THE ROOKIE: Brendon Hartley's unique Bahrain preparations

    Many drivers opted to fly straight home after the season opener in Australia - but not Brendon Hartley. Instead, the Toro Rosso rookie opted to prepare for Bahrain by heading north from Melbourne to Noosa on Australia's east coast. His host? Friend, former team mate and nine-time F1 winner Mark Webber. His mission? Some training and R&R in the great outdoors...

    This season we're following Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley, on track and off, as he negotiates his first full year in F1. The series is produced in association with The Players' Tribune.

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