Australian Grand Prix

Marc Marquez wins in Australian Grand Prix to extend title lead

Marc Marquez wins in Australian Grand Prix to extend title lead

The 24-year-old Honda rider prevailed after another Phillip Island thriller with the top eight riders duking it out over 27 laps and the lead changing hands on almost every corner at some stages.

Oct 22, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Australian Grand Prix: Force India open season with double points finish

Australian Grand Prix: Force India open season with double points finish

Force India collected seven points from the weekend, one less than Williams with Felipe Massa finishing sixth.

Mar 26, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Australian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel shocks Lewis Hamilton to win season opening race

Australian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel shocks Lewis Hamilton to win season opening race

Finland`s Valtteri Bottas completed the podium on his debut for Mercedes.

Mar 26, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Force India fail to make Q3 in Australian GP qualifying

Force India fail to make Q3 in Australian GP qualifying

Perez narrowly missed out on Q3 with the best time of 1:25.081 while Ocon, in his first race for the team, was almost half a second slower than his more experienced teammate.

Mar 25, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
Australian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole in season opener with record lap

Australian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole in season opener with record lap

Hamilton in a Mercedes clocked a record lap of one minute 22.188 seconds to take his 62nd career pole and sixth in Australia into Sunday's race in Melbourne.

Mar 25, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in 1st practice at F1 opener

Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in 1st practice at F1 opener

The new regulations for 2017 allowed for wider tires with more grip and durability, greater aerodynamics, bigger fuel loads and increased downforce.

Mar 24, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton calls for more women in 'dude' dominated paddock

Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton calls for more women in 'dude' dominated paddock

Hamilton won 10 of 21 races last season, including the last four in succession, but was still runner-up behind German champion Rosberg, who has been replaced by former Williams driver Valtteri Bottas.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo seeks end to 37-year Aussie drought

Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo seeks end to 37-year Aussie drought

Alan Jones was the last Australian to win his home grand prix in 1980, when he was also the last Australian to win the world title.

Mar 23, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Sebastian Vettel names his 2017 Ferrari F1 car as 'Gina'

Sebastian Vettel names his 2017 Ferrari F1 car as 'Gina'

The 2017 F1 season is slated to begin with Australian Grand Prix from March 26.

Mar 23, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
German hero in Nico Rosberg: F1 driver rescued drowning boy in Monaco

German hero in Nico Rosberg: F1 driver rescued drowning boy in Monaco

The 30-year-old is competing in the Bahrain GP, and is leading his team-mate and defending champion Lewis Hamilton in the championships.

Apr 02, 2016, 23:06 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton upstaged by teammate Nico Rosberg in eventful Aussie GP​

Lewis Hamilton upstaged by teammate Nico Rosberg in eventful Aussie GP​

Rosberg won his fourth straight GP after claiming the final three races of last season.

Mar 20, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Australian GP: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton on pole as new-look format flops

Australian GP: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton on pole as new-look format flops

World champion Lewis Hamilton scorched to his 50th career pole position at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday as Formula One`s new-look qualifying format fizzled out in an embarrassing anti-climax.

Mar 19, 2016, 15:35 PM IST
Australian GP: Dominant Lewis Hamilton gives Nico Rosberg the slip

Australian GP: Dominant Lewis Hamilton gives Nico Rosberg the slip

Hamilton posted a lap of one minute 29.725 seconds in the opening session.

Mar 18, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
Formula One: Ferrari can challenge Mercedes this year, says Sebastian Vettel

Formula One: Ferrari can challenge Mercedes this year, says Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari showed impressive pace during pre-season testing and are considered the team most likely to dethrone Mercedes, who have dominated the last two seasons.

Mar 17, 2016, 13:18 PM IST
FIA approves new F1 qualifying format: Source

FIA approves new F1 qualifying format: Source

The first qualifying session of the season will be in Melbourne on March 19.

Mar 05, 2016, 00:07 AM IST
Melbourne extends F1 hosting deal to 2023

Melbourne extends F1 hosting deal to 2023

Melbourne has secured the hosting rights to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix until 2023, the Victoria state government announced on Sunday.

Sep 13, 2015, 09:31 AM IST
Daniel Ricciardo still smiling despite Red Bull setbacks

Daniel Ricciardo still smiling despite Red Bull setbacks

Daniel Ricciardo continued smiling Thursday as he admitted that Red Bull`s setbacks this season have forced him to revise his ambitions.

May 07, 2015, 18:49 PM IST
2016 Formula One season won`t start until April: Organisers

2016 Formula One season won`t start until April: Organisers

The Formula One season will start later in 2016 with the opening race in Australia pushed back to April, organisers said on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2015, 06:14 AM IST
No points for Force India in Shanghai

No points for Force India in Shanghai

Sahara Force India returned without points for the second successive race as Sergio Perez finished 11th and Nico Hulkenberg did not finish the Chinese Grand Prix, here on Sunday.

Apr 12, 2015, 17:53 PM IST
Fernando Alonso return takes focus off Mercedes

Fernando Alonso return takes focus off Mercedes

Formula One rolls into Malaysia this week for the second round of the championship at the Sepang International Circuit, where talk surrounding the utter dominance of Mercedes will for once take a back seat to the belated arrival of Fernando Alonso.

Mar 25, 2015, 13:04 PM IST