Formula 1: F1 LIVE: Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix Race Live Blog

Max Verstappen is back on pole position at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne. His teammate and closest challenger for the world championship, Sergio Perez, is at the back of the grid after getting stuck in the gravel in Q1.
#MaxVerstappen #Formula1 #AustralianGrandPrixRace #AlbertParkCircuit #News #Sports #F1Racing

35 minutes ago

F1 teams agree to pursue standalone sprint format for Baku

The rules will also have to be checked and tested by the team sporting directors before being formally ratified ahead of the round, from 28-30 April. There had also been a debate about which of the sprint and race qualifying sessions would be on Friday or Saturday. The basic plan now for sprint weekends is to have normal race qualifying on Friday after FP1 with the grid set in stone.
#Baku #News #Sports #F1Racing

an hour ago

F3 Australia: Bortoleto wins back-to-back feature races

Bortoleto held off ART man Saucy to make it back-to-back feature race victories by 0.596 seconds. The safety car made its first appearance of the morning owing to two separate incidents. First involved a puncture from contact with Luke Browning exiting Turn 3 and crashed at Turn 5.
#Bortoleto #ART #F3Australia #News #Sports #F1Racing

4 hours ago

Large fire in pitlane Albert Park, driver unhurt - GPblog

A big fire took place in the pitlane at the Albert Park circuit around qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. Courtney's Ford Mustang caught fire. The pit crew and marshals were quickly on hand with fire extinguishers.
#AlbertPark #News #Sports #F1Racing

8 hours ago

"Probably the best F1 car I've ever driven" - George Russell's surprising claim for Mercedes W14

The car was good enough to be on the front row alongside Red Bull's Max Verstappen at the australian GP. He said it all comes down to the team's ability to put everything together and maximise the package.
#GeorgeRussell #RedBull #MercedesW14 #australianGP #News #Sports #F1Racing

9 hours ago

Mercedes has been talking up F1 struggles, claims Alonso

Aston Martin driver said the result was far beyond expectations. But he believes that Mercedes has a much better package in the W14 than it has been making out. It's not as good as Red Bull but they're getting better in reality.
#Alonso #Mercedes #News #Sports #F1Racing

10 hours ago

Mercedes has been talking up F1 struggles, says Alonso

Aston Martin driver said the result was far beyond expectations. But he believes that Mercedes has a much better package in the W14 than it has been making out. It's not as good as Red Bull but they're getting better in reality.
#Alonso #Mercedes #News #Sports #F1Racing

12 hours ago

F1 Australian Grand Prix Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch Australian Grand Prix 2023 Live

The third race of the season will be held at the 5.278 km long Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne. Reigning world champion Max Verstappen will start at the seventh position on the starting grid.
#MaxVerstappen #F1AustralianGrandPrix #AustralianGrandPrix #AlbertParkCircuit #News #Sports #F1Racing

13 hours ago

Alonso hails "best qualifying" of F1 2023 despite being behind Mercedes

Alonso was a favourite to qualify on the front row for the Melbourne race. Despite being demoted to fourth, the gap to polesitter Max Verstappen was the smallest it has been so far. The two-time world champion said it was the closest we've been to pole position.
#Alonso #Mercedes #F12023 #Melbourne #News #Sports #F1Racing

21 hours ago

George Russell lost for words as huge fireball in Australian GP race interrupts interview

A massive fireball engulfed the pitlane at the australian grand prix. The Mercedes star stopped speaking during his post-qualifying interview. It came after an incident in the Repco Supercars race which took place shortly after qualifying.
#GeorgeRussell #Express #AustralianGP #australian #News #Sports #F1Racing

21 hours ago

2023 F1 Australian GP qualifying: Winners and Losers

The 2023 Australian GP qualifying proved to be an amazing spectacle. But it wasn't without a fight, as Verstappen pulled a gap on the field. In the second row, we will have Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso in the front row.
#F1AustralianGP #News #Sports #F1Racing

21 hours ago

Masi: Return to F1 paddock "like seeing the long-lost family"

Former FIA race director has been on the ground at the australian grand prix. He has returned to the former for the first time since the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
#FIA #australian #News #Sports #F1Racing

