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2017 Pre-Season Test Day 3: Mercedes On Top While Ferrari Impresses

It was another good day for the Mercedes Formula One team on day three of the first pre-season test of 2017. Valtteri Bottas, for the Silver Arrows, set the fastest time of the day of 1:19.705 on Pirelli’s Ultra Soft Tyres. The time seemed impressive until Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari put in the second […]

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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: Williams Steal The March

The Williams revival has begun. Late last week the privately owned team revealed the first render of what their 2017 challenger, the FW40, will look like. As is always the case the first time a new F1 car is unveiled the team does not want to give away any of the major details until they […]

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Dirk De Beer Joins Williams as Head of Aerodynamics

The Williams Formula 1 Team has announced that Dirk De Beer will join the team as Head of Aerodynamics. De Beer will commence his role at the Grove based team from 1 March 2017. His recent stint in F1 was at Ferrari alongside James Allison, who was announced as Mercedes Technical Director from 1 March […]

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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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Felipe Massa To Replace Bottas at Williams

Felipe Massa will come out of retirement to replace Valtteri Bottas at Williams. Massa’s announcement was expected following numerous reports that he will return to the Grove based team to fill the gap that will be left by Valtteri Bottas who will now be confirmed at Mercedes for the 2017 season. Following Nico Rosberg shock […]

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Pat Symonds to Leave Williams

Williams F1 Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds will leave the Grove based team at the end of the year. After joining Williams in 2013, the team finished 3rd in the constructors standings in 2014 but have since slipped down to 5th behind Force India. Williams confirmed on Tuesday that Symonds will officially step down from […]

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Nico Rosberg wins the Abu Dhabi grand prix

F1 2016: Abu Dhabi Gp – Rosberg Holds Nerve To Win Title

Since that first weekend of the F1 season, back in mid-March, there has been a menacing steeliness about Nico Rosberg that seemed unbreakable. This steeliness, along with astonishing form, has, after eleven seasons and 206 grand prix, made Nico Rosberg the 2016 Formula 1 World Champion. The season-ending Abu Dhabi grand prix delivered a tension […]

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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

2016 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Nico Rosberg🏆385
2 Lewis Hamilton380
3 Daniel Ricciardo256
4 Sebastian Vettel212
5 Max Verstappen204
> Full Championship Table

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