Carlos Sainz wins the inaugural Aussie Battler award for his Australian GP performance, we talk lamington varieties, and the first KFC reference of the year makes an appearance.

Cars on track in the 2018 Australian Grand Prix.

There were only five overtakes in the 2018 Australian Grand Prix. Can there be anything done to improve it?

Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the 2018 Australian Grand Prix podium.

Ferrari capitalised on good fortune to snatch victory from Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton.

F1 Strategy Report 2018: Australian Grand Prix with Rob James from Box of Neutrals

F1 Strategy Report 2018: Australian Grand Prix with Box of Neutrals’s Rob James.

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnuseen on track at the 2018 Australian Grand Prix.

Haas’s Ferrari-lite business model has never been more controversial than in 2018.

Romain Grosjean exits the pits at the Australian Grand Prix.

A lack of wheel gun practice undid what should have been a high-scoring weekend for Haas.

Daniel Ricciardo on track during the 2017 Australian Grand Prix.

Christian Horner believes his team has great race pace up its sleeve.

Sebastian Vettel on track at the Australian Grand Prix.

A well-timed stop under virtual safety car conditions helped Ferrari and Vettel to victory.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates pole at the 2018 Australian Grand Prix.

But is the party mode real, or is it all an illusion?