With stewards rejecting their protests over the team's trick diffuser, the biggest fears of Brawn GP's rivals were quickly realised in Melbourne. Ross Brawn's men had looked ominously quick in testing and they were equally quick around Albert Park, recording one-twos in both qualifying and race.
There were positives to be found elsewhere, however. BMW Sauber, Red Bull, Toyota and...»
They had dominated testing ever since their car first turned a wheel in anger, but it was not until the first qualifying session of the year that Brawn could truly be sure of their real position.
Now, however, they can be, as Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello wrapped up the front row of the grid for the first time for a new team since March performed the feat in South Africa back...»