F1 2008 started with a bang in Australia – and as a weekend did more to vindicate the views the armchair enthusiast (you and I) have held about F1 for a long time. Before the action even kicked off, I thought that Bernie Ecclestone?óÔé¼Ôäós comments demanding that Australia move to a night time race to … Continue reading The Ben Evans column: A race worth getting up early for
I’ve heard it said that the winner of the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne is very often the man who becomes world champion – which would be good news for Lewis Hamilton. It seemed an easy theory to test out so I totted up the numbers and found it is a very good indicator of … Continue reading Does the Australian Grand Prix predict the world champion?
Nelson Piquet Jnr’s first race 2008: qualified 21st, retired after 31 laps Nelson Piquet Snr’s first race 1978: qualified 21st, retired on lap 31 Here are more facts and statistics from the Australian Grand Prix weekend – post below any interesting stats you’ve spotted…
Lewis Hamilton shrugged off the disappointment of losing the 2007 championship at the final round and started the new season back at the front of the title race.
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Lewis Hamilton will start the first race of 2008 from pole position after an exciting qualifying session in Melbourne. Robert Kubica will join him on the front row and the Ferraris will start 4th and 16th after Kimi Raikkonen ran into trouble in the first part of the session.
It’s almost time for the first race of 2008. It looks as though Ferrari are going to pick up where they left off as the team to beat but the Australian Grand Prix will answer a lot of questions about how 2008 is going to pan out. Read my prediction for the top three and … Continue reading 2008 Australian Grand Prix preview