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Question & Answer with Narain Karthikeyan

Narain Karthikeyan from the HRT Formula One team was kind enough to answer some of our "hard hitting" questions, for our latest driver Question and Answer post.

What is your favourite part of the Albert Park circuit?

It’s a fun track with a great atmosphere

What is your favourite restaurant in Melbourne?

I’ve only been there once so I don’t have one yet

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the words 'Australian Grand Prix'?

Vettel: Reliability the key

Defending World Champion Sebastian Vettel is not getting too carried away with the pace of the RB7. Rather believing that reliability will always be the key to success.

Vettel and Red Bull are tipped to be the ones to beat this year after impressing during pre-season testing.

"I felt immediately at home in our new car and it has shown excellent performance and reliability at all four tests," he told the official Formula One web site.

Support flows for the Australian Grand Prix

Just a day after FIA boss Jean Todt threw his support behind the Australian Grand Prix. Bernie Eccelstone has come out and declared that the Australian Grand Prix is one of the most important on the Formula One calendar.

“Australia is as important to us as Monaco.” Ecclestone was quoted as saying by Rueters.

This coming just a day after Todt said “I think it is important to have one race in Australia because Australia is among the biggest nations in the world.”

Question & Answer with Michael Schumacher

Seven time World Champion Michael Schumacher from the Mercedes GP Formula One team, was kind enough to answer some of our "hard hitting" questions, for the latest of our driver Question and Answer series.

What is your favourite part of the Albert Park circuit

Michael: "The most striking part for me is the park itself. When you visit and see all the fans having fun, that just gives you a great feeling of how motorsport can be. It is the atmosphere which makes Albert Park so special."

Question & Answer with Rubens Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello from the Williams Formula One team was kind enough to answer some of our "hard hitting" questions, for our latest driver Question and Answer post.

What is your favourite part of the Albert Park circuit?

I love Albert Park as a whole. I love the atmosphere and arriving to see all the smiling people. Turns 11 and 12, the flying fifth gear corner left to right, is the best part of the circuit for me as it has a nice high speed flow.

What is your favourite restaurant in Melbourne?

Question & Answer with Pastor Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado from the Williams Formula One team was kind enough to answer some of our "hard hitting" questions, for our latest driver Question and Answer post.

What is your favourite part of the Albert Park circuit?

Albert Park looks like an amazing track but I have only driven it on our race simulator. I really like the track as it is a street circuit, and that kind of circuit really suits my driving style. My favourite parts are the first corner and  the quick chicane out the back of the circuit.

Two weeks' to go

What a week! We put on our best poker faces as Melbourne speculated about the prospect of Mark Webber driving a Formula 1 car across the Bolte Bridge. By Thursday we were very excited to confirm that the Aussie will ‘Mark’ his homecoming by driving his Red Bull over the iconic Melbourne landmark – at a top speed of 100kph of course.

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