MICHAEL LYNCH 12:17am Australian Daniel Ricciardo eclipsed his world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel in a wet and windy qualifying session at Albert Park.
TOBY HAGON Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch waved at the crowd following her car's dramatic rollover that shortened the celebrity race at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.
MICHAEL LYNCH Revving Ricciardo impresses on a wet and windy track.
ANDREW TATE 10:07pm Key Red Bull team members on how they will help Daniel Ricciardo go faster.
Steve Larkin 7:53pm Australian Daniel Ricciardo will start Sunday's Melbourne grand prix from second spot and says keeping his cool will determine his fate.
Peter Litras 6:40pm Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's formula one grand prix from pole position ahead of Australian Daniel Ricciardo after a thrilling qualifying session at Albert Park.
SAM HALL 1:23am For years they have been considered a formidable undercard at Albert Park, but soon the V8 Supercars’ annual pilgrimage to the Australian Grand Prix could count for much more.
Peter Litras 3:25pm Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has topped the timesheets for the final practice session as rain threatens to wreak havoc with team strategies for the all-important formula one qualifying session at Albert Park later on Saturday.
TIM BOYLE 8:45pm Finding the limits and pushing the limits are inseparable from each other.
8:09am This weekend in Melbourne, the Formula One circus of thousands - team personnel, journalists, logistics people, track doctors, sponsors - is meeting in its traveling office, the paddock, for the first time this year as it kicks off a new racing season with the Rolex Australian Grand Prix.
Ben McKay 5:27am Australia's sole Formula One driver in his home grand prix, Daniel Ricciardo, enters qualifying neatly placed after finishing sixth in Friday's practice.
Laine Clark 3:29am Flying Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen reminds Craig Lowndes of touring car great Jamie Whincup after emerging triumphant at the Australian Grand Prix V8 round.
Matthew Clayton Hold the forecasts of doom and gloom. Daniel Ricciardo came to Melbourne for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after Red Bull Racing's pre-season campaign was blighted by reliability issues, but the opening practice sessions of the season at Albert Park on Friday showed that two weeks is an eternity in a sport that measures times to the thousandth of a second.
Matthew Clayton Hold the forecasts of doom and gloom. Red Bull has found its speed in the first practice session for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.
MICHAEL LYNCH Pre-season testing doesn’t always give an accurate picture of what is to come in the opening races of the new Grand Prix year.
SAM HALL Kiwi sensation Shane van Gisbergen believes he is ready to challenge Jamie Whincup’s dominance in V8 Supercars and etch his own name in championship history for all the right reasons.
SAM HALL Kiwi sensation Shane van Gisbergen believes he is ready to make his mark in V8 Supercars.
Steve Larkin Some liken the sound to a sewing machine on wheels, others a vacuum cleaner.
MICHAEL LYNCH Ferrari’s dual world champion Fernando Alonso topped the timesheets after a tentative first practice session of the 2014 Formula One season at Albert Park.
Daniel Ricciardo gave reigning champions Red Bull Racing an unexpected start to the new Formula One season by finishing opening practice in fifth place at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday afternoon.
Even in Formula One retirement, Mark Webber can't say the `S' word.
Matthew Clayton The parallels between Nico Hulkenberg and Mark Webber are many.
Mercedes challenged Formula One rivals to catch us if you can after drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dominated practice at the Australian GP.
MARK FOGARTY The baby-faced 26-year-old is supremely self-confident, but he is not full of himself.
Leaping Larry A checklist on the race that puts Melbourne ''on the map''.
MICHAEL LYNCH Australian Grand Prix chiefs will send the stricken formula one champion a message of support via the sport's TV network before the race on Sunday.
MARK FOGARTY The Australian GP favourites are playing down expectations - but only so successfully
Steve Larkin Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo says uncertainty surrounding Formula One's new cars may turn the Melbourne grand prix into a foot race.
Peter McKay Late Sunday afternoon the results of pre-season Formula One tests and the endless pontificating become redundant.
MICHAEL LYNCH World champion Sebastian Vettel and several of the sport's leading drivers admit the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg go into this weekend's Australian Grand Prix as favourites.
MARK FOGARTY After finishing runner-up in the formula one world championship to Sebastian Vettel in three of the past four years, Fernando Alonso could be forgiven for losing patience with Ferrari.