How Melbourne revealed the true shape of F1 2011

How Melbourne revealed the true shape of F1 2011

The Australian Grand Prix was all about tyres - but not in the way that many had predicted after testing. Adam Cooper digs into the story of the race and finds pointers for the GPs to come

So have the new rules made F1 more interesting? Well anyone who has any doubts should look back at the opening race of last season and have a good think about how unpredictable and entertaining that event was...

Any race where the guy on pole has an 0.8-second margin, leads all but the three laps after his first pitstop, and wins at a canter is hardly going to go down in the history books. But look beyond that and there were many layers of intrigue and interest in Australia that will play out over the coming months.

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