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  1. juanabolche

    Adding spectators to Australian Grand Prix - Albert Park Circuit 1.0

    Hi everyone. Personally, I don't like circuits without audiences, it takes away a lot of atmosphere. Therefore, I share a little mod for the Australian Grand Prix, that adds spectators to the stands. It's made for the track of the RSS FH 2021 - F1 2021 Full Season ‘Custom Championship' If...
  2. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Debrief: Melbourne

    "To whom it may concern, **** you." That final radio message pretty much sums up the performance of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas over the course of the 2019 Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Finnish star would resoundingly answer his critics with a career best performance in the #77...
  3. Paul Jeffrey

    Ricciardo Surprised by Race Ending Incident

    The awful luck that follows Daniel Ricciardo at his home Grand Prix continued today, effectively ending the race for the home hero even before turn one. Ricciardo had high hopes of putting on a show in front of his adoring home fans in Melbourne today, however an unfortunate incident off the...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    Team Orders at Ferrari?

    Charles Leclerc put up a late race challenge against his team mate, but suddenly dropped back - are team orders at play already? Ferrari made no bones about the fact that they believe Vettel offers the best chance of a championship this season for the Scuderia, but is it wise, or even fair, to...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    Honda On Form With Fastest Engine of 2019 in AUS GP

    Honda appear to have overcome the issues that plagued their recent Formula One campaigns, regularly appearing at the top of the Australian Grand Prix speed traps. Having taken plenty of (justified) criticism since returning to Formula One for the latest hybrid turbo era, Honda appear to have...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    Wheels Fall Off Haas Challenge... Again

    Haas F1 had another Australian disaster again this year, Romain Grosjean retiring his new black and gold car with a potential loose front wheel.. for the second year in a row. Martin Brundle had a little joke with Gunther Steiner prior to the start of the Australian Grand Prix, asking the Haas...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    Australian Grand Prix: Driver of the Day - Vote Now!

    Voting is open for the RaceDepartment Driver of the Day from the 2019 season opening Australian Grand Prix. The first race of the season is complete, some drivers have conquered the circuit and their rivals, some have fallen foul of first race over enthusiasm and some have plain under performed...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    Williams Understand "Fundamental" Flaw With FW42

    Williams rookie George Russell say Williams have identified a "fundamental" flaw with the new car, but resolving the issue could take "months". Starting the season besieged with issues and delays, Williams must be disappointed to see their new Formula One challenger so far away from the pace of...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Australian Grand Prix: Qualifying Press Conference

    With the Australian Grand Prix qualification complete - hear from the drivers in the official qualifying press conference. The first race of the season is always an exciting time as we look to get an understanding of the true form of the new cars, listen to the teams and drivers as they throw...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    Is Melbourne The Right Choice For Season Opener?

    The Australian Grand Prix has long held the honour as the traditional season opener – but is Albert Park the right venue for the job? Super popular with fans and drivers alike, the Australian Grand Prix at the Albert Park semi-permanent street circuit surely must go down as one of the most...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    Hamilton “Super-Stoked” With Mercedes AUS GP Pace

    Lewis Hamilton has declared himself happy at the show of pace displayed by Mercedes during opening practice for the Australian Grand Prix. The reigning World Champion has declared himself pleased with the work undertaken in the opening day of running at the Australian Grand Prix, surprising...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    Can Anyone Catch Mercedes?

    Day One in Australia is complete, and the question on everyone’s lips remains – can anyone catch Mercedes? Having dominated the hybrid turbo era since 2014, many expected that a low key pre-season testing could spell the end of the formidable performance from the Mercedes team. However, once...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    2019 Formula One Australian Grand Prix

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the 2019 FIA Formula One Australian Grand Prix. The season is here people! New cars, new driver partnerships, new opportunities and new adventures aplenty are awaiting us all! Can Ferrari carry on from their strong pre-season testing form? Will...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    F1: Charlie Whiting Dies Age 66

    Formula One is in mourning today following the shock news that long time Race Director Charlie Whiting has passed away. Confirmed to have died while in Australia preparing for the opening round of the new Formula One season, Whiting will be replaced in his role at Melbourne by Michael Masi, who...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    Who's Excited for Melbourne?

    The Grand Prix season is almost here... Formula One returns this coming weekend, and I want to know who's excited, what we are looking forward to during the event, and anything else you want to talk about prior to track action kicking off on Friday morning! Discuss!
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    Williams Forced to Change Suspension and Mirror Design for Australia

    The Under fire Williams team have been forced into a suspension and wing mirror redesign prior to Australia, in order to avoid potential illegality complaints from other teams. Having eventually turned up at the two week pre-season Barcelona test with an interesting front suspension design...
  17. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Australian Grand Prix: Driver of the Day - Vote Now!

    The opening round of the new season is over and done - who do you vote as 'Driver of the Day'? A great race, some great performances and a wonderful track - Formula One 2018 style is here and it's looking like a good season is in store... With plenty of solid performances from a number of...
  18. Paul Jeffrey

    F1: First Grid Penalty of the Year Award - Daniel Ricciardo

    Daniel Ricciardo has earned the dubious award of first grid penalty of the new season, dropping 3 places on Sunday for a red flag infringement during FP2 earlier today. Ricciardo would be reprimanded by the event stewards following the conclusion of the Formula One running in Melbourne earlier...
  19. Paul Jeffrey

    2018 Formula One Australian Grand Prix (Discussion Thread)

    Formula One is back! Welcome to the central place to discuss the 2018 FIA Formula One Australian Grand Prix! It has been a long winter break for Formula One fans, and with many countries still suffering from cold and often wet weather, it's time for the Grand Prix circus to warm up our souls...
  20. Jimlaad43

    2018 Formula One Australian Grand Prix (Guess The Pole Time)

    It's time for another game for this F1 season. What time do you think will set Pole Position for this year's Australian Grand Prix? Post below your guesses. Rules: The last entry will be accepted at the end of FP3. Any guesses posted after it will not count. Guesses need to be to the...