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Formula 1 The details that reveal Mercedes' aero push Despite keeping its powder dry in testing, Mercedes heads to the Australian Grand Prix as the favourite to win the opening round of the 2018 Formula 1 season

Formula 1 Toro Rosso: Honda letting us do things others wouldn't Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost says there is "a big difference" between his team's newfound status as Honda's Formula 1 partner and its previous relationships with engine suppliers

Formula 1 Williams: Wrong to assume Kubica was faster than race drivers Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams has warned against judging the outfit's 2018 line-up decision on pre-season testing running, after reserve Robert Kubica outpaced the Formula 1 team's regular drivers

NASCAR Cup champion Truex lands dominant first win of 2018 Reigning champion Martin Truex Jr won the NASCAR Cup race at Fontana from pole position, taking home all three stage wins in the process

MotoGP Marquez wouldn't have slept without Dovizioso lunge Marc Marquez said he would not have been able to sleep had he not attempted to overtake Andrea Dovizioso at the final corner in MotoGP's season opener in Qatar

Formula 1 How Renault is offsetting the halo's drawbacks Renault's innovative developments to offset the aerodynamic impact of the halo on its new Formula 1 car are discussed in this clip from's weekly show The Flying Lap

MotoGP Vinales had best feeling on Yamaha for six months Maverick Vinales says he felt more comfortable with his Yamaha MotoGP bike during the Qatar season opener than at any point during the last six months

How to get the best Canadian GP fan experience Promoted: Experience a highlight of the F1 season with Thomas Cook Sport

Take our quiz on 2018 F1 testing How closely were you paying attention during pre-season this year?

The greatest racing series that doesn't exist What would happen if these amazing cars raced each other?

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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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