0752 GMT: AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT, after the Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull. The second race of the new campaign is in Malaysia in a week's time.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel (R) leads Ferrari driver Felipe Massa during the Formula One Australian Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne on March 17, 2013.
0748 GMT: Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, who started from pole, says the race "didn't quite go as we would have liked." He says: "Sometimes you have to admit other people are faster." The German does though admit that the Red Bulls had some problems with the tyres.
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