Rolex, the luxury Swiss watchmaker, for a third year, will be the Title Sponsor of the FORMULA
1 ®AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX.
The Title Sponsorship announcement comes as the Melbourne event prepares to celebrate
its most significant milestone yet – two decades of Formula 1® racing in the city.
The 2015 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX will once again be the season opener
of the FIA Formula One World Championship™. It will be held at the iconic Albert Park Circuit,
12-15 March, 2015.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo has been named the number one racing driver in the world by Autosport Magazine in its annual top 50 list.
Ricciardo, who finished third in the FIA Formula One World Championship™, winning three races throughout the season, pipped World Champion, Lewis Hamilton to take the top honours.
Last year’s number one driver, Sebastian Vettel dropped to 24th after a difficult season in which he failed to win a race for the first time since 2007, and was out-qualified by...
Australian superstar, Daniel Ricciardo, was in Melbourne today to launch the 2015 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix, as the event prepares to celebrate a milestone of two decades in Melbourne on 12 – 15 March.
Ricciardo took to the steps of the iconic Flinders Street Station, posing for photos alongside a Formula One car in an Australian Flag design, as excitement builds ahead of the event.
The spectacular Albert Park street circuit will again play host to the season opener of the 2015...
If you asked the host broadcaster to provide you with a highlights reel of nearly two decades of F1 racing in Melbourne, what would be on there?
No two people see things the same way, so what follows is one fan’s take on a remarkable period in the history of Grand Prix racing.
1996: DAMON DOES IT AGAIN
On November 12, 1995, Damon Hill won for Williams in the final F1 race in Adelaide. Just 129 days later Damon, son of double World Champion Graham Hill, went back-to-back, winning for Williams...
2015 Formula 1® Calendar
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Monaco (Monte Carlo)
The following decisions were taken at the World Motor Sport Council 2014 in Doha with regards to regulations governing Formula 1 in 2015:
Points for both titles will no longer be doubled for the final Event of the Championship.
After consultation with the Teams who raised a number of safety concerns, Articles 42.7 and 42.8 on standing restarts have been rescinded.
Virtual Safety Car (VSC)
Following tests of the VSC system at the final Events of 2014, the...
Four time World Champion, Sebastian Vettel, got acquainted with his new surroundings as he spent his first weekend in Maranello (as a Scuderia Ferrari driver).
The weekend resulted in two days of intense work, in which Vettel dedicated himself to the track and the simulator. Sebastian completed almost 100 laps around the Fiorano circuit on Saturday in the F2012 and Sunday was entirely simulator work, where Vettel put in some long sessions of driving on the “virtual” F14 T, gaining...
“In this environment now I feel I am a different driver and in a way a different person, a different sportsman than I was last year.”
The speaker is Daniel Ricciardo, the 25-year-old Australian who was the star of the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship behind the three-pointed stars of Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
‘Danny Ric’, as paddock people call him, had every right to feel at home: he was speaking in late July immediately after taking his second victory of the...
Located on Turn 4, honoring the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship™ winner, Lewis Hamilton, this Grandstand boasts views of Turns 3, 4 and 5 from the comfort of an undercover seat.
In between the on-track action enjoy dedicated catering, cash bar facilities and amenities located directly behind the Grandstand.
Each year this Grandstand is dedicated and themed to the prior season's World Champion, and is always a popular area to watch the start of the 2015 Season.
Last weekend’s announcement that Carlos Sainz Jr. will drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2015 leaves just two teams with question-marks over their line-ups for the new season.
In the case of Caterham, the question-mark hovers over the team’s whole future. Despite the bullish optimism they showed in Abu Dhabi, their fan-funded finale to a difficult 2014, there is a world of difference between a one-off race and a marathon F1 season.
Let’s take the teams in order of their final positions in...