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Albert Park, Melbourne, 14-16 March
The Chequered Flag podcast

Shane Warne (centre) with Lewis Hamilton and Heikke Kovalainen

No more spin: Shane Warne plays down the middle between McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen

Jack and Kelly Osbourne stand

From one famous Dad to another: Ozzy Osbourne's kids Jack and Kelly pose with Lewis Hamilton's father, Anthony

Kimi Raikkonen tries to get some shade

Kimi Raikkonen tries to get some shade, but the heat is about to be turned up on the world champion

Cars race towards the first corner at the start of the Australian Grand Prix

A mad rush to the first corner results in a number of collisions in a dramatic first lap in Melbourne

Italy's Giancarlo Fisichella takes off in his Force India-Ferrari after being hit from behind

Italy's Giancarlo Fisichella takes off in his Force India car after being hit from behind by Nelson Piquet Jr

Backdrop to the Australian Grand Prix

Skyscrapers provide a spectacular backdrop to the racing on the track on a scorching day

Lewis Hamilton's

However, most of the drivers in the race have only a view of the back of Lewis Hamilton's McLaren

World champion Kimi Raikkonen had nightmare start to the season

Raikkonen suffers an Australian nightmare, going off into the gravel twice before engine failure forces his retirement

Ferrari's Felipe Massa gets airborne after a collision with the Red Bull of David Coulthard

Red Bull's David Coulthard really does seem to get wings after a collision with Ferrari's Felipe Massa sends him airborne

Massa carries on driving, but Coulthard's race is over

After their shunt, Massa drives on by but Scot Coulthard has no chance of continuing in his crumpled car

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton gives a salute as he takes the chequered flag to claim the fifth Grand Prix win of his career

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his win at the Australian Grand Prix

Britain's Hamilton celebrates his victory in Melbourne in the usual style with a champagne shower

Lewis Hamilton holds his prize aloft

Risking life and limb for a satellite dish, but Hamilton seems pleased - can you get BBC3 on that?

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Hamilton shares the joy with Williams driver Nico Rosberg, who achieves the first podium finish of his career


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