2007 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Thursday 1 November 2007

  2. Australian Grand Prix in doubt after 2010 12:54

    Australian Grand Prix in doubt after 2010

    The future of the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne's Albert Park has again fallen into question with the state government of Victoria relictant to pay rising…

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  3. Wednesday 31 October 2007

  4. Australian Grand Prix suffers €20 million loss 10:58

    Australian Grand Prix suffers €20 million loss

    The organisers of this year's Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix ran at a € 20.4 million loss a report tabled in the Victorian parlement shows. The report showed…

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  5. Monday 21 May 2007

  6. Government: Aus Grand Prix may be run at night 12:47

    Government: Aus Grand Prix may be run at night

    Last week Bernie Ecclestone has said there might not be a future for the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne when it can not run at night. The Victorian Tourism…

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  7. Friday 23 March 2007

  8. Raikkonen almost fell asleep 13:52

    Raikkonen almost fell asleep

    Kimi Raikkonen has revealed that he almost fell asleep with around ten laps to go in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. Ferrari's new driver showed his…

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  9. Thursday 22 March 2007

  10. Hill: Hamilton raced brilliantly 12:49

    Hill: Hamilton raced brilliantly

    Former Formula 1 champion Damon Hill believes Lewis Hamilton showed an incredibly performance at his race debut in Melbourne. Hamilton finished his Formula One…

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  11. Wednesday 21 March 2007

  12. Positive Kolles looks back at opening round 12:01

    Positive Kolles looks back at opening round

    The opening round in Australia was the first official Formula One race of the new Spyker F1 team. The team struggled in qualifying, but managed to show a steady…

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  13. Tuesday 20 March 2007

  14. Button praises Hamilton 15:58

    Button praises Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton earned himself a lot of respect from many in the paddock when the young British McLaren driver finished third in his maiden Formula One Grand…

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  15. Davidson fine after hospital check 15:48

    Davidson fine after hospital check

    Anthony Davidson was taken to a Melbourne hospital after the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday for precautionary checks. The Super Aguri driver complained of…

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  16. Wurz: I've been extremely lucky 12:05

    Wurz: I've been extremely lucky

    Williams F1 driver Alex Wurz only realised how lucky he was until he saw his crash with David Coulthard on television. Coulthard tried to overtake the Austrian…

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  17. Todt happy with both Ferrari drivers 10:43

    Todt happy with both Ferrari drivers

    Jean Todt enjoyed the opening round of the Formula 1 world championship in Australia. The French Ferrari team boss was not only happy with the performance of…

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  18. Monday 19 March 2007

  19. Chevrier: "A second a lap off the pace" 15:43

    Chevrier: "A second a lap off the pace"

    Renault's head of engineering, Denis Chevrier, believes the R27 was about one second per lap off the pace compared to Renault's competitors such as Ferrari and…

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  20. Ferrari President extremely pleased with Kimi's victory 12:39

    Ferrari President extremely pleased with Kimi's victory

    Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari's President, was incredibly happy after Kimi Raikkonen's first win as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver. The Finn dominated Sunday's…

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  21. Briatore criticises backmarkers 10:30

    Briatore criticises backmarkers

    Renault F1 team boss Flavio Briatore was not happy after Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The Renault team finished in 5th and 10th position, but above all…

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  22. Sunday 18 March 2007

  23. Coulthard and Wurz agree blame 14:15

    Coulthard and Wurz agree blame

    David Coulthard was first to hold his hands up to a daring overtaking attempt on Alex Wurz, which resulted in the Red Bull jumping over the nose of the…

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  24. Todt: New chapter got off to a good start 13:30

    Todt: New chapter got off to a good start

    Jean Todt was a happy man after Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The Ferrari team boss saw the team's new driver win for the first time in the Italian team's car…

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  25. McLaren happy with 'almost perfect' start 12:40

    McLaren happy with 'almost perfect' start

    Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton finished today's Australian Grand Prix in second and third places respectively achieving an almost perfect start to the…

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  26. Ferrari enjoys winning mood 09:16

    Ferrari enjoys winning mood

    At Ferrari almost everything is going as planned at the start of the 2007 season. The team dominated almost every session in Melbourne. The only problems the…

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  27. Most teams picked same tyre strategy 09:10

    Most teams picked same tyre strategy

    This season Formula 1 teams will have to use both Bridgestone compounds during the race. The Japanese tyre manufacturer brought a soft and medium compound to…

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  28. 08:05

    Photos - Sunday in Melbourne

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  29. Toyota counts single point for effort 08:00

    Toyota counts single point for effort

    Toyota will leave Melbourne with a solitary point courtesy of Ralf Schumacher's eighth place at today's Australian Grand Prix. Jarno Trulli was next home in 9th…

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  30. Aguri takes stock of two-car finish 07:57

    Aguri takes stock of two-car finish

    The Super Aguri team achieved a two-car finish at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne today, however the race was not without incident for the team. Takuma…

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  31. Dismal day for Honda 07:45

    Dismal day for Honda

    Honda's Rubens Barrichello ended today's Australian Grand Prix in 11th position after a determined fight throughout the 58-lap race. His team-mate Jenson Button…

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  32. Race meets Bridgestone's expectations 07:35

    Race meets Bridgestone's expectations

    Kimi Raikkonen won the Australian Grand Prix, leading for 52 of the 58 laps as Bridgestone's tyres encountered no problems during the first race of the latest…

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  33. Difficult day for Spyker 07:20

    Difficult day for Spyker

    Spyker has finished the opening race of the 2007 FIA Formula One World Championship in Melbourne, Australia, with Adrian Sutil in 17th position. Christijan…

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  34. Davidson taken to hospital 07:08

    Davidson taken to hospital

    Anthony Davidson has been taken to a Melbourne hospital for precautionary checks after he complained of major back pains following the conclusion of the…

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  35. Mixed feelings for fourth placed BMW 07:01

    Mixed feelings for fourth placed BMW

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team started the 2007 season off in Melbourne with fourth place for Nick Heidfeld. However, a gearbox problem robbed the team of seeing both…

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  36. Williams happy to be back in the points 06:50

    Williams happy to be back in the points

    Williams had a positive points start to its 2007 campaign, with Nico Rosberg making up five places on his grid position to finish the race in seventh place…

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  37. Red Bull out of luck in Australia 06:40

    Red Bull out of luck in Australia

    Red Bull Racing was out of luck in Australia despite a pre-race visit from Kylie Minogue. Mark Webber ended the day a dismal thirteenth after starting seventh…

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  38. Renault struggles to fifth without Alonso 06:33

    Renault struggles to fifth without Alonso

    Renault endured a challenging 2007 ING Australian Grand Prix. A mixed performance in qualifying saw the team's drivers start 6th and 13th, with the hope of…

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  39. Toro Rosso happy to get one to the finish 06:19

    Toro Rosso happy to get one to the finish

    Scuderia Toro Rosso was happy to get one of its cars to the finish of the Australian Grand Prix as Tonio Liuzzi came home in fourteenth. Team mate Scott Speed…

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  40. Hamilton couldn't be happier 06:08

    Hamilton couldn't be happier

    Lewis Hamilton says he couldn't be happier than having led the field during his F1 debut and to have finished on the podium after a long battle with team mate…

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  41. Alonso - Ferrari was too quick 05:54

    Alonso - Ferrari was too quick

    Fernando Alonso said he was pleased with second place after having to fight new team mate Lewis Hamilton for the position in today's Australian Grand Prix. The…

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  42. Raikkonen savours 'perfect' start 05:43

    Raikkonen savours 'perfect' start

    Kimi Raikkonen savoured the perfect start to his Grand Prix career with Ferrari after taking a dominant victory at Albert Park. The Finn claimed his tenth…

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  43. Raikkonen storms to Melbourne victory 05:34

    Raikkonen storms to Melbourne victory

    Kimi Raikkonen stormed to a dominant victory in the Australian Grand Prix, his debut for Ferrari. The Finn took his tenth career win ahead of McLaren's reigning…

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  44. Last-minute engine change for Massa 03:53

    Last-minute engine change for Massa

    Felipe Massa will have to start today's Australian Grand Prix from the back of the grid. His team, Ferrari, opted to change his engine on Sunday morning. That…

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  45. Saturday 17 March 2007

  46. 09:25

    Photos - Saturday in Melbourne

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  47. Bridgestone happy with tyre's qualifying form 09:20

    Bridgestone happy with tyre's qualifying form

    Bridgestone was happy witht the performance of its tyres in the first qualifying session of the new season in which it is once again the sole tyre supplier in…

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  48. Speed out-qualifies Liuzzi as Toro Rosso struggles 09:14

    Speed out-qualifies Liuzzi as Toro Rosso struggles

    Scott Speed outpaced team mate Tonio Liuzzi in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix but the Toro Rosso team was struggling for pace at the Albert Park…

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  49. Raikkonen claims first pole at Ferrari 08:29

    Raikkonen claims first pole at Ferrari

    As Felipe Massa suffered from gearbox problems it was Kimi Raikkonen who saved the day at Ferrari. The Finn scored his twelfth pole position in his first…

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  50. Mixed result for Red Bull drivers 08:21

