10 things we've learned from Melbourne so far

10 things we've learned from Melbourne so far

With the first free practice sessions of the 2018 Formula 1 season in the book, Autosport's team in Melbourne assesses the major stories coming out of Albert Park

Mercedes headed into the first day of the 2018 Formula 1 season looking in good shape after a strong showing in pre-season, but today's two free practice sessions had the potential to change everything.

Inevitably, the identity of the pacesetter - Lewis Hamilton - suggests things went as expected but there were some genuine surprises and intriguing patterns on the first day of running.

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