Manor’s cars were conspicuously short of sponsors when the appeared for the first time in Malaysia, but some of their rivals have attracted new names.
Felipe Nasr shrugged off the ‘pay driver’ label with a fine fifth place on his debut in Australia – and won the F1 Fanatic Driver of the Weekend poll.
Last week’s Australian Grand Prix wasn’t the lowest-scoring season-opener we’ve seen since Rate the Race began in 2008 – but it wasn’t far off.
A faulty fuel read-out caused a minor scare for Lewis Hamilton as he romped to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
A candid interview with Sebastian Vettel, Kevin Magnussen’s engine blow-up and Kimi Raikkonen’s retirement are among the video highlights filmed by fans during the Australian Grand Prix weekend.
Ten of the best pictures from the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix weekend.
Who do you think was the best driver during the Australian Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
Lewis Hamilton’s 34th career victory means he could have won more races than Ayrton Senna and Sebastian Vettel by the end of the year.
A fan with a great viewing spot for the first race of the season captured this extraordinary video of Pastor Maldonado crashing out of the Australian Grand Prix.
Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg began the new season with a one-two victory which looked as routine as any of the eleven such results they scored in 2014.
Ferrari were sufficiently quicker than Williams that Sebastian Vettel was able to jump ahead of Felipe Massa by pitting three laps later than him.
Lewis Hamilton’s fastest lap in the Mercedes was half a second quicker than any of the teams’ rivals managed despite them not needing to push.
Nico Rosberg made at least two attempts to wrest the lead from Lewis Hamilton in the Australian Grand Prix. But his team mate never let him get within range.
Lewis Hamilton agrees F1 needs more competitors after the season-opening race began with just 15 cars on the grid.
The 2015 Australian Grand Prix in pictures.
Renault concede they appear to be less competitive than last year following their unsuccessful Australian Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari will not face action from the stewards after he was released from the pits before his left-rear wheel had been fully attached.
Felipe Nasr described his fifth place for Sauber in his first grand prix as a “big relief” for him and his team.
Kimi Raikkonen said his Ferrari’s engine went into anti-stall mode at the start of a race after being hit by a rival – but doesn’t think it was his team mate.
The Australian Grand Prix stewards have taken no action against Manor over their failure to participate in qualifying or practice for the race.