21 hours ago

Sergio Perez blames technical issue for Q1 exit in Australia

A technical issue affecting the brake balance on his car was to blame for his early exit in qualifying. The mistake left Perez's car beached in the gravel and means he will start from last position at Sunday's race. He refused to go into specifics but said it would be crucial to fix it for the race tomorrow.
#SergioPerez #Australia #News #Sports #F1Racing

21 hours ago

2023 F1 Australian GP FP3: What did we learn?

The 2023 Australian GP race weekend was a bit of a damp squib. There's a lack of clarity over how close the teams were to each other. If Alpine can outqualify one or both Mercedes, it could put up a better fight.
#F1AustralianGP #News #Sports #F1Racing


F1 2023 Australian Grand Prix: Qualifying, race time in India and which OTT platform to watch on

F1 TV: ExplainedWatching the upcoming formula 1 2023 season is all set to get costlier for Indian fans. The motorsport will not be streamed on Star Sports TV channel or Disney HotStar+ OTT platform that it was available last year.
#TimesofIndia #F12023AustralianGrandPrix #Indian #India #News #Sports #F1Racing


2023 F1 Australian GP FP1: What did we learn?

The first 60 minutes of running in the 2023 f1 Australian GP ended with Max Verstappen at the top of the timesheets. A potential red herring reared its face which could potentially have an impact on the weekend. The FIA will keep a close eye on the developments.
#F1AustralianGP #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

“It’s very flattering” - Horner responds to Hamilton’s “fastest car I’ve seen” claim

Red Bull have started F1 2023 with back-to-back 1-2 finishes in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Max Verstappen dominated from pole position in the season-opener. RB19 is a fantastic starting point for us.
#Horner #RedBull #F12023 #Bahrain #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Max Verstappen warns FIA to not ‘change the entire DNA’ of F1 after Stefano Domenicali’s FP comments

Verstappen has warned the FIA against making changes to free practice sessions. The italian has struggled with fitness after battling illness before the saudi arabia grand prix earlier this month. He revealed that he has still not fully recovered.
#MaxVerstappen #FIA #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Michael Schumacher: Rare Ferrari racing car from 2000 season expected to sell for up to $9.5 million

The Ferrari F1-2000 was driven by Schumacher during his victory at the brazilian grand prix. That season marked the german driver’s first of five consecutive world titles with Ferrari. The car will be displayed at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre between April 1 and 5.
#MichaelSchumacher #Ferrari #FerrariF12000 #german #HongKongConventionandExhibitionCentre #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton opens up on Angela Cullen split and responds to Michael Masi F1 return - GPFans F1 Recap -

Lewis Hamilton has opened up on his split with physio and confidante Angela Cullen. The controversial race director returns to the paddock for the first time since the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
#LewisHamilton #GPFans #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Sebastian Vettel hints at possible F1 comeback after retirement in 'crazy' turn of events

Sebastian Vettel has hinted at a possible comeback just months after calling time on his career in the sport. The 35-year-old won four consecutive F1 world titles with red bull between 2010 and 2013. He clinched his first title in 2010 after getting the better of main rival Fernando Alonso by just four points.
#SebastianVettel #Express #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Hamilton says he will be with Mercedes till 'last days'

The 38-year-old says he wants to finish his career with the silver Arrows. He insists he will be with the team till my last days. The former world champion insists that he was set to seek a move elsewhere.
#Hamilton #Mercedes #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton and Angela Cullen 'stuck with each other' despite F1 split -

Former physiotherapist is preparing for his second race without cullen in his camp. The pair parted company ahead of the saudi arabia grand prix.
#LewisHamilton #GPFans #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Angela Cullen searching for 'trust' after 'new challenge' following Lewis Hamilton split

Angela Cullen split from Lewis Hamilton earlier this year. The pair spent seven years together before the qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Cullen has revealed that she is finding people she 'trusts' as she embarks on her own challenges. The New Zealander shared pictures of her paragliding in her spare time.
#AngelaCullen #Express #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Sainz details 2023 F1 car problems after Ferrari analysis

