Max Verstappen said his second retirement in the third race of the year was “unacceptable” following his latest technical problem in the Australian Grand Prix.
Lance Stroll has been given his eighth penalty point after the stewards determined he broke the rules while defending his position from Valtteri Bottas during the Australian Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc dominated the Australian Grand Prix to take his second victory of the season after Max Verstappen retired from second place with a technical problem.
Charles Leclerc leads the drivers championship by 24 points ahead of George Russell after the Australian Grand Prix, while Max Verstappen falls to sixth place.
Charles Leclerc has won the Australian Grand Prix ahead of Sergio Perez and George Russell.
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The 2022 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne in pictures.
Formula 1 technical director Pat Symonds criticised the decision to remove the fourth DRS zone which was added to Albert Park for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.
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Charles Leclerc has pole position but his team mate’s misfortune means Red Bull have strength in numbers in the fight for victory.
Lando Norris is under no illusions that his fourth place on the grid in Australia shows McLaren have solved their problems with their car.
Formula 1 drivers found it hard to see where they were going at the end of qualifying in Melbourne, which finished shortly before sunset.
Max Verstappen criticised the FIA’s decision to remove the new DRS zone from the Albert Park circuit on safety grounds.
The Australian Grand Prix stewards have taken no further action against Sergio Perez after investigating him for speeding under yellow flags in Q2.
Carlos Sainz Jnr did not hide his frustration after a series of events in qualifying left him ninth on the grid for the Australian Grand Prix.
Alexander Albon has been disqualified from the results of qualifying after the stewards ruled his car did not contain enough fuel for a test sample as required by the rules.
Charles Leclerc has kept his pole position for the Australian Grand Prix despite exceeding the maximum lap time by well over 30 seconds.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says it is not worth bringing updates for their W13 while they are still trying to understand the problems they have with it.
Max Verstappen again questioned the consistency of the grip from his tyres after qualifying second for the Australian Grand Prix.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2022 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne.