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Formula 1 Hamilton surges to pole, heavy crash for Bottas Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the 2018 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix, while Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas crashed out of qualifying

Formula 1 Magnussen: Alonso just annoyed Haas is quicker Kevin Magnussen says Fernando Alonso's "replica Ferrari" comments about the Haas stem from frustration that McLaren is being outpaced by one of the smallest teams on the Formula 1 grid

Formula 1 Wolff reassures Bottas after qualifying crash Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he will not allow Valtteri Bottas to feel that he is under any extra pressure despite his Australian Grand Prix qualifying crash

Formula 1 'Too greedy' Gasly takes blame for qualifying error Pierre Gasly said he was "too greedy" on his final lap in Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix qualifying, as a mistake consigned him to last on the grid

Formula 1 Hamilton denies 'party mode' was key to pole Lewis Hamilton denies a special 'party' mode on his Mercedes Formula 1 engine was key to the 0.887-second lap time improvement that earned him pole for the Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Alonso predicts McLaren will score 'big points' Fernando Alonso says he goes into the 2018 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix hoping for a top five finish despite McLaren only being 11th and 12th in Melbourne qualifying

Formula 1 Ricciardo: Any top driver can get pole in Mercedes Daniel Ricciardo says the Mercedes' engine modes that helped Lewis Hamilton dominate Australian Grand Prix qualifying were "a punch in the stomach" to its Formula 1 rivals

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Australia / Round 1
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  • Circuit: Melbourne
  • Race: 58 laps / 307.574 km
Abu Dhabi / 26 Nov
Pos Driver Team
1 Bottas Mercedes
2 Hamilton Mercedes
3 Vettel Ferrari
4 Raikkonen Ferrari
5 Verstappen Red Bull/Renault
6 Hulkenberg Renault
7 Perez Force India/Mercedes
8 Ocon Force India/Mercedes
9 Alonso McLaren/Honda
10 Massa Williams/Mercedes
Standings / After 20 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 363
2 Sebastian Vettel 317
3 Valtteri Bottas 305
4 Kimi Raikkonen 205
5 Daniel Ricciardo 200
6 Max Verstappen 168
7 Sergio Perez 100
8 Esteban Ocon 87
9 Carlos Sainz 54
10 Nico Hulkenberg 43

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