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Story of the race: Ferrari falters, Bottas prospers

Ferrari was expected to come out swinging in Melbourne -- instead, while the Italian team struggled, it was under-pressure Valtteri Bottas who set down a marker to Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for 2019.

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Exciting start as Bottas passes Hamilton; Ricciardo loses front wing

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Verstappen secures podium with impressive Vettel overtake

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'Why are we so slow?' - Vettel can't get answers from Ferrari

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Mercedes

Bottas: Car was so good I could just do my thing

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Formula 1

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Mercedes and the art of throwing pie in everyone's face

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes' surprising and ominous pace in qualifying shatters the preseason notion that Ferrari was the team to beat coming into 2019. A roundup of the main talking points from the Australian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton beats Bottas, Ferrari settles for third and fifth

A late Lewis Hamilton lap saw him take pole position for the Australian Grand Prix, as Ferrari settled for a distant third and fifth.

What's in the mind of an F1 driver?

Take an emotional journey with Lewis Hamilton into the thoughts of a Formula 1 driver ahead of the new season.

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How Lewis claimed another pole in Melbourne

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Gasly gets eliminated in Q1

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Formula 1

Albon wrecks in practice debut

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Bottas pulls a U-Turn after going off

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Hamilton and Raikkonen react to positive practice

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