Does it matter who wins the Australian GP?

Does it matter who wins the Australian GP?

This weekend's Australian Grand Prix might be the first of 21 grands prix this season but as EDD STRAW explains, making a winning start could, statistically, be crucial in the title fight

During the Australian Grand Prix weekend, you will hear certain comments and soundbites again and again.

'The season is long', 'it's just one race', 'it's an unusual track', 'there will be a big upgrade package in Spain' and variations thereof will abound. And all will be true, truer than ever in the case of the length of the championship in this record year of 21 races.

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