car through its paces at the Silverstone racetrack. However, the event was not an official test […]

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F1 2017: Team-by-team Guide, Part 1

Mercedes – Lewis Hamilton & Valtteri Bottas Given their ominous and unbeatable run since the start of the hybrid era Merc automatically start the new year as favourites. However, this ‘theory’ is based solely on what’s gone before. In reality, there is nothing to suggest that the Silver Arrows’ dominance will continue into the vastly […]

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F1 2017: The Case For Valtteri Bottas

By now the news has spread far and wide that Mercedes have, officially, picked Valtteri Bottas to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for the 2017 season. Instinctively, the dominant question will be how he will shape up against his three-time world champion teammate. It wasn’t the electrifying choice many were looking for but Bottas is […]

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2017 Australian GP Broadcast Times

CDTGMTGMT+2Local
Free Practice 1Thursday 20:00Friday 01:00Friday 03:00Friday 12:00
Free Practice 2Friday 00:00Friday 05:00Friday 07:00Friday 16:00
Free Practice 3Friday 22:00Saturday 03:00Saturday 05:00Saturday 14:00
QualifyingSaturday 01:00Saturday 06:00Saturday 08:00Saturday 17:00
RaceSunday 00:00Sunday 05:00Sunday 07:00Sunday 16:00

2017 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Sebastian Vettel25
2 Lewis Hamilton18
3 Valtteri Bottas15
4 Kimi Raikkonen12
5 Max Verstappen10
> Full Championship Table

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