In the round-up: Pirelli plan to introduce new wet tyre compounds for the Chinese Grand Prix.
Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and more:
— Darren Heath (@F1Photographer) March 2, 2017
Now this is close racing. pic.twitter.com/vTl4Sa41wL
— Pablo Elizalde (@EliGP) March 2, 2017
Shame not to drive but it's been a great few days. The guys have done an awesome job. Can't wait to be back in the car next week! (2/2)
— Esteban Ocon (@OconEsteban) March 2, 2017
First laps covered with good looking STR12 , first feelings are positive and we will be back for… https://t.co/LGxTlgRbFp
— Daniil Kvyat (@Dany_Kvyat) March 2, 2017
— Jamey Price (@jameypricephoto) March 2, 2017
I feel more optimistic about F1's future than I have for as long as I can ever remember, even if races may be processional for this season
2017 marks the first time that Formula 1 will have it's own marketing department. Yes, that's how 19th Century it has been so far…. https://t.co/kvQnievybk
Above all, I get the impression the new leadership priority is investment in growth, not playing puerile counter-productive political games https://t.co/OybC2g7qql
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From the forum
Happy birthday to Seaney_T!
On this day in F1
The new season got started in spectacular fashion 15 years ago today in Melbourne. Ralf Schumacher launched over the back of Rubens Barrichello’s Ferrari at the start, triggered a multi-car crash. Brother Michael Schumacher won the race ahead of a depleted field, while Mark Webber scored two points on his debut with Minardi.