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The 2011 Australian Grand Prix (officially 2011 Formula 1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix) was race number 1 of the 2011 Formula One Season. It took place at the Albert Park Circuit on March 27 2011. The race was won by Red Bull-Renault driver Sebastian Vettel with Lewis Hamilton for McLaren-Mercedes in second and Vitaly Petrov of Renault F1 in third.

BackgroundEdit

Practice OverviewEdit

FP1Edit

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FP3Edit

Practice ResultsEdit

No. Driver Constructor Fri 1 Fri 2 Sat
Time Pos Time Pos Time Pos
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault 1:27.158 2 1:26.104 4 1:24.507 1
2 Australia Mark Webber 1:26.831 1 1:26.283 5 1:25.364 2
3 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 1:28.843 7 1:25.986 2 1:25.553 3
4 United Kingdom Jenson Button 1:28.440 6 1:25.854 1 1:25.567 4
5 Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Ferrari 1:27.749 3 1:26.001 3 1:26.121 6
6 Brazil Felipe Massa 1:28.842 11 1:26.789 7 1:27.001 12
7 Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes 1:28.690 8 1:26.590 6 1:26.856 10
8 Germany Nico Rosberg 1:28.152 4 1:27.448 10 1:26.520 8
9 Germany Nick Heidfeld United Kingdom Renault 1:28.928 11 1:27.536 13 1:26.746 9
10 Russia Vitaly Petrov 1:28.765 9 1:27.528 12 1:25.906 5
11 Brazil Rubens Barrichello United Kingdom Williams-Cosworth 1:28.430 5 1:27.280 9 1:26.068 16
12 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado 1:29.403 15 1:29.386 18 1:30.496 21
14 Germany Adrian Sutil India Force India-Mercedes 1:29.314 13 1:28.583 17 1:27.180 15
15 Germany Nico Hülkenberg 1:31.002 18 DNP DNP
United Kingdom Paul di Resta DNP 1:28.376 16 1:27.087 14
16 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 1:28.725 9 1:28.095 15 1:26.417 7
17 Mexico Sergio Pérez 1:29.643 17 1:27.101 8 1:28.077 17
18 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:29.328 14 1:27.697 14 1:27.008 11
19 Australia Daniel Ricciardo 1:29.468 16 DNP DNP
Spain Jaime Alguersuari DNP 1:27.525 11 1:27.066 13
20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Malaysia Lotus-Renault 1:32.428 19 1:30.829 19 1:29.772 18
21 India Karun Chandhok no time 22 DNP DNP
Italy Jarno Trulli DNP 1:30.912 20 1:30.003 19
22 India Narain Karthikeyan Spain HRT-Cosworth no time 23 no time 24 1:41.554 23
23 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi no time 24 no time 23 no time 24
24 Germany Timo Glock Russia Virgin-Cosworth 1:35.289 21 1:32.135 22 1:30.261 20
25 Belgium Jerome D'Ambrosio 1:35.282 20 1:32.106 21 1:30.704 22

QualifyingEdit

Q1Edit

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Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
Row 1 1 ______________
Sebastian Vettel 2
______________ Lewis Hamilton
Row 2 3 ______________
Mark Webber 4
______________ Jenson Button
Row 3 5 ______________
Fernando Alonso 6
______________ Vitaly Petrov
Row 4 7 ______________
Nico Rosberg 8
______________ Felipe Massa
Row 5 9 ______________
Kamui Kobayashi 10
______________ Sébastien Buemi
Row 6 11 ______________
Michael Schumacher 12
______________ Jaime Alguersuari
Row 7 13 ______________
Sergio Pérez 14
______________ Paul di Resta
Row 8 15 ______________
Pastor Maldonado 16
______________ Adrian Sutil
Row 9 17 ______________
Rubens Barrichello 18
______________ Nick Heidfeld
Row 10 19 ______________
Heikki Kovalainen 20
______________ Jarno Trulli
Row 11 21 ______________
Timo Glock 22
______________ Jérôme d'Ambrosio

Vitantonio Liuzzi (23rd) and Narain Karthikeyan (24th) did not qualify.

