Australian GP in pictures

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne on Sunday. His team-mate Lewis Hamilton (left) finished second ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Photo: AP
The drivers' parade before the start of the Grand Prix. Photo: Getty Images
He is back! Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the many stars that graced Melbourne's Albert Park. Photo: AP
And the season-opener gets off to a frantic start! McLaren's Fernando Alonso takes the corner after being shoved to the extreme left by the other drivers. Photo: REUTERS
A long-shot of Albert Park with the Central Business District of Melbourne in the background. Photo: Getty Images
Alonso's crash with Haas' Esteban Gutierrez was horrific. The Spaniard escaped unhurt but not his McLaren, which is a pile of mangled metal. Photo: REUTERS
Following the crash, the race was red-flagged, which temporarily stopped the race and brought out the safety car. Photo: AP
Carlos Sainz of Spain in action in his Scuderia Toro Rosso. He helped himself to a top-10 finish, crossing the chequered flag in ninth, ahead of teammate Max Verstappen. Photo: Getty Images