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It's now less than two weeks before the 2013 Formula One season kicks off in Melbourne, Australia, and Sky TV subscribers don't have to miss a minute of the action.

Every race, qualifying session and practice will again be broadcast on Sky F1 HD this year, giving motorsport fans the chance to enjoy wall-to-wall coverage of race weekends.

The 2013 season is one of the most eagerly anticipated in many a year, with a number of driver changes and car modifications adding intrigue and mystery.

All eyes are on former world champion Lewis Hamilton, who has made a shock move to Mercedes to take the re-retired Michael Schumacher's drive.

Will this be the season that the German team finally mounts a challenge to Red Bull and world champion Sebastian Vettel, or will Mercedes again flatter to deceive?

Ferrari keep the same line-up as last year, with Fernando Alonso looking to follow up his excellent 2012 campaign with another title challenge.

Brazilian driver Felipe Massa holds onto the second seat with the Scuderia, but will be looking to make more of an impression than in 2012.

Sergio Perez is the man to join Jenson Button at McClaren, but it remains to be seen whether the British outfit have the firepower to deliver another F1 crown.

There are high hopes for the Lotus pairing of Kimi Räikkönen and Romain Grosjean, who will hope to take advantage of improvements to the car during the off-season.

And Mark Webber is sure to be there or thereabouts once again - look out for him at his home grand prix in Melbourne.

Adrian Sutil returns at Force India following a year off, joining British driver Paul Di Resta, while Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas line up at Williams.

The lights go out at Melbourne on Sunday March 17th, commencing a 19-race season which concludes eight months later in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

After Australia, the teams head to Malaysia on March 24th, before trips to China and Bahrain in April lead to the start of the European season.

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