The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is world-class entertainment.
It is the premier racing event in Australia.
Aside from the excitement on and around the Grand Prix circuit, there is plenty more to do.
You can enjoy the carnival atmosphere at the fair that is held along with the F1 racing event.
Location of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
The Australian Formula One is actually a part of the annual Formula one championship. It only became part of the Formula One championship in 1985. Since it was first held in the country, this racing event has been hosted in a number of Australian racing circuits. For ten years, the Adelaide Street Circuit has been home to the Australian Formula One. During that time, The Australian circuit replaced Portugal as the host of the final round of the championship. However, from 1996 to present, the event has found its home in Albert Park, Melbourne.
Some History of the Australian Grand Prix
The victories in the Australian racing circuit have produced F1 celebrities like Michael Schumacher and the Ferrari team. Other Big names that have started in the Melbourne racing circuit include David Coulthard, Rubens Barrichello and Giancarlo Fisichella.
In 1996, Jordans Martin Brundle was launched into the air due to an enormous accident. The footage on the crash have stirred the interests of the international press, as well as the attention of racing enthusiasts.
More recently the race has been given some negative local press due to the costs associated with the event. Due to time differences Melbourne will have to move to a twilight race in order to get the advertising revenue from the big European advertisers. Despite all that, the Australia Grand Prix lives out the racing tradition of Formula One, pure racing and passion between man, speed and the machine.
People of all ages will surely find something to enjoy with the festive atmosphere created by live entertainment performances and concerts at the park.
Amidst the picturesque view of the Melbourne skyline, the race and the on-site entertainment will make sure you have a good time, even if you are not that much of a racing enthusiast.
It's simply one of those events that for die-hard Melburnians is a must: In the off-season when there is no footy you go to the horses, to the tennis and to the Formula 1 instead. It's a given.