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All articles about the 2011 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne. The race starts at 7am, and coverage starts at 6am on BBC1 and BBC1 HD for UK viewers… but beware that the clocks go forward!

Driver Performance Analysis – The Sleeping Dogs

It is with great sadness that we complete our final set of driver analysis for the 2011 season opener, assessing as we are the performances of those luckless souls at Virgin, Williams, Mercedes and Hispania. Deep breaths, folks, and then onwards to Malaysia.

Driver Performance Analysis – The Chasing Dogs

In part two of our analysis of the drivers' Australian Grand prix performances we look at the Sauber, Toro Rosso, Force India and Lotus lads whilst also bemoaning Hot Dog's regular writer's globe-trotting ways.

The F1 Top 5 From Melbourne

With the start of the season comes the first of our Top 5's from each and every race, starting in Australia and finishing in Brazil in late November. You lucky people!

Driver Performance Analysis: The Top Dogs

The post-race column that dissects the drivers' performances is back and it's bigger ans better than ever before. Ok, maybe not bigger and better, but definitely not any worse and, to be honest, it was pretty good to begin with...

Post-Race Quotes From The Land Down Under

Quotables and notables from the Australian Grand Prix.

The “Top Dog” for Australia is…

After being slated by most, if not all, of the Badger team all the way through last season (particularly in this column), it's time we showed him some respect. He only finished in the top ten 4 times during 2010 which, given the car he had, was a woeful return

Gallery – Petrov’s Breakthrough Race In Pictures

Here's one for all you fans of Russian Formula One drivers - a gallery dedicated to Vitaly Petrov's maiden podium finish in the sport.

Opinion: Did F1’s new gadgets add to the show?

With every pre-season there's always that feeling of new hope and beginnings for every team involved in Formula One. The introductions of Pirelli tyres and adjustable rear wings, with the return of KERS added to the mix, were meant to change the sport. With one race down, how did it all deliver?

Australian GP Result – Finalised

...and it's bad news for the Sauber team and drivers.  Both were disqualified for a technical infringement with their rear wing.  It's a massive...

Saubers Disqualified From Australian GP

Sauber drivers Sergio Perez and Kamui Kobayashi have been excluded from today's Australian Grand Prix.

Australian GP Result – Provisional

The result of the Australian GP is yet to be confirmed by the FIA - there are numerous things they're looking into - the...

Dominant Vettel walks it in the Park

As opening races of a world championship defence go this one was near enough perfect. Sebastian Vettel has won the Australian Grand Prix with a cool, calm and collected swagger from lights to flag, looking untroubled through the 58 lap event.

Video: Button Blitzes Bathurst

Jenson Button took his McLaren for a spin around the legendary Mount Panorama circuit on Tuesday as part of a sponsorship event for Vodafone. The track, home to the iconic Bathurst 100 endurance race that currently forms part of the V8 Supercar championship, hadn't played host to an F1 car

Australian Grand Prix Qualifying Analysis

Badger's team-by-team look at today's qualifying session from Albert Park. Form-wise, 2011 is shaping up to be a continuation of 2010.

The Grid – Thoughts on the Start

The new season is off to a cracking start with the qualifying session throwing up some surprises and no one could have predicted just how quick the reigning champion, Sebastian Vettel could be - even homeboy teammate Webber was left to figure out exactly where he's losing a second in the same car.

Vettel Crushes the Competition

Formula 1 2011 is officially back in action with the first qualifying session of the season bringing plenty of drama, shock and entertainment.  Heidfeld...

Final Practice – Red Bull Dominate

The final practice before the all important qualifying session saw the Red Bull drivers dominate the top of the timesheet, leaving Vettel and Webber...

Friday: Quotes from Albert Park

Badger's been sifting through the corporate speak and blah-blah-blah to bring you some of the more choice quotes from post-practice Melbourne, all handily collected in one place. Bonza!