Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
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The Albert Park Circuit is a semi-permanent motor racing circuit in Melbourne, Australia. The line was opened in 1996 and replaced the Adelaide Street Circuit as the venue for the Australian Grand Prix Formula 1 from. The length of the track is 5.303 kilometers. The pit lane is 280.1 m long. As a race track roads are used, the circle of the same name, artificial lake in Albert Park Melbourne (Port Phillip City) and be locked to each Grand Prix weekend for use on public roads. The important for the race infrastructure is on - time, and degraded in the three months prior to the discharge of each anew in the six weeks after the race, because only the start and finish line with the pit area is permanent.
The current contracts race at Albert Park before up to and including 2015. After hard negotiations, the state government of Victoria and the FIA ( AEST ) (7 Clock Central European Time ( CET) or 8 clock in CET - DST ) had a start time of 17 clock Australian Eastern Standard Time agreed to better achieve the European fans. It should be dispensed with artificial lighting .. The Grand Prix at the Albert Park Circuit is usually the season opening race of the year Represents the prelude race will take place on March 17, 2013. Died in 2001 of marshals Graham Beveridge, after he was hit by a flying wheel that had come loose in a collision between Jacques Villeneuve and Ralf Schumacher.
All winners of the Formula 1 race in Melbourne
Record winner Driver: Michael Schumacher ( 4) Record winner designers: Ferrari / McLaren ( 6 each ) Record winner Engine Manufacturer: Mercedes -Benz ( 8) Record winner tire manufacturer Bridgestone (10 ) Record winner Nations: United Kingdom ( 8)