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F1 Digest 2009 - Australia Preview - Previewing the first race of the brand new season with thoughts from the teams

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The F1 season gets underway, after months of waiting, but it's not all plain sailing. In this show we run through what to expect in Melbourne, and how our teams feel as they prepare to race.

Vital Statistics

  • Date: 29th March
  • Circuit: Albert Park
  • Length: 5.3km
  • Laps: 58
  • 2008 Winner: Lewis Hamilton


The first race of the new season is bound to be full of surprises, especially considering how mixed up testing has been. The diffuser issue is probably going to overshadow proceedings somewhat, but there is little talk of that here. Instead, we hear from a few drivers about their prospects for the upcoming year.