Fernando Alonso resonated positivity on his first public appearance in Australia on Thursday, maintaining Ferrari would be title contenders this year despite a disappointing winter testing.
World champion Sebastian Vettel on Thursday insisted he wasn't motivated by the prospect of joining Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher by winning his third straight Formula One title this year.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton fought hard to avoid giving any hostages to fortune on Thursday but was clearly more bullish about his chances of challenging for the Formula One world title this year than last.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time in the third and final practice for tomorrow's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, but there was trouble for Sebastian Vettel.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton took his 20th career pole position for the season opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne ahead of his teammate Jenson Button as defending champion Sebastian Vettel struggled with just the sixth fastest time.
Fan power may lead to a ban on the ugly new "stepped noses" on this year's Formula One cars, the sport's ruling body has conceded.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel began his quest for a fourth successive Formula One world title by setting the quickest time in first free practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Friday.
World champion Sebastian Vettel took up where he left off last season as Red Bull dominated opening practice on Friday ahead of the weekend's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Second practice times
Lotus driver Romain Grosjean topped the times in third practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix today after a rain storm descended on the circuit 20 minutes into the session.
Race officials postponed the final two sessions of qualifying at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix until tomorrow's race day after heavy rain led to treacherous track conditions. Q1 top ten times
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World champion Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix from pole position after setting the fastest time in the rain-delayed qualifying session.