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F1 Digest - Australia Qualifying // Third practice and all of qualifying is reviewed in this short episode

Published by Christine Blachford

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The third show of our Australia coverage features all the action from Free Practice and Qualifying, your comments, and a roundup of what to expect for the race.

Free Practice 3

A shorter practice session, with hotter weather, and even more slippery track conditions. Towards the end of the session, the temperature spiked, seeing some unusual results.


The new style qualifying is similar to the old, but heralded bad luck for Räikkönen and Webber, and good luck for Hamilton and Kubica.


McLaren and BMW are in a strong position for the race, whilst Ferrari and Renault have a fight on their hands. Glock, Bourdais and Piquet are generally disappointed with the struggles they have faced.

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