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Record six World Champions in action at Albert Park

Two dozen drivers of a dozen different nationalities will occupy the Albert Park grid on Sunday March 18 when the 2012 Formula 1™ Qantas Australian Grand Prix becomes the 859th race in World Championship history and the first in the sport’s 63rd season.

With no fewer than six World Champions on track, much of the media attention will focus on the latest driver to attempt a comeback after turning his back on the sport.

AGPC announces Qantas to continue as title rights sponsor for 2012 Formula 1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is continuing its longstanding relationship with Qantas as it confirms the iconic Australian brand as naming rights and official airline partner for the 2012 Formula 1™ Qantas Australian Grand Prix.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation Chairman, Mr. Ronald J Walker, AC CBE said he was delighted to be working with Qantas again.

Crusty Demons jump into F1 action

Gearing up for his first performance at the 2012 Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix, Crusty Demon Robbie Marshall defied death earlier today with a breathtaking jump over the spinning blades of a helicopter at Avalon Airport.

Marshall’s ramp-to-ramp jump was an exciting prelude to the inaugural Crusty Demons Cup, taking place over the four days of the 2012 Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit.

Race to Cure Diabetes at the 2012 Australian Grand Prix

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has been named as the Official Charity of the 2012 Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix.

122,300 people are affected by ‘juvenile’ or type 1 diabetes in Australia and there is presently no cure.

JDRF is the world’s largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research representing thousands of passionate members who share one single focus – to find a cure, fast.

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