Australian GP Sunday race
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07:13 Arnold Schwarzenegger conducting podium interviews.
07:13 This stands as the 34th GP victory for reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton and his second win at Melbourne.
07:13 Raikkonen, Verstappen, Grosjean, Maldonado, Kvyat, Magnussen failed to finish the race.
07:13 Jenson Button is 11th and the last classified driver for McLaren-Honda.
07:13 The final point is for Perez.
07:13 Ricciardo finishes sixth, ahead of Hulkenberg, Ericsson and Sainz, also scoring in his GP debut.
07:13 Felipe Massa finishes fourth, followed by fellow Brazilian Felipe Nasr, scoring points in his debut.
07:13 Flawless drive from Hamilton, who wins from Rosberg, and Vettel, on the podium in his first race for Ferrari.
07:13 Lewis Hamilton wins the Australian Grand Prix!
07:13 Final lap of the race!
07:13 Ericsson passes Sainz! The Swede is now eighth, and Sauber is having a fantastic day after such a difficult weekend.
07:13 Rosberg 1.8 seconds behind Hamilton with two laps left. Only a mistake could rob the world champion now.
07:13 Three laps to go, and the fight between Sainz and Ericsson is still to be decided.
07:13 Button running some three seconds slower than the car ahead. But he is out of the points anyway.
07:13 There is a big battle for P8. Ericsson right behind Sainz.
07:13 1.5 seconds now. Could we have a battle to the finish?
07:13 Rosberg now closes in on Hamilton. 1.7 seconds is the gap, but Hamilton seems very much in control of the situation.
07:13 Hamilton in control with seven laps to go. He hold s a 2.4-second lead over Rosberg.