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Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

March 23, 2017 - March 26, 2017

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Melbourne will again play host to the opening round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship™ on Sunday 26 March, 2017* at the iconic Albert Park Circuit.

The 2017 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix event dates are 23 – 26 March, 2017*.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO, Andrew Westacott said he is thrilled Melbourne retains its position as the season-opening race and welcomed confirmation of the 26 March date*.

“The air of anticipation surrounding a brand new Formula 1®  season brings a buzz that Victorians know so well, with our great city coming alive in March and being on show to a vast global audience,” said Westacott.

“We look forward to welcoming fans, teams and drivers from all around the world to Melbourne in March,” continued Westacott.

“Fans worldwide, but especially those in Australia, will look forward to seeing how one of the most likeable drivers in Formula 1® , Daniel Ricciardo, will do in the first race of the 2017 Formula One season.”

Australian GT Championship – Round 2 Schedule
Thursday, 23 March
11:50 – Qualifying 1 (Driver 1)
14:05 – Qualifying 2 (Driver 2)
15:40 – Race 1 (Driver 1)
Friday, 24 March
10:45 – Race 2 (Driver 2)
Saturday, 25 March
12:05 – Race 3 (Driver 1) – LIVE on Channel Ten
Sunday, 26 March
11:30 – Race 4 (Driver 2)


# Team Car Drivers
3 Ah Apartments Audi R8 LMS Ash Samadi
5 GT Motorsport Audi R8 LMS Greg Taylor
6 Timken Zagame Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Adrian Deitz/Cameron McConville
7 Darrell Lea McLaren 650S GT3 Tony Quinn
8 Australian Engineered Flooring Mercedes-AMG GT3 Max Twigg
9 Hallmarc Construction Audi R8 LMS Marc Cini/Dean Fiore
11 Objective Racing McLaren 650S GT3 Tony Walls
14 PM Motorsport Lamborghini R-EX Peter Major
19 Hog’s Breath Café/Griffith Corporation Mercedes-AMG GT3 Mark Griffith/Jake Camilleri
23 JBS Australia Lamborghini R-EX Roger Lago/David Russell
24 Moveitnet/AFS Mercedes-AMG GT3 Tony Bates
29 Pirelli/Trofeo Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Jim Manolios/Ivan Capelli
44 Supabarn Supermarkets Audi R8 LMS James Koundouris/Ash Walsh
48 Interlloy M Motorsport Lamborghini R-EX Yasser Shahin/Glen Wood
51 AMAC Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Andrew Macpherson
59 Tekno Autosports McLaren 650S GT3 Fraser Ross/Lewis Williamson
73 HHH Triffid Racing Lamborghini R-EX Michael Hovey
74 Valvoline Audi R8 LMS Geoff Emery/Kelvin van der Linde
75 Valvoline Audi R8 LMS Tim Miles
88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari 488 GT3 Peter Edwards
100 BMW Team SRM BMW M6 GT3 Steve Richards/James Bergmuller
101 DJS Racing BMW M6 GT3 Danny Stuttered
124 KFC Audi R8 LMS Gary Higgon
199 Industrie Clothing Audi R8 Ultra Nick Kelly/Barton Mawer
222 Scott Taylor Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3 Scott Taylor/Craig Baird
911 MEGA Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R Liam Talbot
21 Rosso Verde Racing Ferrari 458 GT3 Hector Lester/Benny Simonsen
68 Shoal/Thomson Geer Lawyers Porsche GT3 Cup Car Michael O’Donnell
99 Fire Rating Solutions Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 Mathew Turnbull
147 Mack Roofing Products Ferrari 458 GT3 Wayne Mack


March 23, 2017
March 26, 2017
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Australian Grand Prix Corporation


Albert Park
12 Aughtie Dr
Albert Park, Victoria 3206 Australia
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