Australian Grand Prix

Australian Grand Prix to stay in Melbourne until 2020

Melbourne Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix will remain in Melbourne until at least 2020 after the Napthine Government signed a new five-year deal.

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V8 Supercars gain championship status at Australian grand prix

Australian Grand Prix Corporation chief executive Andrew Westacott.

Mark Fogarty The V8 Supercars support races at the Australian Grand Prix are set to gain championship status next year and retain the elevated importance during the Albert Park event’s new five-year deal.

Teams scramble to resolve issues as Australian Grand Prix looms

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Peter McKay Just two weeks from the Australian Grand Prix and the start of one of the more intriguing world championships in years, there's every sign that some teams - including defending champion Red Bull...

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Sebastian Vettel defiant as Mercedes shapes as team to beat in Australian Grand Prix

A relaxed Sebastien Vettel.

Michael Lynch World champion Sebastian Vettel and several of the sport's leading drivers admit the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg go into this weekend's Australian Grand Prix as favourites.

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Daniel Ricciardo fifth after opening practice at Australian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo gave reigning champions Red Bull Racing an unexpected start to the new Formula One season by finishing opening practice in fifth place at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday...

Keeping Schumacher in mind at the Australian Grand Prix

Michael Schumacher.

This weekend in Melbourne, the Formula One circus of thousands - team personnel, journalists, logistics people, track doctors, sponsors - is meeting in its traveling office, the paddock, for the...

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Rolling starts for V8s at F1 Australian Grand Prix

Innovative Nascar-style rolling starts will be introduced for the V8 Supercar races at next month's Australian Grand Prix meeting.

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V8 Supercars to adopt double-points decider at Australian Grand Prix

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Mark Fogarty The final of four V8 races will be worth twice as many points as an added incentive to drivers.

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Red Bull back in the race for Australian Grand Prix after sputtering start

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Matthew Clayton Hold the forecasts of doom and gloom. Red Bull has found its speed in the first practice session for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.

Revamped formula one cars fuel intrigue at the Australian Grand Prix

Mark Fogarty

Mark Fogarty F1 racing has a new look, new tactics and a new sound.

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Daniel Ricciardo disqualified from Australian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo

Matthew Clayton Red Bull driver disqualified for technical infringement after gaining a podium finish.

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Australian Grand Prix: Bernie Ecclestone vows to deliver 'noisier' formula one cars

Bernie Ecclestone:

Tom Cary Formula one boss Bernie Ecclestone has said the sport will investigate ways of making the new machines sound "more like racing cars".

Motorsport

Australian Grand Prix: FIA backs meter maker in Red Bull flow row

Daniel Ricciardo signs a fan's shirt after returning to Perth this week.

Formula One's governing body is satisfied with the fuel flow meter whose accuracy was questioned by champions Red Bull after Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified from the season-opening Australian Grand...

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Courage needed to win Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island

Former MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo

Sheer courage is the only pathway to victory at MotoGP's most feared circuit, Phillip Island, according to former world champion Nicky Hayden.

Revving up for the Australian Grand Prix 2013

The Age News
13th March 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
Pictures of pit crews setting up for this weeks 2013 Melbourne Grand Prix.

Final preparations are made ahead of the Australian Grand Prix 2013.

The last ten winners of the Australian Grand Prix

The last ten winners of the Australian Grand Prix. Who will it be in 2013?

Day One Australian Grand Prix 2013

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Ferrari drivers Felipe Massa of Brazil (L) and Fernando Alonso of Spain (R) sit on a life-size Ferrari Formula One car built by Lego in Melbourne on March 14, 2013 ahead of the Formula One Australian Grand Prix on March 17.     AFP PHOTO / William WEST  
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All the action on day one of the Australian Grand Prix, 2013.

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Live commentary: 2013 Australian Grand Prix qualifying

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Peter Litras The question is one to ponder: If Melbourne hadn't outbid Adelaide for the Australian Grand Prix back in the early 1990s, would the formula one race have been long gone from our shores.

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Day 3 Australian Grand Prix 2013

The Age News
146h March 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
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Practice session today.
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.

Age photographers Wayne Taylor and Eddie Jim covered on and off-track action during the qualifying session of the 2013 Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Day Four Australian Grand Prix 2013

The Age News
17h March 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
2013 Melbourne Grand Prix.
Qualifying session before this afternoons race.
Red Bulls Mark Webber.

All the action on and off the track as Kimi Raikkonen wins the Australian F1 Grand Prix 2013. Raikkonen crossed the line 11.5 seconds ahead of Alonso.