Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix is live on the BBC Sport website and radio 5 liveLewis Hamilton pipped Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the season-opening Australian GP.Hamilton was behind the Finn going into the final runs in qualifying but edged ahead by 0.112 seconds to take his sixth consecutive pole at Albert Park.Hamilton…

Pierre Gasly spun into the barriers at Turn NineCharles Leclerc underlined Ferrari’s impressive start to 2019 as Pierre Gasly crashed his Red Bull on the penultimate day of testing.Leclerc set the fastest time of the winter by more than half a second before Gasly damaged the Red Bull at the high-speed Turn Nine, his second…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryDay seven of eight Formula 1 testing days (final day is Friday)Lewis Hamilton with an early spin in his MercedesMcLaren have been the fastest on Tuesday (Lando Norris) and Wednesday (Carlos…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummarySebastian Vettel OK after crashing into barrierMcLaren’s Carlos Sainz sets fastest 2019 testing time but then breaks downAlonso becomes McLaren ambassador, Sirotkin named as Renault’s reserve driverMorning session until 12:00 GMT,…

Leclerc, 21, set the fastest on day two of testing in BarcelonaThe message coming out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test was as clear as it gets at this time of year – Ferrari are a step ahead of the field, and world champions Mercedes have some catching up to do.The Ferrari was quick…

Valtteri Bottas finished fifth in the drivers’ championship last yearMercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes Ferrari are “a bit ahead” of the world champions at the end of the first week of pre-season testing.Ferrari have consistently set fast times over the four days at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while Mercedes have taken longer to get up…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryHamilton goes quickest on day fourFerraris quickest on first two days; Toro Rosso’s Kvyat quickest on day threeKubica gets first outing in new WilliamsMcLaren rookie Norris spins off in cold temperaturesGet…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryFerrari fastest in day one and twoGet involved #bbcf1Williams expected to start testing after lunchLive ReportingBy Niamh LewisAll times stated are UKthis page.However, since the discussion so far today is on…