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 58 1:29:30.259 1 25
2 3 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 58 +22.297 2 18
3 10 Russia Vitaly Petrov Renault 58 +30.560 6 15
4 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Ferrari 58 +31.772 5 12
5 2 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 58 +38.171 3 10
6 4 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 58 +54.304 4 8
7 6 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari 58 +1:25.186 8 6
8 18 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 57 +1 Lap 10 4
9 14 Germany Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 57 +1 Lap 16 2
10 15 United Kingdom Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 57 +1 Lap 14 1
11 19 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 57 +1 Lap 12
12 9 Germany Nick Heidfeld Renault 57 +1 Lap 18
13 21 Italy Jarno Trulli Lotus-Renault 56 +2 Laps 20
14 25 Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio Virgin-Cosworth 54 +4 Laps 22
NC 24 Germany Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 49 +9 Laps 21
Ret 11 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 48 Transmission 17
Ret 8 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 22 Collision damage 7
Ret 20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Renault 19 Water leak 19
Ret 7 Germany Michael Schumacher Mercedes 19 Collision damage 11
Ret 12 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams-Cosworth 9 Transmission 15
DSQ 17 Mexico Sergio Pérez Sauber-Ferrari 58 Disqualified 13
DSQ 16 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 58 Disqualified 9

MilestonesEdit

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel 25
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 18
3 Russia Vitaly Petrov 15
4 Spain Fernando Alonso 12
5 Australia Mark Webber 10
6 United Kingdom Jenson Button 8
7 Brazil Felipe Massa 6
8 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi 4
9 Germany Adrian Sutil 2
10 United Kingdom Paul di Resta 1
11 Spain Jaime Alguersuari 0
12 Germany Nick Heidfeld 0
13 Italy Jarno Trulli 0
14 Belgium Jerome D'Ambrosio 0
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 Austria Red Bull-Renault 35
2 United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 26
3 Italy Ferrari 18
4 United Kingdom Renault 15
5 Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 4
6 India Force India-Mercedes 3
7 Malaysia Lotus-Renault 0
8 Russia Virgin-Cosworth 0

NotesEdit

V T E 2011 Formula One Season
Teams Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Renault | Williams | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Lotus | HRT | Virgin
Engines Renault | Mercedes | Ferrari | Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel | 2 Webber | 3 Hamilton | 4 Button | 5 Alonso | 6 Massa | 7 Schumacher | 8 Rosberg | 9 Heidfeld | 9 Senna | 10 Petrov | 11 Barrichello | 12 Maldonado | 14 Sutil | 15 Di Resta | 16 Kobayashi | 17 Pérez | 17 De la Rosa | 18 Buemi | 19 Alguersuari | 20 Kovalainen | 21 Trulli | 21 Chandhok | 22 Karthikeyan | 22/23 Ricciardo | 23 Luizzi | 24 Glock | 25 D'Ambrosio
Other Drivers Paffett | Fisichella | Bianchi | Gené | Davidson | Grosjean | Fauzy | Tung | Charouz | Bottas | Hülkenberg | Gutiérrez | Vergne | Razia | Valsecchi | Teixeira | Yamamoto | Wickens | Quaife-Hobbs
Cars RB7 | MP4-26 | 150° Italia | MGP W02 | R31 | FW33 | VJM04 | C30 | STR6 | T128 | F111 | MVR-02
Tyres Pirelli
Races Bahrain | Australia | Malaysia | China | Turkey | Spain | Monaco | Canada | Europe | Great Britain | Germany | Hungary | Belgium | Italy | Singapore | Japan | Korea | India | Abu Dhabi | Brazil
Team Reports Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Renault | Williams | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Lotus | HRT | Virgin
Driver Reports Vettel | Webber | Hamilton | Button | Alonso | Massa | Schumacher | Rosberg | Heidfeld | Senna | Petrov | Barrichello | Maldonado | Sutil | Di Resta | Kobayashi | Pérez | De la Rosa | Buemi | Alguersauri | Kovalainen | Trulli | Chandhok | Karthikeyan | Ricciardo | Luizzi | Glock | D'Ambrosio
Tests Valencia | Jerez | Barcelona 1 | Barcelona 2 | Young Driver
See also 2010 Formula One Season | 2012 Formula One Season | Category
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