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Nostalgia: Villeneuve dazzles down under

This weekend’s season opener, the Australian Grand Prix, is set to be the 18th held at the popular Albert Park circuit in Melbourne. This week, Richland F1’s very own Dan Paddock takes a look back at the very first Formula One Grand Prix held around Albert Park, back in 1996, as F1 enjoyed the bizarre luxury of back-to-back races in Australia.  It had been all change in the off-season between 1995 and 1996, with a swathe of driver changes, as well as a shake up to the rule book, with a change to the start procedure, and the numbering system amongst others, introduced. On the driver front Michael Schumacher jumped ship to Ferrari, leaving defending champions Benetton to form an all-new...
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