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The slowest car of the first two races beat three rivals in Melbourne | Lap time watch: 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Seven Formula 1 teams broke the Albert Park track record during qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Norris says he needs to drive the McLaren at “95%” after missing Q3 again | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Lando Norris is “a bit disappointed” with himself because he isn’t performing to the level he should be after another poor qualifying result for McLaren.

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Why Leclerc thanked Sainz for a tow he didn’t get after Ferrari radio mix-up | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Ferrari lost out on an opportunity to secure a top three starting position for the Australian Grand Prix after a series of miscommunications, believes Carlos Sainz Jnr.

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‘I can’t brake at turn one’: Inside the nightmare Saturday which left Perez last | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Sergio Perez asked his Red Bull team whether something was wrong with his car in practice, before braking trouble put him out in qualifying.

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Colapinto’s disqualification hands F3 sprint race win to O’Sullivan | Formula 3

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Franco Colapinto has lost his Formula 3 sprint race victory in Melbourne after all three MP Motorsport drivers were disqualified for a technical infringement.

Hamilton: Topping the times in qualifying felt “very surreal” | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton said his brief return to the top of the timing screens during today's qualifying session felt strange.

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2023 Australian Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures

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Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2023 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.

Pole a relief for Verstappen as Red Bull’s tyre warm-up proves “very tough” | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen said he was pleased to secure pole position for the Australian Grand Prix after having a "very tough" time managing tyre temperatures during qualifying.

Russell credits set-up changes for Mercedes’ “surprise” bid for pole position | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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George Russell admitted he was surprised by Mercedes' performance in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix and disappointed to miss out on pole position.

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Verstappen beats Mercedes drivers to pole after Perez slips up in Q1 | 2023 Australian Grand Prix qualifying

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Max Verstappen saw off a surprise challenge from Mercedes pair George Russell and Lewis Hamilton to take pole after Sergio Perez went out early in Q1.

2023 Australian Grand Prix grid | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen has taken provisional pole position for the Australian Grand Prix for Red Bull ahead of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.

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Hauger holds nerve in tricky conditions to convert pole to sprint race win | Formula 2

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Dennis Hauger survived a late restart and kept his cool to convert reverse grid pole into sprint race victory at Albert Park ahead of Jak Crawford.

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Live: 2023 Australian Grand Prix qualifying | RaceFans Live

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Follow the 2023 Australian Grand Prix qualifying session on RaceFans Live.

No sign yet F1 cars have got worse at racing closely in 2023 – Symonds | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Formula 1 cars have not become worse at following each other closely this year, the series' technical director Pat Symonds believes.

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Verstappen quickest again as Perez runs off-track four times in final practice | 2023 Australian Grand Prix third practice

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Max Verstappen was the fastest driver in final practice ahead of qualifying in Melbourne, as his Red Bull team mate Sergio Perez suffered multiple offs.

Colapinto leads one-two for Williams juniors in incident-filled F3 sprint race | Formula 3

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Williams junior driver Franco Colapinto won a stop-start Formula 3 sprint race which finished under a fourth Safety Car period in Melbourne.

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Live: 2023 Australian Grand Prix third practice | RaceFans Live

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Follow the 2023 Australian Grand Prix third practice session on RaceFans Live.

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British GP protesters sentenced for causing a public nuisance | RaceFans Round-up

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In the round-up: Silverstone F1 protesters sentenced

Friday, Mar 31

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Kangaroos and Indigenous art: F1 drivers’ 2023 Australian Grand Prix helmets | 2023 Australian GP F1 drivers' helmet designs

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Oscar Piastri has a special helmet design for as the race in his home city this weekend, and three others also have different lids for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Dixon wants more oval races on IndyCar calendar | IndyCar

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Scott Dixon is keen to see more oval races on the IndyCar calendar, and says the series' efforts to improve racing on the Texas Motor Speedway have paid off.

Ferrari enjoy “most positive” Friday yet but don’t expect to challenge Red Bull | 2023 Australian Grand Prix Friday practice analysis

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Two disrupted practice sessions on Friday in Melbourne offered few concrete conclusions to draw about the order heading into qualifying.

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“Revitalised” Ricciardo says he wants F1 return but “not at any cost” | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Daniel Ricciardo says he's already feeling the benefit of spending time out of competing in Formula 1 and has begun considering how to return.

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Verstappen “won’t be around too long” if F1 keeps changing race weekend format | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen says Formula 1's experiments with changes to its race weekend format could lead him to leave the sport.

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Horner criticises “ludicrous” decision to hold first sprint race of 2023 in Baku | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has slated Formula 1's decision to hold the first sprint race of the new season at the Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan.

Pictures: F1 teams’ car updates for the 2023 Australian Grand Prix | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Seven Formula 1 teams have brought updates to their cars this weekend including Red Bull but not Ferrari or Aston Martin.

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Red Bull discovered “habits” Ricciardo picked up from other cars’ “limitations” | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Daniel Ricciardo "picked up some habits we didn't recognise" in his driving during his time away from Red Bull, says team principal Christian Horner.

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No Mercedes upgrades before Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says the time will not be bringing any upgrades to improve their W14 until the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola in late May.

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Second qualifying session under consideration for F1’s Baku sprint round | 2023 Australian Grand Prix

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Formula 1 is considering a change to the format of the first sprint race weekend of the year in Baku.

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2023 Australian Grand Prix practice in pictures | F1 Pictures

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Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2023 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.

Alonso leads Leclerc as rain interrupts second practice session | 2023 Australian Grand Prix second practice

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Fernando Alonso was quickest in a rain-interrupted second practice session in Melbourne ahead of Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen.