Button should know the rules, says Massa

Button should know the rules, says Massa

Felipe Massa has responded to Jenson Button’s post-Australian Grand Prix comments by saying that the 2009 World Champion should have known to back off after passing the Brazilian illegally. Although the McLaren driver argued that he was ahead of the Ferrari through Turn 11, the Englishman cut inside Turn 12 to overtake.
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2011 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Friday 1 April 2011

  2. Button should know the rules, says Massa 16:45

    Button should know the rules, says Massa

    Felipe Massa has responded to Jenson Button’s post-Australian Grand Prix comments by saying that the 2009 World Champion should have known to back off after...

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  3. Hamilton explains Melbourne undertray problem 12:32

    Hamilton explains Melbourne undertray problem

    Following an investigation by McLaren, Lewis Hamilton has explained the problem which beset him in last weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix. D...

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  4. Thursday 31 March 2011

  5. Interview with McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton 11:47

    Interview with McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton

    Despite his floor gradually breaking away from the car, Lewis Hamilton was able to manage second place in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix as McLaren c...

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  6. Interview with McLaren’s Jenson Button 09:42

    Interview with McLaren’s Jenson Button

    Jenson Button failed to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of three consecutive Australian Grands Prix victories in Melbourne, although the 2009 World C...

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  7. Newey: McLaren copied our exhaust 08:56

    Newey: McLaren copied our exhaust

    Red Bull’s Adrian Newey admits that McLaren made a huge step forward at the Australian Grand Prix, but adds that his former team was only able to do so a...

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  8. In-depth tyre analysis: Melbourne 02:00

    In-depth tyre analysis: Melbourne

    Formula 1 entered a substantial tyre-related unknown in Melbourne last weekend, with pre-season testing headlines having largely focused on the short life...

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  9. Wednesday 30 March 2011

  10. Hamilton: This car will work everywhere now 09:56

    Hamilton: This car will work everywhere now

    Lewis Hamilton is confident that the modified McLaren will be quick on all circuits this season, discarding claims that the Woking team’s Australian Grand P...

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  11. Alguersuari blames Buemi for Heidfeld collision 09:41

    Alguersuari blames Buemi for Heidfeld collision

    Since the end of the Australian Grand Prix, Nick Heidfeld has been attempting to discover which Toro Rosso driver caused significant damage to his car....

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  12. Button relishing extra two development weeks 08:49

    Button relishing extra two development weeks

    Jenson Button admits that he is pleased this season began a fortnight later than it should have, with McLaren therefore enjoying more time to develop what...

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  13. Tuesday 29 March 2011

  14. Sauber decides against appeal after mix-up 16:07

    Sauber decides against appeal after mix-up

    Following a ‘comprehensive internal investigation’ Sauber has announced that it will no longer be appealing the stewards’ decision following their disqu...

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  15. Michael: DRS needs time 12:54

    Michael: DRS needs time

    Williams’ Sam Michael believes that the new Drag Reduction System (DRS, also known as Adjustable Rear Wing) will yield more passing in races, but only when i...

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  16. Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael 12:23

    Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael

    Williams was one of two teams to experience a double retirement at the start of the new season, with both Rubens Barrichello and Pastor Maldonado suffering...

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  17. Alonso eager to improve qualifying pace 11:49

    Alonso eager to improve qualifying pace

    Fernando Alonso has placed particular emphasis on qualifying in his review of the Australian Grand Prix, with the Ferrari driver having started fifth on...

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  18. Double transmission failure for Williams 11:04

    Double transmission failure for Williams

    Transmission problems claimed both Williams in Australia on Sunday, with Pastor Maldonado having become the first retirement of the season before fellow...

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  19. Allison ‘utterly delighted’ with Renault result 10:35

    Allison ‘utterly delighted’ with Renault result

    Renault kicked off their 2011 campaign with a maiden podium finish for Vitaly Petrov, with the result acting as the first rostrum result for a Russian in...

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  20. Vettel: We must use KERS at Sepang 10:04

    Vettel: We must use KERS at Sepang

    Sebastian Vettel admits that Red Bull Racing will have to use KERS in the next round of the World Championship at Sepang, having not run the device in...

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  21. Pirelli hails ‘exceptional’ drive by Pérez 09:40

    Pirelli hails ‘exceptional’ drive by Pérez

    New Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has praised rookie driver Sergio Pérez for his performance in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, with the Mexican Sauber pi...

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  22. Monday 28 March 2011

  23. Haug: Toughest weekend yet for Mercedes GP 16:43

    Haug: Toughest weekend yet for Mercedes GP

    Norbert Haug has labelled the season-opening Australian Grand Prix weekend as the most frustrating yet for Mercedes Grand Prix. The Stuttgart manufacturer,...

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  24. The miracle wasn’t enough, says Kolles 16:28

    The miracle wasn’t enough, says Kolles

    Colin Kolles believes only a ‘miracle’ allowed Hispania Racing to reach the opening Grand Prix of the season in Australia, although the Romanian businessman...

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  25. Ferrari: A lot of work ahead of us 14:15

    Ferrari: A lot of work ahead of us

    Despite achieving the most laps across winter testing, Ferrari were unable to collect more than final results of fourth and seventh in Sunday’s Australian G...

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  26. Analysis: Sauber wing’s concave radius 13:41

    Analysis: Sauber wing’s concave radius

    After registering impressive seventh and eighth place finishes in the Australian Grand Prix, both Sergio Pérez and Kamui Kobayashi were disqualified on...

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  27. ‘Button penalty cost podium finish’ - Whitmarsh 11:15

    ‘Button penalty cost podium finish’ - Whitmarsh

    Martin Whitmarsh believes that Jenson Button would have finished on the podium in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, had the 2009 World Champion not been p...

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  28. Melbourne pit-stop summary 10:57

    Melbourne pit-stop summary

    If there was one stop to talk about in Melbourne on Sunday, it was the sole visit to the pits of Sergio Pérez. The Mexican, despite having since been...

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  29. 09:01

    Video: Button cuts chicane to pass Massa

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  30. Sunday 27 March 2011

  31. 13:43

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday in Melbourne

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  32. Sauber intends to appeal disqualification 13:41

    Sauber intends to appeal disqualification

    Sauber has announced that it is planning to appeal its disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix, with both Sergio Pérez and Kamui Kobayashi having t...

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  33. Alonso: We have to improve 12:20

    Alonso: We have to improve

    Fernando Alonso has stated that his Ferrari team must improve if it is to fight for this year’s titles, with the Spaniard not happy to settle for ‘third or f...

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  34. Saubers disqualified due to rear wing infringement 11:59

    Saubers disqualified due to rear wing infringement

    The Sauber driver pairing of Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez have been disqualified from the Australian Grand Prix due to a technical infringement with...

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  35. I was in a different race to Seb, says Webber 11:33

    I was in a different race to Seb, says Webber

    Mark Webber could manage no more than a record-equalling personal best of fifth place in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, pulling off the track with problems...

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  36. Horner: We haven’t had KERS all weekend 11:10

    Horner: We haven’t had KERS all weekend

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner revealed shortly after the Australian Grand Prix that his cars have not used KERS this weekend. Standing for...

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  37. Pérez: I will never forget this race 11:05

    Pérez: I will never forget this race

    Sergio Pérez was delighted with the performance he showed during his debut Formula 1 race in Melbourne on Sunday, with the Sauber driver opting for a...

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  38. Heidfeld’s progress blighted by damage 11:01

    Heidfeld’s progress blighted by damage

    Numerous questions in the Albert Park paddock surround Nick Heidfeld’s inability to rise to a points finish for Renault, with team-mate Vitaly Petrov having...

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  39. D’Ambrosio pleased to complete first F1 race 10:51

    D’Ambrosio pleased to complete first F1 race

    There were mixed fortunes for newly-named Marussia Virgin Racing on Sunday, with Jérôme d’Ambrosio managing to complete the distance on his Formula 1 debut i...

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  40. Force India duo misses out on points 10:44

    Force India duo misses out on points

    Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta battled hard to finish Sunday's Australian Grand Prix just outside the top ten for the Force India squad, coming through the...

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  41. Double mechanical glitch for Williams 10:36

    Double mechanical glitch for Williams

    After a weekend which promised strong results for Williams, the Grove team is leaving Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit after a race featuring one collision p...

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  42. Rosberg sums up ruinous weekend 10:20

    Rosberg sums up ruinous weekend

    After appearing to show much promise at the last pre-season test session in Barcelona, Mercedes GP saw both cars retire from the Australian Grand Prix on...

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  43.  Button frustrated after Massa battle 10:15

    Button frustrated after Massa battle

    Jenson Button was left frustrated at the end of the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, as the McLaren driver endured a tough fight back up to sixth after a...

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  44. Kovalainen retirement caused by water leak 09:57

    Kovalainen retirement caused by water leak

    Heikki Kovalainen has revealed that his retirement from Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix was forced by a water leak., with the Finn withdrawing from the race o...

