Williams duo Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima were fastest in the first practice session of 2009 at Melbourne.
Kimi Raikkonen was third ahead of the impressive Brawn GP car of Rubens Barrichello. Heikki Kovalainen raised McLarens hopes with sixth.
Review the Australian Grand Prix Free Practice 1 live blog below.
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