Lead of the constructors’ championship for the first time since Australia 2013
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In reality what did the new rules mean for passing?
F1 fans who demand 100s of passes during a race will probably be disappointed this year. The bigger wings, the greater reliance on aero will create issues for overtaking. Plus Melbourne has never been a great overtaking track due to the lack of tight corners and straights.
New race, new rules. Where are the fights going to be in 2017?
What was the difference in race pace with the new rules
“For today I’m just very happy and for sure whatever happens this year, the race today doesn’t hurt.”
Sebastian Vettel called his victory in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix a “positive surprise” for Ferrari, but is refusing to think about a challenge for the Formula 1 drivers’ championship after just one race.
Australian Grand Prix Formula One race report
Dominant teammates in qualifying – A blip or a trend?
New Pirellis offer grip but there is a price to pay
Lance Stroll’s difficult start to life in F1 continued as he qualified 19th
Are the cars faster? That and other 2017 consequences
In the end of the beginning, it was Mercedes who had the pace
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.
At Honda- is it so bad ?
Ferrari not quite there yet
Australian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report
A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance
There 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.
Physical challenge makes its way back into F1
“I see Ferrari being the quickest at the moment. I think they will definitely be the favourites”
Mercedes 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.