Tag Archive: Australian Grand Prix

Jan 19

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10th

Despite this year’s expanded schedule featuring a record-breaking 21 events

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10thTeams were told the 2016 Formula 1 season was going to start on April 10th, with the subsequent late schedule change causing issues for McLaren and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and compulsory sets for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix

Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the opening round of the 2016 Formula One season in Australia

PirelliFollowing on from the 2016 regulations, each driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Australian MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

For this year’s Australian Grand Prix, Bridgestone developed a brand new asymmetric front slick

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2015 Australian Grand Prix Round sixteen of the 2015 MotoGP™ season was the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island Circuit, where Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won one of the most exciting contests in years ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone who claimed the remaining rostrum positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Last lap heroics help Marquez clinch first premier class victory at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race

Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP race winner.jpg Marc Marquez won his first premier class race at Phillip Island after the Repsol Honda Team rode an astonishing final lap to snatch victory from Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 17

Magic lap from Marquez secures pole position for the Australian Grand Prix

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2.jpg Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez continued his domination of the Australian Grand Prix weekend as he clinched pole position with a best time of 1’28.364 as he vies for his first MotoGP™ victory at the Phillip Island circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Late lunge sees Marquez top MotoGP™ Friday practice at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez was the quickest rider in today’s practice sessions at the Phillip Island circuit, the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’29.383 to lead a tightly-packed field on the opening day of action at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Mar 15

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix race report (+results, +standings)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 14

Statement from Williams: Update on Valtteri Bottas

Final assessment by the FIA in the early afternoon to determine whether he will be able to race later today.

2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas 02 During yesterday’s qualifying session for the Australian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas developed a back injury which the team felt necessary to be examined by the FIA Medical Delegate at the circuit.

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Mar 13

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report (+video)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix Preview (updated)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Feb 25

Australian GT; Tomas Enge relishing chance to race on Adelaide streets

Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_016_JS_mod_resize During this weekend’s opening round of the Australian GT Championship, a former Formula One driver will make his debut on a circuit that until now, he has only previously seen during television broadcasts of the Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces that it is extending its partnership with Lotus F1 Team

Saxo Bank extends Lotus F1 Team partnership

2015-02-09 - Lotus F1 Team - Saxo Bank As part of the partnership package, Saxo Bank’s logo will be placed on the inner side of the rear wing of the iconic black and gold Lotus F1 Team car, the E23 Hybrid, as well as on the engine cover for the season opening Australian Grand Prix on March 13-15. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Bridgestone introduced an asymmetric front slick at Phillip Island

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2014 Australian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix last Sunday, leading a Yamaha sweep of the podium in a race where rapidly cooling temperatures created challenging conditions for the riders. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Rampant Rossi wins at Phillip Island to lead Yamaha clean sweep

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Australian MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race at Phillip Island in ten years as the Italian rider led a Yamaha clean sweep of the top three podium positions at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 14

Bridgestone develops new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix

“We will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix”

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyres Bridgestone will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix, including a newly-developed asymmetric front slick tyre as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ continues its efforts to develop technologies that further enhance rider safety.

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Sep 07

20-race 2015 calendar surfaces at Monza

A preliminary calendar for 2015 is doing the rounds in the Monza paddock.

150x80-flagworldf1 The schedule, first published by Speed Week after seeing it at the scene of the Italian grand prix, features all 19 grands prix that are on this year’s calendar, plus Mexico, with the old Mexico City layout set to host a race in late October. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Melbourne secures place on F1 calendar

The future of the Australian grand prix is secure.

2014-03-17 - Pirelli - Australia - Melbourne 09 teams “To know there are many more home grands prix to come is great,” new F1 sensation Daniel Ricciardo told the Herald Sun newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Renault not to blame for Vettel’s Austria problem

Renault was not solely to blame for Sebastian Vettel’s problems in Austria last time out.

2014-06-08_1234 The reigning world champion suffered a momentary loss of drive in the opening stages of the race at the Red Bull Ring, later retiring to save “mileage” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

FIA to ‘look into’ disputed Renault test

Red Bull have denied conducting the test

2014-06-07_1561 The FIA is looking into what happened in Graz, Austria, between the final Bahrain test and the season opening Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

‘Rolling road’ test would be legal – Red Bull

Red Bull says a test on a ‘rolling road’ facility would not be illegal.

2014-06-05_0216 Earlier, reports suggested Red Bull had tested secretly over six days between the final Bahrain test and the season opening Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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