Melbourne Tag

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The Australian Grand Prix kicks off the 2018 Formula 1 season this weekend. Last season featured the closest title fight the sport has seen since 2012, and the field is riding a wave of momentum at the moment, hoping for an even more competitive year. Expectations are for a three way fight at the top between defending champions Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. If practice times this week from Albert Park are any indication that could very well be the case, at least for the firstRead More
By Adam Tate, Managing Editor Nico Rosberg led home a Mercedes one-two finish from Albert Park in what was a madcap start the 2016 season. Despite the typical result of a Mercedes double podium, the circuitous route the race took to its conclusion proved entertaining, terrifying and intense. The plot thickened before the race ever got underway as Daniil Kvyat’s Red Bull succumbed to electrical gremlins by stalling on the way to his grid position. The team ran to remove the car while the rest of the field embarked upon aRead More
By Steve Aibel, Senior F1 Writer There is something about the start of a Formula 1 season that gets the blood flowing. Starting in the “Land Down Under” makes it that much better. On Sunday, March 20th, the 2016 race for the World Championship begins anew with some fresh story-lines that could make this a season to remember. The Australian Grand Prix takes place in the city of Melbourne in Albert Park. Melbourne has been home to the Australian Grand Prix since it was moved here from Adelaide in 1996 andRead More