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Ricciardo fumes after Australian GP from hell

Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix from hell was so bad, the Red Bull Racing ace’s trademark smile even disappeared for a while.

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Highlights: Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix, Ricciardo fails to finish

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have kicked off the 2017 Formula One season in style, taking victory at the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix.

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Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix live stream: How to stream online and watch on TV

The Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix will open the 2017 Formula 1 season at Albert Park in Melbourne, and this is The Roar‘s guide to streaming the race online or watching it on TV.

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Ricciardo’s hope of victory dashed after nightmare qualifying

A disastrous qualifying session for Daniel Ricciardo has left him classified in P10 for tomorrow’s race. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will share the front row of the grid, setting up a thrilling battle between Mercedes and Ferrari heading into Turn 1.

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Ricciardo apologises for qualifying blunder

Daniel Ricciardo is feeling sorry.

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Ricciardo crashes, Hamilton pole – Australian Grand Prix qualifying results, full grid

Lewis Hamilton kicked off his 2017 Formula One campaign with his sixth pole position at Albert Park for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix start time: F1 season opener key information

The Formula 1 season gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix held at Albert Park in Melbourne with race day being Sunday, March 26. The flag will drop for the season at 4pm (AEDT).

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Australian F1 GP: Hamilton confirms his dominance ahead of Vettel in opening practice

Lewis Hamilton threw down the gauntlet during Free Practice 2 at Albert Park setting a fastest lap of 1:23.620.

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Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix: Practice and Qualifying start time, key information

While the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix might be centred around Sunday’s race, there is no doubting the importance of practice and qualifying as the grid is set. This is The Roar‘s guide to the pre-race sessions at Albert Park on Friday and Saturday.

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Ricciardo ready to roar as F1’s fastest cars return to Albert Park

You can sum up the atmosphere of Formula One’s opening race of the season with one word: optimism.

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Can 2017 end Formula One’s sliding doors rivalry?

Ferrari may have set the fastest lap of the preseason, but it was the team’s slower laps that caught the eye.

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Why Daniel Ricciardo keeps on smiling no matter what

After almost five years slugging it out in the world’s biggest motorsport category, Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo seems just as excited as the day he made his Formula One debut at the 2011 British Grand Prix.

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McLaren’s slump could be the new normal

The McLaren-Honda project is on the cusp of learning the difference between ‘if’ and ‘when’.

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F1: ‘We’d be winning with Merc engines say McLaren

McLaren have aimed another swipe at their beleaguered engine supplier Honda by declaring they would be winning in Formula One if they were powered by Mercedes.

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Who won Formula One’s ‘winter world championship’?

If there’s one thing more simultaneously engrossing and frustrating than trying to understand Formula One’s driver market silly season, it’s attempting to decipher Formula One preseason testing.

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Why 2017 could break McLaren-Honda

The new-look Formula One finally roared into life last week at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for 2017’s first preseason test.

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Lewis Hamilton press conference

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Simona De Silvestro

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Singapore Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz of Scuderia Toro Rosso

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Shane Van Gisbergen wins the 2016 Tasmanian Super Sprint

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Bernie Ecclestone talks to Niki Lauda and Alain Prost

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Bernie Ecclestone

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The Roar of the crowd

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Fabian Coulthard the real deal for Supercars glory

The arrival of young superstar Scott McLaughlin to DJR Team Penske in 2017, was said to marginalise incumbent driver Fabian Coulthard – with onus on the junior Kiwi to raze the senior.

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Alonso to miss Monaco for the Indy 500

By Sam Craig, 13 Apr 2017
Alonso to miss Monaco for the Indy 500

It’s been announced Fernando Alonso will miss the Monaco Grand Prix in May to compete in the Indycar Indy 500 event.

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Hamilton’s praise of Vettel rivalry repudiates Rosberg legacy

Lewis Hamilton is revelling in a looming championship duel with Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel, though his concentrated sentiments undermine the worth he places on his erstwhile intra-team battle with Nico Rosberg.

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Malaysian Grand Prix’s axing no long-term heartbreak

“It’s always sad to say goodbye to a member of the Formula One family.”

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Is Räikkönen being marginalised by Ferrari?

By Bayden Westerweller, 11 Apr 2017
Is Räikkönen being marginalised by Ferrari?

Standard Formula One convention dictates that a title contending outfit assigns a lead driver, complemented by a ‘number two driver’, though in certain instances the latter find themselves an insignificant consideration.

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Chinese Grand Prix highlights: Formula One live race updates, blog

Race result: A wet and wild Chinese Grand Prix weekend was rounded out by a victory from Lewis Hamilton, who converted pole position to his fifth win at the Shanghai circuit.

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Tasmania to see a clash of the Supercars clans

Despite the annual sojourn to Albert Park in support of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, the Supercars championship at last resumes south of the mainland in Tasmania.

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Weighing in on Wehrlein’s mature decision to skip the Chinese GP

News that Pascal Wehrlein will miss this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix has provided further ammunition to those who believe the German isn’t cut out for the rigours of Formula One.

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F1’s perennial lust for yesterday musn’t cloud the future

Four years remain on the present Concorde Agreement, though Formula One’s polarising hybrid experiment already appears numbered, with a consensus for cheaper and more audible power from 2021 reached.

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Can Lewis Hamilton paper over the cracks in his composure in 2017?

Formula One over the past three seasons, has gifted the world of sport a compelling rivalry between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

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McLaren dumps Honda, reunites with Mercedes

By Bayden Westerweller, 1 Apr 2017
McLaren dumps Honda, reunites with Mercedes

McLaren has sensationally terminated its relationship with Honda following a nightmare start to the 2017 season, confirming that it will return to Mercedes power from next month’s Spanish Grand Prix.

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Chaz Mostert’s return to form

By Jawad Yaqub, 31 Mar 2017
Chaz Mostert’s return to form

Bathurst, Mount Panorama. It’s a circuit that is fabled with the tales of great glory and tragic hardships. Over its incredible tenure, many highs and many lows have been witnessed on the Australian Touring Car scene.

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Giovinazzi offers Ferrari food for thought

By Bayden Westerweller, 30 Mar 2017
Giovinazzi offers Ferrari food for thought

One milestone which escaped attention amidst the polarising Australian Grand Prix was the debut of Antonio Giovinazzi.

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Time for DJR Team Penske to shine

By Scott Pryde, 30 Mar 2017
Time for DJR Team Penske to shine

It might have been a non-championship round at Albert Park, but DJR Team Penske have finally got the wheels turning, picking up the first, second and third race wins in the Supercars category.

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Is it too early to judge F1’s new era?

By Jawad Yaqub, 29 Mar 2017
Is it too early to judge F1’s new era?

Formula One accelerated into its new era at the season opening Australian Grand Prix and despite all the excitement surrounding the latest regulation upheaval, the reception from most was lukewarm at best.

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Lessons learned from Melbourne

By Bayden Westerweller, 28 Mar 2017
Lessons learned from Melbourne

The opening race of Formula One’s new era delivered a pleasantly surprising outcome, yet many departed Melbourne lamenting the racing spectacle as teams and drivers adapted to the overhauled regulations.

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Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari speaks with Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing

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Race winner Lewis Hamilton (2nd right) celebrates on the podium with second placed Kimi Raikkonen (left), third placed Sebastian Vettel (right) and Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn

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Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 2

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Race winner Lewis Hamilton (2nd right) celebrates on the podium with second placed Kimi Raikkonen (left), third placed Sebastian Vettel (right) and Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn

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Mercedes AMG Petronas British driver Lewis Hamilton

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Kevin Magnussen

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Lewis Hamilton press conference

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