Carlos Sainz says Ferrari's SF-23 is 'too peaky and we need to find a way to calm it down a bit' The Spaniard is currently fourth in the constructors' standings behind Mercedes and Aston Martin. Ferrari has encountered the worst reliability headaches of any of the leading teams.
#Sainz #Ferrari #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton left 'terrified' after shark surfing incident ahead of Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton spotted a shark while surfing in Byron Bay ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. The seven-time champion was left 'terrified' by the close shave. Hamilton is a keen surfer away from the track and regularly rides the waves. The Briton has been criticised for lack of pace with Mercedes' W14 this season.
#LewisHamilton #AustralianGP #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Hamilton sees himself at Mercedes until his 'last days'

Lewis Hamilton is out of contract at the end of the year and speculation about his future is already rife. The seven-time world champion said he felt amazing about the future with the team. He said it could take a long season to catch the car ahead.
#Hamilton #Mercedes #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Formula 1 Grand Prix: Is It a Season of Redemption? Find out with ONWIN

Formula 1 Grand Prix is one of the most exhilarating and adrenaline-rushing events in the world. The high stakes of fuel, metal, crashes, and spectacular pit changes garner an audience of over 445 million viewers as of 2022. Starting in 1950, with the modern racing form launching in 1968, Gold Leaf started it all by sponsoring the first modern Formula 1 car.
#GoldLeaf #Formula1GrandPrix #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

F1 Australian Grand Prix 2023: Time, schedule, TV channel, live stream for race week

The Australian Grand Prix takes place at Albert Park in Melbourne this weekend. Red Bull's Sergio Perez is the man to beat after his impressive win in Saudi Arabia. The sport has been racing at the circuit since 1996 and there's plenty of history at this circuit. The 20 current drivers will be eager to add even more to their tally of victories. Click here for all the latest F1 news.
#SportingNewsIndia #F1AustralianGrandPrix #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Magazine: How Mercedes is resolving its F1 malaise, a BTCC guru signs off

Mercedes should have changed its design path last year or over the winter, says Alex Kalinauckas. He also takes a look at the state of Ferrari heading into this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, a venue that has been pretty kind to the red cars in recent years. The 16-page National section brings you all the latest news and reports.
#AlexKalinauckas #Mercedes #AlbertPark #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton hails Brazilian government after Nelson Piquet punishment -

Former f1 champion used racist and homophobic slurs to describe honourary citizen, Hamilton in footage that surfaced last year. The clips had come from an interview that was conducted in November 2021, and related to the crash between Hamilton and Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix.
#LewisHamilton #Brazilian #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

FIA clamps down on F1 team pitwall fence celebrations

Team personnel from red bull and aston Martin were spotted climbing to the top of the lattice metal debris fencing. The new enforcement development began in Melbourne with the release of the FIA’s international sporting code. If any team members are now spotted breaching the regulations then the team concerned will be referred to the stewards.
#FIA #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton breaks silence after Nelson Piquet fined for racist and homophobic comments

The three-time world champion has praised the government for not taking the issue lightly. He was charged by a court last week and ordered to pay moral damages in the region of £780,000.
#LewisHamilton #Express #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton gives revealing update on F1 future: ‘My last days’

Lewis Hamilton has not signed an extension to his current contract with the team. The 38-year-old has not won a race since his mishandling of the 2021 season-decider in Abu Dhabi. He has already ruled himself out of this season’s championship battle with his Mercedes machinery unable to compete.
#LewisHamilton #TheIndependent #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff excited by 'promising signs' at the factory as the team tries to maximize everything for the 2023 F1 Australian GP

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff is satisfied with the progress that the team have made with the W14. The Silver Arrows started the 2023 F1 season on the backfoot, but they're taking a completely new direction in terms of car concepts and are working hard back at the Brackley factory. Wolff feels that Mercedes could potentially take another six to 12 months to return to their winning ways in F1.
#TotoWolff #Mercedes #F1AustralianGP #W14 #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

F1: Hamilton welcomes Brazilian court judgement against Piquet

Nelson Piquet was fined $950,000 by a Brazilian court for the comments he made on a podcast in November 2021. He made the comments in response to a question about the clash between Hamilton and Verstappen at that year’s British Grand Prix. The matter came to court after four groups took action, including Brazil's National LGBT+ Alliance. They sued him for 10 million Reals (£1.58m) for moral damages, and the judgement was in their favour.
#Hamilton #Brazilian #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Hamilton hails 'amazing' Brazil for Piquet punishment

