Sebastian Vettel broke Ferrari's Formula One drought with a victory over Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Ferrari hadn't won an F1 GP since Vettel's victory in Singapore in 2015.
Lance Stroll almost got to experience the full package on his first weekend in Formula One with the 18-year-old Canadian hitting high speeds, clipping a wall, being handed a grid penalty and skidding through the gravel.
Daniel Ricciardo was slapped with a grid penalty, missed the start because of a mechanical problem and retired halfway through the Australian Grand Prix as his season-opening Formula One race unfolded in the worst possible way on Sunday.
Something that surprised Lewis Hamilton after he posted the fastest lap ever at the Albert Park circuit and equaled Ayrton Senna's record of six pole positions at the Australian Grand Prix was that his time wasn't even quicker.
Lewis Hamilton delivered the faster speeds that the rule changes had promised in Formula One, going under the racing lap record in the second practice session Friday for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.