Everything you need to know about the Australian GP

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Given the plethora of changes in Formula 1, there is
much anticipation ahead of the season’s first race at the
Australian Grand Prix this week.

Venue: Melbourne, Australia

Weather forecast: It’s all set for a balmy
weekend Down Under, with an average of 27 degrees predicted for
the three days, with Race Day being slightly warmer. In terms
of rain, the partly cloudy conditions could lead to a few
spatters of rain each day.

Circuit name: Albert Park

Laps: 58

Track length: 5.303 km

Race distance: 307.574 km

Lap Record: 1:24.125 (Michael Schumacher,

Tyre allocation:

DRS Zones: First and second straight.

Last five winners in Australia:

2016: Nico Rosberg
2015: Lewis Hamilton
2014: Nico Rosberg
2013: Kimi Raikkonen
2012: Jenson Button

Broadcast schedule (all times HK):

Friday, 24th March
Practice 1 – 03:00-04:30
Practice 2 – 07:00-08:30

Saturday, 25th March
Practice 3 – 05:00-06:00
Qualifying – 07:30-09:30

Sunday, 26th March
Main Race – 06:00-09:30

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