The human stories of Formula 1

The human stories of Formula 1

Formula 1 is a fascinating sport, but the human stories behind it are even more so, says Tony Dodgins

The start of any grand prix season is always fascinating. Nobody quite knows where they are. It's a time that sharply focuses shifting sands and changing fortunes.

On Thursday in Melbourne it was Rendezvous restaurant on St Kilda's beach for a Mercedes lunch. The first man I bumped into was Nick Fry, looking ridiculously spruce for someone who'd just spent 20-odd hours on an airplane.

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