Piquet used a racial slur in reference to Hamilton when commenting about his British Grand Prix crash with Max Verstappen. The 70-year-old three-time F1 world champion has been ordered to pay five million Brazilian Reals (£780,000) in moral damages.
#Hamilton #Brazil #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Nelson Piquet: Lewis Hamilton praises Brazilian government for fining former F1 champion over offensive comments

Nelson Piquet has been ordered to pay $953,050 (£778,846) by a Brazilian court. The 70-year-old Brazilian used racist and homophobic slurs when talking about Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton has praised the Brazilian government for the fine. The Mercedes driver is the sport's only Black driver and has used his platform to promote human rights.
#NelsonPiquet #F1News #Brazilian #Black #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Australian GP: Max Verstappen Still Not Completely Over Stomach Bug, But Confident of Positive Result

Max Verstappen admits he still not fully over a stomach bug that hit him hard in Saudi Arabia. The 25-year-old delayed his arrival in Jeddah two weeks ago due to illness and missed media day. He battled through the discomfort to finish second behind team-mate Sergio Perez.
#MaxVerstappen #AustralianGP #SaudiArabia #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton not seeking Michael Masi explanation for Abu Dhabi controversy

Lewis Hamilton has not signed an extension to his current contract with the team. The 38-year-old has not won a race since his mishandling of the 2021 season-decider in Abu Dhabi. He has already ruled himself out of this season’s championship battle with his Mercedes machinery unable to compete.
#LewisHamilton #TheIndependent #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

2023 F1 Australian GP: Top 5 Bold Predictions

The 2023 F1 Australian GP will be the third race of the season as the circus heads Down Under. The race comes at a pivotal time as the first two events have already set the course in motion for Red Bull's domination this season. The Dutchman has dominated his teammate for a chunk of their partnership and it would be unwise to pick against him.
#RedBull #F1AustralianGP #Dutch #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Carlos Sainz says Red Bull is 'killing' the opposition in F1 this year

A poor start to the season leaves the team fourth in the championship standings. The team is 61 points adrift of rivals Red Bull. A team named red bull has killed the opposition coming up with a car that is clearly superior to everyone else.
#CarlosSainz #RedBull #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Australian Grand Prix 2023: McLaren driver Oscar Piastri feels at home in Melbourne

Formula One champion Max Verstappen is recovering from a stomach bug that affected his race in Saudi Arabia. The Dutchman finished runner-up behind Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez at Jeddah despite feeling ropey through the race weekend. Piastri struggled in the opening round at Bahrain, his first race in more than 12 months after sitting out 2022 as a reserve driver for Alpine.
#OscarPiastri #McLaren #AustralianGrandPrix #FormulaOne #Melbourne #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

Lewis Hamilton opens up at F1 Australian Grand Prix on why Angela Cullen left - and who may replace her

Cullen was an integral part of Hamilton’s team, often pictured carrying his helmets or assisting him during race weekends. The pair maintained a close relationship even sharing matching “loyalty” tattoos. He said that they are still in close contact.
#LewisHamilton #F1AustralianGrandPrix #News #Sports #F1Racing

2 days ago

2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix: Check timings, schedule, where to watch and all you need to know - The Economic Times

A lot of history at this circuit because the sport has been racing here since 1996. There's little question that the 20 current drivers will be eager to add even more this weekend. It is all but impossible that the young Dutch driver will not end up on the top step.
#F1AustralianGrandPrix #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

F1 livestream: How to watch the Australia Grand Prix for free

A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN(Opens in a new tab) is on sale for £86.15. It includes an extra three months for free — 49% off for a limited time. The Australia Grand Prix takes place on April 2, with race highlights available on Channel 4.
#ExpressVPN #AustraliaGrandPrix #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

George Russell rejects Lewis Hamilton’s claim he got ‘lucky’ with Saudi Arabia setup choice

The seven-time world champion came away from jeddah as the lead driver. He out-qualified and out-racing his more experienced teammate.
#GeorgeRussell #SaudiArabia #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Australian Grand Prix: Sleepless nights and 930 tonnes of air freight among logistics for F1 event

