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“It’s a bloody farce I tell ya!… Aussie pride!” The Herald-Sun’s Monday headline ‘Grand Farce’ was actually written long before Sunday’s race was run and won. A general lack of understanding and overexposure to oval-shaped leather had already caused a degree of confusion over the 2014 brand of F1 in Australia. That and Newscorp's continuing mission to dumb-down Victoria. While Melbourne prides (or is that “proids?”) itself on being the sporting capital of Australia, its ‘main priority is AFL football or ‘Aussie Rules’. Invariably the Australian Grand Prix is held during the lead up to the AFL season, but this year the opening round of F1 and the AFL happened...
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