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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Saturday photos are online!

Pictures by Sam Tickell are online!

2017-03-25 - SaturdaySam Tickell is a photographer for Flagworld.com since 2011. This week-end he his covering the first Formula 1 Grand Prix of the 2017 season in Melbourne.

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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

Dominant teammates in qualifying – A blip or a trend?

20170324-093 We all knew it would be a Mercedes on pole and so it happened. Lewis Hamilton put in an extraordinary lap of 1:22.188 to take pole.

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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

New Pirellis offer grip but there is a price to pay

20170323-007The tyres are new this year – new size and new compounds.

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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

Giovinazzi in as the new super-sub

20170325-018The big news of the weekend was that Pascal Wherlein withdrew from the Grand Prix citing fitness issues.

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Mar 25

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix qualifying report

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 24

Pascal Wehrlein not to start at the Australian Grand Prix

The Sauber F1 Team has decided to replace Pascal Wehrlein for the Australian Grand Prix

20170323-016 Wehrlein does not feel fit enough for a complete race distance due to his training deficit.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

Are the cars faster? That and other 2017 consequences

 

20170324-013Direct comparisons to the first practice sessions in Australia are useless. Why? Well it rained last year.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

In the end of the beginning, it was Mercedes who had the pace

20170324-032 In the lead up to practice all the teams were debating among themselves who would be fastest an in tradition F1 style, no one wanted to admit they would be the fastest. So it proved that Mercedes are still the dominant force.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

At Honda- is it so bad ?

20170324-012 It was probably not as bad for Fernando Alonso as was thought coming into the race weekend.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

Ferrari not quite there yet

20170324-008 Ferrari were expected to challenge Mercedes for the win this weekend and many had them slightly ahead coming to this race – but their practice pace showed they were off the Mercedes pace.

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Mar 24

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 24

Vettel downplays Ferrari’s Australia practice struggles

Vettel arrived in Australia as one of the early favourites

2017-03-24 - FridaySebastian Vettel is confident that Ferrari has more pace in hand heading into the rest of the Australian Grand Prix weekend after lagging behind pace-setter Lewis Hamilton in Friday’s Formula 1 practice sessions.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

No Australian winner

20170323-001There has never been an Australian winner of the Australian Grand Prix as it stands as a World Championship event. Many have tried – David Brabham, Alan Jones, Mark Webber and now Ricciardo stands to have the best chance. The car is expected to be a good one and perhaps with a bit of luck, he can get there.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A First for Liberty – And a small change

20170323-011This is the first race for a few people but none more important than Liberty – the new owners of the sport.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance

20170323-033There is an unknown nature to this race. In testing, the Ferrari looked like it had a lot more pace and a lot of it was drawn from the high speed corners. The car looked more planted than any other car, including the Mercedes.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

Physical challenge makes its way back into F1

20170323-025This year’s cars will present far more of a physical challenge than in previous years. It is a combination of the downforce levels and being able to push the tyres. Both are important.

 

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Our first photos are online!

Pictures by Sam Tickell are online!

20170323-013Sam Tickell is a photographer for Flagworld.com since 2011. This week-end he his covering the first Formula 1 Grand Prix of the 2017 season in Melbourne.

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Mar 23

Ferrari still quickest, downplaying hype – Hamilton

“I see Ferrari being the quickest at the moment. I think they will definitely be the favourites”

20170323-036Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton remains confident that Ferrari is the team to beat in this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, having called the Scuderia out for downplaying its chances.

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Mar 21

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix preview

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Feb 23

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport launches W08 EQ Power+, looks ahead with excitement to 2017 challenge

New car livery includes electric blue visual signature to denote Hybrid powertrain

2017-02-23 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport - W08 EQ Power+ (4) 2017 challenger christened W08 EQ Power+, launched exclusively online to fans in innovative 360 degree live broadcast during 100 km Filming Day in Silverstone, UK.

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