Lewis Hamilton says he is confident he can beat Sebastian Vettel to the world title this year despite defeat at the Australian Grand Prix.
F1 fans can expect a close title race between Ferrari and Mercedes and some authentic grand prix racing this season, says Andrew Benson.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes in a straight fight as Formula 1's new era begins at the Australian Grand Prix.
A look back at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix with BBC Radio 5 live's Chequered Flag podcast.
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We quiz BBC Radio 5 live's F1 commentator Jack Nicholls to see if he is ready for the start of the 2017 Formula 1 season.
The drivers love the new cars, and the first week of testing in Barcelona has given us a picture of who is fast and who is not, writes Andrew Benson.
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