RACE DEBRIEF

    Albert Park is back, but a lot has changed since it last hosted a Formula 1 Grand Prix way back in 2019...

    Three years ago, Valtteri Bottas took victory in the season-opening Australian GP and delivered an immortal message. This time around, he gears up to race for a competitive Alfa Romeo squad – while Lewis Hamilton and George Russell continue to campaign for a Mercedes team struggling to get to grips with their W13.

    READ MORE: Why the Albert Park changes should add up to a thrilling racing spectacle

    Sebastian Vettel makes his race debut in the 2022 cars having missed the first two rounds with Covid-19 – and for an Aston Martin squad yet to score points – while the track itself has undergone a raft of changes...

    Hear from the likes of home hero Daniel Ricciardo, eight-time Melbourne pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and championship leader Charles Leclerc in Weekend Warm-Up from the 2022 Australian Grand Prix. Join Rosanna Tennant and Lawrence Barretto in the video player above.

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