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Susie a lone Wolff in the world of Formula One

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is thrilled to announce that Williams F1 Team development driver, Susie Wolff, will be a guest at the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix as an Official Ambassador.

The Scottish driver will be trackside at Albert Park throughout the week to soak up all the Formula One action and to attend various events, including the exclusive GP@23 Party at Crown Casino and the Official Grand Prix Breakfast function.

High demand for premium offering at GP

Top end hospitality for the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix is in high demand, with the most premium suite on circuit – new to the build this year – sold out with less than two weeks to go until the main race.

In 2013 corporate hospitality sales experienced one of the strongest results in recent years, in response a decision was made to expand the offering with two new first-class facilities for the 2014 event – the G.H Mumm Premium Suite and the Jones Premium Dining Suite.

Olympic Champion, Chef, Comedian and Presenters all raring to go for the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge

What do a Winter Olympian, a Celebrity Chef, a Comedian, a Former Miss Universe Australia and a Getaway Presenter have in common? They have just been unveiled as the next batch of drivers to take to the grid at the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge.

Lydia Lassila, Adam D’Sylva, Tommy Little, Scherri-Lee Biggs and Catriona Rowntree were announced this week with less than two weeks until the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix takes over Albert Park and the celebrities go head-to-head in the star-studded race.

‘It's Impossible To Say Where We Are…’

We began our review of the first Bahrain test with a comment from World Champion Sebastian Vettel, so perhaps it’s best to start with the Red Bull Renault ace again now that pre-season testing has come to an end with the final four-day session back in the same desert venue.

Digging through what teams and drivers say after days of difficult running is a bit like panning for gold: most of it you can take or leave but occasionally there is a nugget worth looking at more closely.

Grand Prix Breakfast not to be missed - Stewart, Webber, Horner and Hawk all confirmed

Sporting royalty including Sir Jackie Stewart, Mark Webber and Tony Hawk will headline an exceptional initial line up of guests for the 2014 Official Grand Prix Breakfast at Crown Melbourne.

Following the success of the inaugural Grand Prix Breakfast last year, interest from potential guests has been strong, with motorsport and entertainment elite set to take to the stage on the morning of Saturday 15 March.

A Delicate Balance

With the first race of the season in Melbourne approaching at warp speed, the second four-day test in Bahrain takes on added importance – especially for the teams who have done relatively little running in their new cars so far.

Do you go for performance, out-and-out speed, or do you make your car as bullet-proof as you can for the start of a season that brings such a challenging range of technical changes?

Sauber’s Head of Track Engineering Giampaolo Dall’Ara summed it all up well at the end of the first day in the desert.

Grand Prix – Grand Value

With just 24 hours left to take advantage of early bird specials for the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix, motorsport fans are being reminded to get in quick or risk missing out on a great value offer.

General Admission tickets for the main race day, Sunday 16 March, are $79 until 1 March 2014 and $99 for the final two weeks leading into the event.

The Australian Grand Prix has never been just about cars tearing around the iconic Albert Park track - it’s a value packed festival of entertainment so all patrons get bang for their buck.

Rachael Finch and Brett Emerton lock horns ahead of the 2014 Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge

It will be beauty versus brawn at the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge when former Miss Universe Australia, Rachael Finch lines up against recently retired Socceroo and English Premier League veteran, Brett Emerton at the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

The popular Sydney identities were announced today to join the star-studded line-up that includes snowboarder Torah Bright and comedian Dave Thornton, to race the stunning all-new Mazda3, around the iconic Albert Park circuit.

All Aussie Line-up Set To Entertain Music Fans

The very best in Australian music will be showcased at the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix, with former Powderfinger front man Bernard Fanning headlining the weekend’s entertainment. Fanning will take to the ‘Sounds on the Circuit’ stage following Formula 1® Qualifying with a concert free for all Saturday ticket holders. His appearance trackside will wrap up a successful run of shows for The Departure Tour where he showcased his latest album which included hit single Battleships.

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