The Albert Park circuit in Melbourne has secured a two-year extension on its contract to hold the Australian Grand Prix, but will relinquish the 2024 season-opener to Saudi Arabia.
Revisions to the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix have drastically changed the nature of the track, say Alpine’s drivers.
The Australian Grand Prix is unlikely to return to its regular place as F1’s season-opening race after the event was cancelled for the second year in a row.
The Albert Park circuit is likely to be resurfaced for the first time since it began holding the Australian Grand Prix, despite Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel’s objections.
Valtteri Bottas says any changes to the Albert Park track to aid overtaking should respect the character of the parkland track.
Bernie Ecclestone has been quoted in an Australian newspaper casting doubt on the future of the race: Maybe we don’t want to be in Australia. Our costs are very high in Australia and we get a lot less money. It’s bloody bad for us. We’ve got quite a few places on the list that would … Continue reading The future of the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne