F1 Trackside View: June 2023

There were colliding fortunes for the Red Bull team-mates in the Australian Grand Prix amid spins, shunts, slides and a slew of red flags and safety cars

Fernando Alonso spinning at the Australian GP

Fernando Alonso is facing the wrong way early in the Australian GP but would recover to finish third – for the third time this season.

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Race report
Max wins in Melbourne but is he starting to worry about  his teammate?

Word on the beat
Rumours of Mattia Binotto’s next job, Andretti’s F1 plans and moves at McLaren 

Tactical analysis
Alex Albon’s early departure at Albert Park gave the strategists a tyre conundrum

News in brief
McLaren and Yuki Tsunoda on the up, and a farewell to Alpine’s aquatic livery

Johnny Herbert
Our columnist asks if Red Bull’s punishment for its overspend went far enough

2023 F1 World Championship