Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes find bug that robbed Lewis Hamilton of victory at Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes find bug that robbed Lewis Hamilton of victory at Australian Grand Prix

Formula One world champions Mercedes have found the computer bug that cost Lewis Hamilton victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and taken steps to ensure it does not happen again.

Mar 29, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Formula One: Five things we learned from the Australian GP

Formula One: Five things we learned from the Australian GP

Five things we learned from the season-opening Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Mar 26, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Formula One: Mercedes party over after 'software glitch' cost Lewis Hamilton in Australian Grand Prix

Formula One: Mercedes party over after 'software glitch' cost Lewis Hamilton in Australian Grand Prix

Pole-sitting champion Hamilton appeared set to coast to an emphatic win in the season-opener at Albert Park but by the end of the race, Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel was the man beaming from the top of the podium.

Mar 25, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton seizes pole for Australian F1 Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton seizes pole for Australian F1 Grand Prix

Mercedes world champion Lewis Hamilton produced a sizzling final lap to grab pole position for the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

Mar 24, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Force India F1 team rule out name change this year

Force India F1 team rule out name change this year

Force India will not be changing their name this season despite having a new one in mind, the Formula One team said at the opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 23, 2018, 20:19 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton fastest in second practice but Red Bull at his heels

Lewis Hamilton fastest in second practice but Red Bull at his heels

After lapping Albert Park in one minute 24.026 seconds to dominate the first practice of the new season, Hamilton improved the mark slightly to 1:23.931 in the second session on a balmy autumn day.

Mar 23, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton clocks fastest practice lap in Mercedes' 1-2

Lewis Hamilton clocks fastest practice lap in Mercedes' 1-2

Champion Hamilton posted a flying lap of one minute 24.026 seconds on a glorious day at Albert Park`s lakeside circuit, leaving a gap of over half a second to team mate Valtteri Bottas. 

Mar 23, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Formula One start lights moved to compensate for halo

Formula One start lights moved to compensate for halo

Some drivers have expressed concern about seeing the start lights, depending on where they line up on the grid.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo hopeful of ending Australia curse

Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo hopeful of ending Australia curse

Red Bull were buoyed by pre-season testing and Mercedes` four-times champion Lewis Hamilton has tipped them as possibly the team to beat. It`s a refreshing feeling for 28-year-old Ricciardo, whose pride at flying the flag for Australian racing at his home track has been spiked with anxiety over his car`s reliability in the last three years.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel savour competing against the 'best'

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel savour competing against the 'best'

This year marks the first ever in the series that two quadruple champions go wheel-to-wheel and their battle to join Argentine legend Juan Manuel Fangio on five titles will be a talking point throughout the season.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Formula One: McLaren car is '100 percent' ready, says Alonso

Formula One: McLaren car is '100 percent' ready, says Alonso

Fernando Alonso has played down reliability concerns about the new Renault-powered McLaren, saying problems that arose during pre-season testing have been fixed and the car will be “100 percent” ready for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
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

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