Melbourne won't set the 2014 tone

Melbourne won't set the 2014 tone

Domination from Mercedes in Melbourne might be predictable but, as JONATHAN NOBLE counsels, don't be fooled into thinking that will set the tone for the 2014 season

There's a little bit of irony to the fact that Formula 1's most unpredictable of seasons may well deliver us a completely predictable outcome in Australia's opening round this weekend.

But even if Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg power the Silver Arrows in Melbourne to their first one-two since the 1955 Italian Grand Prix, don't believe for one second that the die is cast for an era of Red Bull F1 dominance to be followed by a Mercedes whitewash.

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