Briton Lewis Hamilton scored his fourth successive pole position at Melbourne's Albert Park lakeside circuit when he qualified his Mercedes fastest of the 20 strong field for Sunday's Formula One season opening Australian Grand Prix.
Tom Cowie Melbourne's chiropractors must salivate when yoga and golf are replaced by petrol and burning rubber at Albert Park on grand prix weekend.
Mark Fogarty Emergency Mercedes recruit Valterri Bottas knows he has been given the Formula 1 chance of a lifetime and he is determined to defy the doubters.
Andrew Tate While Australian Grand Prix organisers are talking up the events ability to compete with the opening round of AFL, they'll also be talking to the new owners of Formula One to try and avoid the clash in future.
Stathi Paxinos Clashes, crashes and controversy. Right from the start, the Melbourne Grand Prix has had it all - on and off the track.
Mark Fogarty Mercedes recruit Valtteri Bottas is this year taking on arguably the toughest challenge in F1 as triple world champion Lewis Hamilton's teammate.
Andrew Tate His team owner may have recently said that his keeping two cars long-term in Formula One was not dependant on winning, but Romain Grosjean is back in Melbourne with the thought that constant improvement could see him surprise as the 2017 season progresses.
Daniel Cherny As Victoria prepare for a likely "home" Sheffield Shield final later this month in Alice Springs, the prospect of how the Grand Prix might affect the Bushrangers's chances of hosting next year's final at the redeveloped Junction Oval on Grand Prix weekend remains up in the air.
Andrew Tate Daniel Ricciardo says several teams could be in contention in the Australian Grand Prix.
Mark Fogarty It's the elephant in the room, the subject no one in Supercars is prepared to query or criticise because it involves gender.