The australian grand prix opened the doors to its largest-ever track site on friday morning. The site is two and a half times bigger than Flemington Racecourse. It is the site of the world's premier motor racing event.
#AustralianGrandPrix #australian #FlemingtonRacecourse #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Max Verstappen sends POINTED message to Red Bull as Adrian Newey contract 'up for renewal' - GPFans F1 Recap -

Damon Hill speculates on futureAdrian Newey's red bull contract is up for renewal. Lewis Hamilton introduced as 'eight-time world champion' at a Mercedes sponsor event last weekend.
#MaxVerstappen #RedBull #ansF1 #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Lewis Hamilton pays homage to hero Ayrton Senna with INSANE drip as he hits Australia -

The seven-time world champion paid tribute to ayrton Senna again in australia on Wednesday. He recently described the late, great brazilian icon as his inspiration on what would have been his 63rd birthday. His post included an australia flag and the message 'Byron boys'
#LewisHamilton #GPFans #Australia #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

'Ferrari set to arrive at Imola with significant update' - GPblog

Ferrari will make a major update to the SF-23 at Imola. The italian team is enduring a disappointing start to the season.
#Ferrari #Imola #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Guenther Steiner and Haas are back where it all began, at the Australian Grand Prix -

F1 drivers Guenther Steiner and Haas are back in Melbourne this week. A podium in 2023 would mean a million times more than it would back then. The australian GP is now the third race on the calendar, with some mixed results.
#GuentherSteiner #SBNation #Australian #australianGP #Melbourne #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Williams: Second-most improved F1 car in 2023 a "nice surprise"

The team's lead driver reached the bottom of the 2022 championship last month. The team could still finish at the bottom in 2023, but its early pace looked promising, especially for a team that operated without a technical director or head of aerodynamics since December.
#Williams #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

F1 boss Stefano Domenicali says Melbourne over Sydney was right choice for grand prix

F1 chief executive Stefano Domenicali says he has no regrets about turning his back on a bid to steal the Australian grand prix. He said he absolutely made the right decision locking in Melbourne over Sydney for the grand prix until 2037.
#StefanoDomenicali #Melbourne #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Fernando Alonso 'still a boy' at 41 says former F1 team boss -

Former f1 team boss says he sees alonso in an extremely competitive car. The 41-year-old has a vitality, a spirit and physical prowess as a boy. He says aston Martin and Fernando will take away great satisfaction.
#FernandoAlonso #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Alonso confident: 'Qualifying will likely be pivotal' - GPblog

Fernando Alonso finished on the podium in all the races the Spaniard competed in for aston Martin F1. He hopes to make that three out of three.
#Alonso #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 days ago

Eddie Jordan alleges Max Verstappen did not have "permission to pass" Sergio Perez in Jeddah

Max Verstappen was forced to sit out of qualifying in the 2023 GP. He ended up finishing the race in P2 with Perez winning the contest. But he was told before the race that he cannot overtake Perez.
#EddieJordan #News #Sports #F1Racing

4 days ago

Australian F1 legend dismisses Daniel Ricciardo’s chances of returning in 2024

The eight-time grand prix winner is still unsure whether he wants to return to the grid. The top five teams are likely to be full for 2024, while a return to McLaren is off the table. He was dropped by the team at the end of 2022.
#DanielRicciardo #McLaren #Australian #News #Sports #F1Racing

4 days ago

F1 icon Eddie Jordan has higher net worth than Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer

The 74-year-old is one of the richest people in the sporting world with his net worth of £486million. He was originally a motorsport player in the 1970s racing in formula two and three. The britishman is now worth an estimated £450million - surpassing that of Cristiano Ronaldo.
#EddieJordan #Express #News #Sports #F1Racing

4 days ago

Lewis Hamilton reveals MASSIVE career gamble -

The 38-year-old has claimed six world drivers' championship titles since joining the silver Arrows back in 2013. He had won his first world title with McLaren in 2008 with that heart-stopping overtake of Timo Glock on the very last lap at Interlagos. Some fans even proclaimed he would not win another race!
#LewisHamilton #GPFans #Interlagos #News #Sports #F1Racing

4 days ago