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Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit flag

Melbourne / 15 - 17 Mar 2019Melbourne
15 - 17 Mar 2019
Laps: 58
Lenght: 5.303 Km
Distance: 307.574 Km

First Grand Prix: 1996
Visitor capacity: 80.000
Practice 115:00 - 16:30

Practice 115:00 - 16:30
Practice 219:00 - 20:30
Practice 317:00 - 18:30
Qualifying20:00 - 21:00
Practice 219:00 - 20:30

Race18:10Qualifying20:00 - 21:30
Practice 317:00 - 18:00

  • Melbourne

The "Australian Grand Prix", formally known as the "Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix" is one of the faster circuits on the formula 1 racing calendar and is located just south of the Central Business District of Melbourne. The circuit uses everyday sections of road around the Albert park Lake which are normally opened for ordinary traffic.The circuit counts 9 corners and a maximum elevation change of only 2.6 meters between the lowest and highest points.

The Australian Grand Prix has always been more of a promoter event than a profit-raiser in itself. The contract was prolonged until 2023, although tobacco advertising has been banned since 2007.

Flashback 2017

Daniel Ricciardo starts off the season in a terrible way by car failure while driving to the starting line. Hamilton starts from pole position just in front of Vettel and Bottas. The Red-Bull mechanics achieve to fix Daniels car while the race is two laps in progress.

Round 18 Hamilton makes a pitsstop driving in front of Vettel. Returning to the track as number 5 while Vettel takes advantage of the clear air in front of him. Lap 24 the German enters the pit for his first pitstop returning to the track just before Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.

At last the transmission failes on Daniel Ricciardo in lap 28 forcing him to retire. Alonso retires with only four laps remaining due to a broken suspension.

Sebastian vettel starts off '17 season by winning the Australian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton crosses the line second in front of his teammate Valtterri Bottas. [source: wikipedia]

Circuit Address

Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit
Albert Park Lake,
Melbourne, Australia

Upcoming races

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