MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// FINAL + CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

/// GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA - FINAL /// #5 - S VETTEL (DEU) - FERRARI #44 - L HAMILTON (GBR) - MERCEDES #77 - V BOTTAS (FIN) - MERCEDES #7 - K RÄIKKÖNEN (FIN) - FERRARI /// FURTHER DETAILS AT FORMULA1.COM /// /// DRIVERS' CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS /// #5 - S VETTEL (DEU) - FERRARI / … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// FINAL + CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

G'day, mates! ...Said someone who is Australian, who is not me. Anyway... Hello. Welcome to the 2017 Australian Grand Prix. And, to my first running commentary since... ...Last summer? ...Long story, short: sometimes, one just needs to step away, and regroup. On that note... Yes, this is the Australian Grand Prix. Which marks the beginning … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// DAY 2 /// P3, Q, + THE STARTING GRID…

/// FREE PRACTICE 3 /// #5 - S VETTEL (DEU) - FERRARI #77 - V BOTTAS (FIN) - MERCEDES #44 - L HAMILTON (GBR) - MERCEDES #7 - K RÄIKKÖNEN (FIN) - FERRARI /// FURTHER DETAILS AT FORMULA1.COM /// /// QUALIFYING - SESSION 1 /// #44 - L HAMILTON (GBR) - MERCEDES #7 - K … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// DAY 2 /// P3, Q, + THE STARTING GRID…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// DAY 1 /// P1, P2…

/// FREE PRACTICE 1 /// #44 - L HAMILTON (GBR) - MERCEDES #77 - V BOTTAS (FIN) - MERCEDES #3 - D RICCIARDO (AUS) - RED BULL #33 - M VERSTAPPEN (NLD) - RED BULL /// FURTHER DETAILS AT FORMULA1.COM  /// /// FREE PRACTICE 2 /// #44 - L HAMILTON (GBR) - MERCEDES #5 - S … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (24.3.2017 – 26.3.2017) /// DAY 1 /// P1, P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

Good evening, good morning, g'day... ...Whatever you want to go with. ...Wherever you are. ...It's all good. Why? F1. It's back. Yes, yes, yes. This is the Australian Grand Prix. The first stop of the 2015 season. ...(Which, as it has been the past two seasons, will be broadcast, primarily, on NBCSN in the US. … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// FP2……

Okay... ...Back. The 2015 F1 opener. The Australian Grand Prix. ...Albert Park. ...A lovely, tree-lined street circuit in Melbourne, Victoria. ...It is 3.30km in length. ...16 turns. ...On race day, there will be 58 laps. ...Which will bring the total distance to 307.57km. ...For those lucky enough to finish. ...The air temperature is 68f (20c). … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// FP2……

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// FP1……

Oh, my god! I don't even know how to start this. Okay... This is F1. This is the Australian Grand Prix. This is where it all begins. The first race of the 2015 season. The first of 20. ...(They settled on 20, right?) ...(Hey, any guesses who failed to do their prep work?) There will … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (13.3.2015 – 15.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// FP1……

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (UPDATED)…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (UPDATED*)…  MCLAREN MERCEDES, 33 — MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 TEAM, 25 — SCUDERIA FERRARI, 18 — WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING, 10…  *ricciardo-aus/red bull disqualification appeal hearing set for 14 april 2014  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (UPDATED)…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (UPDATED*)…  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES), 25 --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN), 18 --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN), 15 --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI), 12...  *ricciardo-aus/red bull disqualification appeal hearing set for 14 april 2014  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// FINAL (UPDATED)…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// FINAL (UPDATED*)…  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN) --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  *ricciardo-aus/red bull disqualification appeal hearing set for 14 april 2014  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS' CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS...  MCLAREN MERCEDES, 27 --- MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 TEAM, 25 --- INFINITI RED BULL RACING, 18* --- SCUDERIA FERRARI, 14 --- WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING, 8...  *pending investigation/appeal  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// DRIVERS' CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS...  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES), 25 --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL), 18* --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN), 15 --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN), 12 --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI), 10...  *pending investigation/appeal  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// FINAL…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// FINAL…  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL)* --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN) --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  *pending investigation/appeal  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

