The complete 2010 Australian GP review

The complete 2010 Australian GP review

An in-depth look back at a race that saw world champion Jenson Button take his first win for McLaren, including every vital statistic you need to know from Albert Park


Practice 1 - Friday AM

Robert Kubica led the way for Renault as the weekend got underway, beating Nico Rosberg's Mercedes to the top spot by just under 0.2 seconds, with Jenson Button, Felipe Massa and Sebastian Vettel filling the other top five places.

Entertainment was provided by Kamui Kobayashi, who smashed his front wing on a marker cone - and then lost the replacement approaching Turn 3 when the weakened mounting failed. Both incidents caused red flags. His team-mate Pedro de la Rosa wasn't having much fun either, stopping with a clutch problem.

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