The only driver that could have challenged Nico Rosberg for the victory in the season opening Australian Grand Prix was his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. But Hamilton, who had qualified on pole, lasted just two laps before retiring with a misfiring engine.
Rosberg qualified third and took the lead in the first corner. He was never headed or challenged as he lead every lap all by himself way out in front.
"It's been an amazing day," Rosberg said. "I'm just over the moon really. It's incredible, everybody has worked so hard over the winter and now to have such an amazing Silver Arrow to drive is just unreal. This thing was unbelievably quick today and the reliability was...
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