Ten things we learned from first practice

Ten things we learned from first practice

From how Raikkonen is faring against Alonso, to driver errors becoming more obvious and why the 107 per cent rule shouldn't cause headaches, EDD STRAW analyses the main storylines after the first day of action

The 2014 Formula 1 season finally got underway in Australia today with probably the most eagerly anticipated three hours of free practice in grand prix history.

With the new 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged era starting and big question marks over the competitive order, and whether Mercedes really is as strong as it looked in pre-season testing, the unknowns were almost infinite at the start of the day.

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