F1 2014! Australian GP! Everything is a mess, it's a leap of faith into the unknown... ...and, it's great! I think I've been over most of the important points in my P1 and P2 posts. ...V6 turbo-charged engines. ...Less downforce. ...Noses inspired by Muppets, pop kings, and horror movies. ...Every single car has had and … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q3…  L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q2…  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// Q1…  D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- K MAGNUSSEN-DEN (MCLAREN) --- F MASSA-BRA (WILLIAMS) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P3…  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THE 2014 F1 CALENDAR /// 14.3.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// EVER WONDERED WHAT THE AUSTRALIAN GP LOOKS LIKE FROM AN AIRBUS A330? (NO, NEITHER HAVE WE.) /// 14.3.2014…

Have you ever wondered what the Grand Prix of Australia, held on the Albert Park street circuit of Melbourne, Victoria, looks like from an Airbus A330-200?  No, neither have we.  But, in case you (actually) have (or, in case this has put a curiosity in your mind that you will never be able to escape … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// EVER WONDERED WHAT THE AUSTRALIAN GP LOOKS LIKE FROM AN AIRBUS A330? (NO, NEITHER HAVE WE.) /// 14.3.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P2…  L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI) --- S VETTEL-DEU (RED BULL)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P2…

Right. Back. 2014 Australian Grand Prix. Practice 2. Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria. So, where was I and what on earth had I covered? Engines, sounds, Renault, team line-ups, Martini livery, Kimi and Fernando... ...And stuff. ...Lots of stuff. Cars are out on track. ...Looking significantly less hesitant than the season opener. Just a reminder, no … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// P1...  F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI) --- J BUTTON-GBR (MCLAREN) --- V BOTTAS-FIN (WILLIAMS) --- F MASSA-BRA (WILLIAMS)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P1…

Surprise!So, I wasn't going to run any commentary through the Practice sessions, but......1) There is a lot to address, going into the 2014 season....2) Hamilton has (already) stopped on track.By the way, welcome to the 2014 Australian Grand Prix....Practice 1....NBCS in the US.Jesus.  Are these cars even assembled?...Does it matter?First of all, let me say … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (14.3.2014-16.3.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// MONDAY WAS ALAIN PROST’S BIRTHDAY, AUSTRALIA IS COMING: LET’S LISTEN TO HIS THOUGHTS ON THE 1989 ADELAIDE WASHOUT /// 28.2.2014…

The Battle of McLaren teammates Ayrton Senna (BRA) and Alain Prost (FRA) would come to an end as dramatic as the battle, itself, at the 1989 Australian Grand Prix.  Held in an absolute washout on the waterlogged Adelaide Street Circuit, the race would commence after multiple delays, prompting Prost, who was leading the Drivers' Championship, … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// MONDAY WAS ALAIN PROST’S BIRTHDAY, AUSTRALIA IS COMING: LET’S LISTEN TO HIS THOUGHTS ON THE 1989 ADELAIDE WASHOUT /// 28.2.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY…

2 0 1 3   G R A N D   P R I X   O F   A U S T R A L I A A L B E R T   P A R K ,   M E L B O U R N E  [ 1 5   M … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// FINAL…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// FINAL...  K RÄIKKÖNEN (FIN/LOTUS) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// QUALIFYING…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// QUALIFYING...  S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- M WEBBER (AUS/RED BULL) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 3…  R GROSJEAN (FRA/LOTUS) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI) --- P DI RESTA (GBR/FORCE INDIA)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 2…  S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- M WEBBER (AUS/RED BULL) --- N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- K RÄIKKÖNEN (FIN/LOTUS)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA (15.3.2013-17.3.2013) /// PRACTICE 1...  S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES)...  (further details at formula1.com)