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  45. Buemi to chat with Alguersuari following collision 09:56

    Buemi to chat with Alguersuari following collision

    Sébastien Buemi kick-started Toro Rosso’s 2011 campaign with a points finish in Melbourne, matching his grid position by coming home tenth and therefore sc...

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  46. Petrov ‘very happy’ with Russia’s first podium 09:38

    Petrov ‘very happy’ with Russia’s first podium

    Vitaly Petrov wrote himself into the Formula 1 history books on Sunday by becoming the first Russian to seal a rostrum result in the sport, having been the...

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  47. Hamilton praises ‘great job’ by McLaren 09:37

    Hamilton praises ‘great job’ by McLaren

    Lewis Hamilton was full of praise for his McLaren squad after the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, stating that the team should be ‘very proud’ after his sec...

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  48. Winner Vettel hails 'very good race' 09:19

    Winner Vettel hails 'very good race'

    Reigning Champion Sebastian Vettel was delighted after taking victory during the opening race of the season in Melbourne on Sunday, as the Red Bull driver...

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  49. 08:42

    Full Australian Grand Prix results

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  50. Vettel begins 2011 with Melbourne victory 08:39

    Vettel begins 2011 with Melbourne victory

    Champion Sebastian Vettel comfortably triumphed in Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, leading from pole position as Lewis Hamilton confirmed a s...

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  51. Schumacher and Alguersuari express opinions 08:01

    Schumacher and Alguersuari express opinions

    Michael Schumacher had a premature end to his time behind the wheel on Sunday afternoon, with the Mercedes GP driver retiring as a result of contact with...

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  52. Hamilton and Mercedes duo escape penalties 06:43

    Hamilton and Mercedes duo escape penalties

    Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes pair of Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg have all escaped penalties ahead of Sunday’s season-opening race in Melbourne, w...

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  53. We chose not to use KERS, says Horner 05:13

    We chose not to use KERS, says Horner

    Christian Horner has admitted that both Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber opted not to use KERS during qualifying, but failed to explain why. The Red Bull...

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  54. 00:00

    Australian Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  55. Saturday 26 March 2011

  56. 12:10

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday in Melbourne

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  57. 12:05

    Video: Sebastian Vettel's pole lap

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  58. Hispania drivers not permitted to race 12:02

    Hispania drivers not permitted to race

    Hispania Racing drivers Vitantonio Liuzzi and Narain Karthikeyan will be forced to sit out tomorrow’s season-opening Grand Prix in Melbourne, with the FIA f...

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  59. Maldonado confident about points finish 10:09

    Maldonado confident about points finish

    Venezuela’s Pastor Maldonado is upbeat heading into his first Formula 1 race in Melbourne on Saturday. Despite being out-qualified by Sergio Pérez, who he be...

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  60. Mixed feelings at Sauber after qualifying 10:04

    Mixed feelings at Sauber after qualifying

    Sauber duo Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez will set off from ninth and 13th positions in Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, with the latter’s gr...

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  61. Petrov celebrates career-best qualifying 09:45

    Petrov celebrates career-best qualifying

    Sixth place for Australia 2011 marks a career-best qualifying position for Vitaly Petrov, who improves on his previous seventh from Hungary last year. Now...

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  62. Q1 eliminee Heidfeld suffered KERS problem 09:35

    Q1 eliminee Heidfeld suffered KERS problem

    Nick Heidfeld has revealed that a KERS issue slowed him in Australian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. The German, replacement for Robert Kubica at...

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  63. Massa lacks grip after Q3 spin 09:14

    Massa lacks grip after Q3 spin

    It is widely known that Felipe Massa struggled to build up temperatures in Bridgestone’s tyres of last year. However, the Brazilian also experienced d...

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  64. Rosberg disappointed after Q3 mistake 09:11

    Rosberg disappointed after Q3 mistake

    Nico Rosberg was left to rue a costly error during the final part of qualifying at the Albert Park circuit on Saturday, with the Mercedes GP driver set to...

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  65. Alonso: We cannot be happy with this result 09:01

    Alonso: We cannot be happy with this result

    Fernando Alonso is both surprised and disappointed to be starting Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix from the third row of the grid. Ironically, a...

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  66. Button: It’s a massive step forward 08:53

    Button: It’s a massive step forward

    Jenson Button has praised the improvements made to his MP4-26 in Melbourne this weekend, with the McLaren squad achieving a strong result in qualifying...

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  67. Horner: Webber on clean side of grid 08:40

    Horner: Webber on clean side of grid

    Christian Horner was disappointed to see Mark Webber miss out on a front row grid slot on Saturday, although the Red Bull Team Principal believes that...

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