It was a case of just waiting to see how the new cars would fair in their first expedition into the unknown for the first formation lap ahead of 58 laps around the 3.3 mile Albert Park Circuit earlier on today.
Here was the beginning of a new era, with the hierarchy of what will emerge from the new future that Formula One has embraced not yet fully realized. Of course, it is early days, but the prophetic gremlins that emerged during testing once again hit the field and hit hard at different times during the race.
With just under ten laps completed, there were four cars out of the running, one an unwilling participant in the form of Felipe Massa, with Kobayashi seeming to quite clearly be...
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