Australian Grand Prix: Caterham preview Melbourne 7 March, 2014 Caterham team and drivers preview the Australian Grand Prix weekend, Round 1 of the 2014 Formula 1 world championship, at Albert Park in Melbourne on 14-16 March 2014.
General Information Race Laps: 58
High average speed around the lap
Medium-high brake severity
In general the track surface is smooth with low grip, especially in FP1
Some bumps may cause braking stability issues and cause the car to bottom out, particularly in T9
Kerbs are generally not an issue
Overtaking is difficult, even with DRS
In 2009 the race start was moved to 1700 creating some vision difficulties due to sunset and fading light
The track is usually...
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