Stat Attack: Australia (post-race)

Stat Attack: Australia (post-race)

Brawn GP and Jenson Button were among those passing landmarks and setting records in the Australian Grand Prix. Michele Merlino has the inside line on all the stats

Brawn GP makes history

After dominating qualifying with a front row sweep on Saturday, Brawn GP went on to post a one-two finish in Sunday's race.

This was only the third time in history that a team has finished first and second in its maiden race. The others were the 1950 British Grand Prix, when Alfa Romeo filled the podium with Nino Farina, Luigi Fagioli and Reg Parnell and the 1954 French Grand Prix when Mercedes scored a one-two with Juan Manuel Fangio and Karl Kling.

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