Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has high expectations for the 2016 opener and campaign as a whole as the Italian team looks to take fight to Mercedes.
Pirelli has chosen medium, soft and super-soft tyres for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix, the first race under the tweaked regulations which gives more compound choice to drivers.
Australian Grand Prix organisers confirm the 2016 season-opener will take place on March 20, not April 3, the date given on the FIA's provisional calendar.
Melbourne's popular Albert Park circuit extends its existing deal as host of the Australian Grand Prix until 2023.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner warns fellow Formula One bosses that the sport cannot wait for the Strategy Group to make changes in 2017.
Car had problem with left rear wheel but no action taken by Australian GP race stewards
Mercedes driver had something extra in the bag before enjoying podium fun with The Terminator
ESPN rounds up the best radio soundbites from the Australian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton opened his title defence off with victory over team-mate Nico Rosberg at the Australian Grand Prix
Finn thinks he could have been in top three if he had avoided trouble at the start and not had to retire due to a faulty pit stop
Four-time world champion kicked off his Ferrari career with a solid drive to the final spot on the podium
Car yet to run this weekend despite miraculous winter turnaround
Reliability also an issue as Honda-powered team struggles to keep up
Leads team-mate Lewis Hamilton as rivals hit trouble
F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone is pushing for a two-tiered F1 championship, which would introduce customer teams to the grid
Follow all the action from Free Practice 1 of the Australian Grand Prix live.
Honda has created Twitter accounts for the power units Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen will use at the Australian Grand Prix