Australian GP: in pics
Relive the opening race of the 2011 F1 season with our handy gallery. (May contain cars)
Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Twenty-four cars headed to Australia to participate in the inaugural race of the new season. Just 14 cars crossed the finish line. And guess who came first?
Yes, that German. The 2010 world champion breezed through the chequered flag 22 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton with a pace suggesting he could have stopped off for a McDonald’s before driving across the line backwards. Of course, Lewis’s car was knackered, so you never know...
Elsewhere, Button was left frustrated by Massa, Webber was left frustrated with his car, and both Schuey and Rosberg were taken out nulling Merc’s chances of a first-race recovery.
Click through the gallery for all the action...