While the rest of America is caught up in March Madness, the rest of the globe will be tuning in to the start of the 2012 Formula 1 season. After an eventful 2011 season saw the crowning of the youngest two-time world champion and the puzzling performance of one of the sport's brightest stars, F1 is back with the most races and the most talent it's ever had (well, all at once, anyway).

We know a majority of y'all are not checking for F1, but if you are, we decided to put together a quick primer of things to keep in mind before the season kicks off tomorrow with the Australian Grand Prix.