The 2011 Formula 1 season was supposed to kick off in Bahrain 3 weeks ago, but due to the protests there Melbourne, Australia has the honor of being the first Grand Prix of the 2011 season. All the teams from the 2010 season are present, but not all with the same drivers.
Last year was a very close championship with 4 different drivers from 3 different teams fighting for the World Champion crown. Germany’s Sebastian Vettel ended up the winner, but will he have another successful year? Place your bets now.

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

01. Red Bull Formula One drivers Sebastian Vettel (L) of Germany and Mark Webber of Australia sit on the RB7 during a presentation by the 2011 Red Bull F1 team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

02. Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

03. Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

04. Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

05. Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

06. McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

07. McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

08. McLaren Formula One reserve driver Pedro De la Rosa of Spain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

09. Renault Formula One driver Brunno Senna of Brazil poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

10. Renault Formula One driver Nick Heidfeld of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

11. Renault Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov of Russia poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

12. Sauber Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

13. Sauber Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Mexico poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

14. Mercedes Formula One driver Michael Schumacher of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

15. Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

16. HRT Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan of India poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

17. HRT Formula One driver Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

18. Force India Formula One driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

19. Force India Formula One driver Adrian Sutil of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

20. Force India Formula One driver Paul Di Resta of Britain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

21. Toro Rosso Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari of Spain poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

22. Toro Rosso Formula One reserve driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

23. Toro Rosso Formula One driver Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

24. Virgin Racing Formula One reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto of Japan poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

25. Virgin Formula One driver Timo Glock of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

26. Virgin Formula One driver Jerome d'Ambrosio of Belgium poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

27. Lotus Formula One driver Heikki Kovalainen of Finland poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

28. Lotus Formula One driver Jarno Trulli of Italy poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

29. Lotus Formula One reserve driver Karun Chandhok of India poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

30. Williams Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello of Brazil poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

31. Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

32. Sauber F1 team drivers Kamui Kobayashi of Japan (L) and Sergio Perez of Mexico stand next to the Sauber C30-Ferrari during the presentation of the Sauber 2011 Formula One team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, January 31, 2011. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

33. Lotus Renault GP drivers Vitaly Petrov of Russia (R) and Robert Kubica of Poland (L) pose on the R31 2011 Formula one car during their team presentation at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, January 31, 2011. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

34. Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado poses next to the 2010 Williams Cosworth FW32 race car during a news conference in Caracas January 13, 2011. Venezuelan-born Maldonado, who signed with the Williams team in early December 2010, will have a demonstration race in Caracas on Friday. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

35. Mercedes Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg (L) and Michael Schumacher of Germany sit on the MGP W02 during the presentation of the 2011 Mercedes F1 team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

36. Toro Rosso drivers Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland (L) and Jaime Alguersuari of Spain unveil the STR6 during the presentation of the 2011 Toro Rosso Formula One team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

37. Toro Rosso drivers Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland (R) and Jaime Alguersuari of Spain stand next to the STR6 during the presentation of the 2011 Toro Rosso Formula One team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

38. HRT Formula One drivers Narain Karthikeyan of India (L) and Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy (R) pose with Hispania Racing HRT team chairman Jose Ramon Carabante next to their next season's car, the F111, at Catalunya's racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

39. Mechanics assemble the new Formula One McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 racing car during its unveiling ceremony in Berlin, February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

40. A picture shows the cockpit of the new Formula One McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 racing car during its unveiling ceremony in Berlin, February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

41. McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during a training session at Catalunya's racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Formula 1 2011 Season Kick Off

42. (L-R) Red Bull Formula One Team Principal Christian Horner, driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey and driver Mark Webber of Australia stand next to the RB7 after its unveiling at the presentation of the 2011 Red Bull Formula One team at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Mar 26, 2011