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Australian Grand Prix is a premier Formula 1 event held in Melbourne, Australia.

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Button blasts critics over 'radio whining', says aimed at improving car
F1 ace Jenson Button has blasted critics who accused him of being a moaner, as he has frequently been heard on the McLaren radio during races describing the problems with his MP4-27's handling.

Hamilton wants McLaren to solve his start problems
Lewis Hamilton has asked McLaren to sort out his start problem, as the former F1 champion had a poor showing during last Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after being told to alter his launch settings.

Vettel cautions rivals to watch out
Two-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has cautioned his rivals, as he gears up for the next two races in China and Bahrain.

Nicole Scherzinger accompanies beau Hamilton to Malaysian Grand Prix
Nicole Scherzinger, who was present at the Australian Grand Prix last week to cheer for her boyfriend Lewis Hamilton, has now joined him in Malaysia for this week's race.

McLaren's Button anticipates tougher challenge from Red Bull
McLaren driver Jensen Button is anticipating much tougher challenge from rival and champion Red Bull for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.

Hamilton ready for Ferrari like season long battle with Red Bull
McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has said he is up and ready for a season long battle with current champions Red Bull.

Button keen to follow Australian victory with another triumph in Malaysia
McLaren driver Jenson Button is keen to follow up his Australian Grand Prix win with a victory in Malaysia Grand Prix at Sepang.

Lara Bingle enjoys quiet day at Albert Park before race
Lara Bingle enjoyed a low-key day with her mum Sharon at the Albert Park circuit just one day before the Australian F1 grand prix.

Hamilton believes a flying start to F1 season in Melbourne is crucial
McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has said a podium finish in Melbourne during the Australian Grand Prix could set the right mood for the rest of the season, and also help his contract talks.

Former FI champion Alonso cautions rival teams not to take Ferrari lightly
Two time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has warned rivals to be wary of Ferrari, despite of it being dogged by problems during the winter testing sessions in Jerez and Barcelona.

Cool Hamilton feels like a kid again
Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton says he is heading for a successful new phase of his career as he prepares to start season with the Australian Grand Prix

Schumacher tips McLaren driver duo to challenge Red Bull this season
Formula One ace Michael Schumacher has backed McLaren's driver duo of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button to challenge Red Bull for the championship this season.

MIG BANK Extends its Partnership with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 Team
After three years of successful presence in Formula 1, the leading Swiss online trading bank specialized in Foreign Exchange, Bullion and CFD's has decided to renew its support to the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS "dream team" lead by Ross Brawn, with the seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher as driver along with Nico Rosberg, one of the most complete F1 drivers

ICC names John Harnden as 2015 World Cup CEO
The Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2015 World Cup Local Organising Committee, James Strong, has announced the appointment of John Harnden as the Chief Executive Officer of the Local Organising Committee for the event.

Pippa Middleton may say 'yes' to Melbourne Grand Prix
Pippa Middleton may be attending the Melbourne Grand Prix next year if she accepts the invite, sent by the organisers of the event.

Turkey loses place in F1 calendar for 2012 season
The Turkish Grand Prix has lost its place on a revamped Formula One schedule for 2012.

Australian F1 Grand Prix cost taxpayers over 50 million dollars: Study
Taxpayers paid Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone over 50 million dollars for the right to hold this year's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, a study released by Victorian Tourism Minister Louise Asher has revealed. he study also found that the event only generated up to 39 million dollars of economic activity for the state, Fox Sports reports.

Recharged Hamilton vows to end Red Bulls' winning run
McLaren's Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton is convinced that he can stop Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel from running away with a second crown after proving to his critics that he can be a smooth operator.

Red Bull's Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel got his title defence off to a perfect start with a pole-to-flag victory in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne's Albert Park.

Red Bull's Vettel takes pole for F1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position in Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix after a dominant performance in qualifying on Saturday.

Technical innovations will liven up F1 season, says Alonso
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso expects technical changes this season to make for an unpredictable Formula 1 season.

McLaren scraps car's radical exhaust system days before Oz Grand Prix
McLaren bosses have scrapped the car's radical exhaust system just days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.

Ecclestone snubs Melbourne Grand Prix
Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone will snub the Melbourne Grand Prix and head to New York this weekend to discuss a plan to poach the event from Australia.

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