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Rosberg unhappy with late starting races - NIco complains about racing in the dusk, whilst Buemi impresses

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This is F1Minute and it is the 31st March.

Nico Rosberg has spoken out about the later starting time of the Australian GP and suggested that racing in the twilight hours is not a good idea. The race started at 5pm local time in an attempt to make the Grand Prix more accessible to European audiences. However, the Williams driver suggests that it makes things a lot more dangerous. He said: “The visibility is so difficult, you can’t even see the edges of the track in some corners. I was driving into the sun and that’s not what racing is about.”

Elsewhere, Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko feels completely satisfied with his choice of Sébastien Buemi for the seat at Toro Rosso, as the Swiss driver picked up a couple of points on his debut. Marko says: “I have to say all weekend he didn’t do anything wrong. I’m really pleased because he is the youngest driver and he is another to come out of our programme.” Is anyone else thinking this might be jumping the gun a little?

Anyway, that’s it for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.