17 March 2019

Seven hours after the race

Valtteri Bottas drove a brilliant race in Melbourne to win a dominant victory and kick off his World Championshp in the best possible way.

No-one could touch the flying Finn, who came home 20 seconds clear of Lewis Hamilton, 22 secs clear of Max Verstappen's Red Bull-Honda and almost a minute ahead of the fastest Ferrari. It was not at all what was expected after the winter testing. The fight further back was intense and it was remarkable to see eight of the 10 teams scoring points.

- We remember Charlie Whiting
- We talk to Red Bull's technical director
- We chronicle the adventures of the F1 rookies in Melbourne
- We remember F1's adventures in Phoenix
- JS praises Netflix
- DT meets the locals
- The Hack goes off in various directions

Peter Nygaard captures the light and colour of Albert Park

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