    Mixed result for Red Bull drivers

    At Red Bull Racing the team showed a mixed result. David Coulthard was unable to impress as the Scotsman qualified himself in 19th position. Red Bull's new…

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  51. Toyota qualifies both cars in top ten 08:04

    Toyota qualifies both cars in top ten

    The Panasonic Toyota Racing team will see both of its drivers line up their cars in the top ten for Sunday's Australian Grand prix. Jarno Trulli will start from…

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  52. McLaren qualifies on first and second rows 07:49

    McLaren qualifies on first and second rows

    McLaren brought its new drivers to Melbourne this week for the Australian Grand Prix. The duo, double world champion Fernando Alonso and rookie Lewis Hamilton…

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  53. BMW Sauber qualifies in top five 07:14

    BMW Sauber qualifies in top five

    Following on from a trouble free morning practice session, the BMW Sauber F1 Team had the best qualifying result of its one year life. Nick Heidfeld will start…

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  54. Difficult qualifying session for Honda drivers 07:10

    Difficult qualifying session for Honda drivers

    The Honda F1 drivers experienced a difficult qualifying session in Melbourne today. Jenson Button ended the day 14th whilst team-mate Rubens Barrichello was…

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  55. Albers disappointed with performance 07:03

    Albers disappointed with performance

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker F1 drivers concluded its first official qualifying session for the Australian Grand Prix. The team qualified themselves at the backrow…

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  56. First top ten qualifying for Super Aguri 06:56

    First top ten qualifying for Super Aguri

    Although their car might still be controversial the team did score its very first top ten qualifying position as Takuma Sato qualified himself in tenth position…

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  57. Mixed result at Renault 06:48

    Mixed result at Renault

    The Renault team finished sixth and thirteenth in Saturday's qualifying session. While Giancarlo Fisichella showed a good performance his team-mate and rookie…

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  58. Williams just out of top ten 06:29

    Williams just out of top ten

    Williams drivers Nico Rosberg and Alex Wurz were disappointed not to qualify themselves in the top ten. With a 12th and 15th position for Rosberg and Wurz…

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  59. Raikkonen grabs pole 05:09

    Raikkonen grabs pole

    Kimi Raikkonen put his Ferrari on pole position for the first Grand Prix of the season in Melbourne with a 1m26.072s. Double world champion Fernando Alonso will…

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  60. Raikkonen quickest in final practice 02:21

    Raikkonen quickest in final practice

    Kimi Raikkonen took his Ferrari to the top of the timesheets in the final practice session before qualifying with a best lap of 1m26.064s. Renault driver…

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  61. Friday 16 March 2007

  62. Massa eyes pole on Saturday 14:12

    Massa eyes pole on Saturday

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa was the fastest man in Friday's second free practice session. The Brazilian hopes to keep up his strong performance in Australia and…

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  63. Sato tries 1976 London taxi 14:07

    Sato tries 1976 London taxi

    Formula One driver Takuma Sato arrived at the Albert Park Grand Prix racetrack this morning driving a slightly more unique vehicle than he's used to - a vintage…

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  64. Honda happy with earth-car debut 12:51

    Honda happy with earth-car debut

    Honda's new 'earth' car livery made its track debut this morning as the RA107 cars took to the Albert Park Circuit for the first of today's two timed sessions.…

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  65. Coulthard gives Red Bull hope 12:22

    Coulthard gives Red Bull hope

    David Coulthard gave Red Bull Racing hope in Australia on Friday by finishing tenth fastest overall at the end of three hours of free practice. New team mate…

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  66. Toyota struggles on first day 12:19

    Toyota struggles on first day

    The 2007 Formula One season began today for Toyota with a rain-affected day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix. This year Friday free practice has been…

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  67. Toro Rossos struggle down under 11:26

    Toro Rossos struggle down under

    Toro Rosso had a tough start to the new season as Scott Speed and Tonio Liuzzi finished a lowly nineteenth and 22nd at the end of Friday free practice at Albert…

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  68. Theissen: We confirmed we are a top four team 10:17

    Theissen: We confirmed we are a top four team

    BMW Sauber showed a strong performance in Friday's free practice session. Team boss Mario Theissen wasn't surprised with the team's paced as the team's…

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  69. 09:45

    Photos - Friday in Melbourne

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  70. Steady start for Spyker F1 drivers 09:43

    Steady start for Spyker F1 drivers

    The newly-rebranded Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team today completed its first day of running in the 2007 FIA Formula One World Championship. In an…

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  71. Williams team well underway Down Under 09:35

    Williams team well underway Down Under

    The 2007 Formula One season got underway today with the first practice sessions for the Australian GP. At Williams their test driver Kakuzi Nakajima ran with…

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