He was Supercars' highest-priced off-season signing and Scott McLaughlin is proving to be worth the big money he was paid to join flying Ford squad DJR Team Penske.
Andrew Tate Australian Red Bull driver forced to retire from the on lap five with a major brake failure.
Mark Fogarty Will Davison has been cleared to return for the twin-race Phillip Island 500 this weekend after being in hospital two weeks ago.
Andrew Tate There's a familiar pattern developing for Daniel Ricciardo in 2017 and it's not one the Australian Formula One ace would want - close, but not champagne.
Andrew Tate The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is confident that it's mix of sport, business, innovation and industry is exactly the recipe that Formula One's new owners are keen to promote as they look to maximise their multi-billion dollar investment.
Mark Fogarty Over-complicated technology has turned what should be thrilling wheel-to-wheel combat into boring start-to-finish processions.
Michael Lynch A horror weekend for Daniel Ricciardo finished with the Red Bull star feeling "like crap" for his home fans, and with Sebastian Vettel powering to an imperious victory at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.
Matthew Clayton Disappointment in Melbourne is nothing new for Daniel Ricciardo; what should have been the Red Bull racer's finest hour, a second place on his debut for the team at the Australian Grand Prix in 2014, turned to dust when his first career podium was taken away, his car disqualified for a breach of the technical regulations.
Andrew Tate There's always next year.
Michael Lynch and Andrew Tate Australian Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of scoring a maiden Australian Grand Prix win were dashed before the race even got under way when his Red Bull Racer ground to a halt on the formation lap of the Albert Park circuit.