Jenson Button won the opening race of 2012 ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
Their team mates occupied the next two positions with Fernando Alonso fifth for Ferrari.
Pastor Maldonado crashed out of sixth place on the final lap. Behind him, a frenzied exchange of positions left Kimi Raikkonen seventh ahead of Sergio Perez, Daniel Ricciardo and Paul di Resta.
2012 Australian Grand Prix
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