Hamilton: Difference to testing is 'night and day'
Any concerns Lewis Hamilton had about the competitiveness of his Mercedes were put to rest by two practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.
Ricciardo: Mercedes not insanely quick
Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull can make significant gains to Mercedes' early pace before qualifying for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Palmer caught 'massively by surprise' by FP2 crash
Jolyon Palmer insists he has not lost confidence in his Renault despite crashing out unexpectedly of free practice two in Australia.
Brawn and Bratches meet the press
Kate Walker looks at the first public appearance of Ross Brawn and Sean Bratches -- two of the three men now leading Liberty Media's F1 -- and what the immediate future holds for the sport.
Kimi: Ferrari can be happy with Friday showing
Kimi Raikkonen believes Ferrari can be pleased with its showing during Friday practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, but admits the team still has improvements to make.
Verstappen: Red Bull just a bit too slow
Max Verstappen says Red Bull is not on the pace of Mercedes and Ferrari at the Australian Grand Prix after finishing Friday practice in fifth and sixth.
Vettel: Plenty to come from Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel downplayed Ferrari's underwhelming Friday practice in Australia, saying he is sure the team has plenty of performance to find before qualifying.
Hamilton fastest in FP2.
Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver during Friday practice recording a staggering 1:23:620 lap. 0.547 seconds ahead of 2nd place Sebastian Vettel.
Not an ideal session for Aussie Daniel Ricciardo. On ultra-soft tyres, his Red Bull struggled to get within a second of Lewis Hamilton's blistering Mercedes pace.
Hamilton dominates FP2, Ferrari 0.5s behind
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton again set the benchmark pace in practice for the Australian Grand Prix as Ferrari continue to leave everyone speculating on their true potential.
Brawn targeting 'perfect world' formula for F1
Formula One's new managing director of racing Ross Brawn says he is aiming to deliver a "perfect world" solution for the sport, based on closer racing and financially healthy teams.
Jehan Daruvala hopes F3 fast-tracks F1 dream
Eighteen-year-old Jehan Daruvala is coming off a career high, having clinched victory at the New Zealand Grand Prix in February. Success at the European F3 Championship is next on his list.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished the first practice session at Albert Park in P3, 0.583s off Lewis Hamilton. If the compound differential is around the expected 0.8s, it points to very strong signs at Red Bull in 2017.
Hamilton tops opening practice in Melbourne
Lewis Hamilton goes quickest for Mercedes in Australia's opening practice session as Red Bull and Ferrari stay off Pirelli's softest tyre.
Good morning from Melbourne! The first practice session of the season is just over an hour away.
Furniture Row hauler crew OK after accident
Furniture Row Racing's official race hauler was involved in a highway accident Thursday outside of Las Vegas. The team said the hauler's drivers were not injured, and the cars were not damaged.
Could the Hamilton-Alonso rivalry return?
Nate Saunders and Jennie Gow discuss whether we will ever see a return of the infamous rivalry between Lewis Hamiton and Fernando Alonso.
FIA clamp down on 'trick' suspensions.
With the FIA banning 'trick' suspensions, Nate Saunders and Jennie Gow discuss how a letter from Ferrari highlighted the issue.
The Pit Stop: Likely contenders and certain strugglers.
Jennie Gow and Maurice Hamilton tackle your toughest social media questions ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.
Brave new dawn for press conferences?
Is the new press conference format a sign of things to come for Formula 1? Jennie Gow and Nate Saunders discuss the impact Liberty Media could have this season.
Overweight Force India prompts 'extreme diet' for Perez
Sergio Perez has revealed Force India's overweight 2017 car has forced him into an "extreme diet" to shed pounds ahead of the new season.
Alonso: We need to see a reaction from Honda ASAP
Fernando Alonso has called on Honda to up its game significantly in the opening rounds of the season after power unit issues restricted McLaren's progress during pre-season testing.
Bottas: I feel ready to win
Valtteri Bottas is confident he can challenge Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for victory at Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton: F1 needs Alonso in a competitive car
Lewis Hamilton says Formula One needs Fernando Alonso to return to the front of the grid in a competitive car before the end of the Spaniard's career.
Fresh from scrutineering, the pink-liveried Force India VJM10 makes its way through the crowds.