Two teams face a fight to make it to the grid on Sunday…
by Matthew Clayton
While Red Bull and McLaren hogged the limelight on Friday at the Qantas Australian Grand Prix, there were some long faces at the tail-end of the paddock.
Backmarkers Marussia Virgin and HRT both endured horror days to kick off their second season in Formula One.
Virgin’s drivers Timo Glock and rookie Jérôme D’Ambrosio weren’t able to record times within 107 per cent of the session-best laps set by Mark Webber and Jenson Button in practice one and two respectively.