12-15 MARCH 2015
Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault), 1:32.422 = 210.806 km/h
1st: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault), 1hr 35min 10.990sec
2nd: Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus Renault), 3.333 secs down
3rd: Romain Grosjean (Lotus Renault), 10.194 secs down
Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault), 1:36.379 = 202.151 km/h on lap 41
Circuit Length: 5.412 Km
Lap Record: 1:31.447 = 213.054 km/h, P. de la Rosa (McLaren Mercedes), 2005
2010 Results (Race cancelled in 2011)
Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault); 1:54.101 = 198.739 km/h
1st: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) 1:39.20.396
2nd: Felipe Massa (Ferrari)
3rd: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren Mercedes)
Rising Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that the hometown support he received in his maiden Australian Grand Prix last weekend was almost enough to bring him to tears.
The 22-year-old Ricciardo made his Albert Park debut in Sunday’s F1 season-opener, won by Englishman Jenson Button for McLaren.
Circuit Length:5.543 Km
Lap Record:1:34.223 = 211.782 km/h - J. Montoya (Williams BMW) 2004
Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault); 1:34.870 = 210.338 km/h
1st:Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Renault) 1:37.39.832
2nd:Jenson Button (McLaren Mercedes)
3rd:Nick Heidfeld (Lotus Renault)
Mark Webber (Red Bull Renault); 1:40.571 - 198.415 km/h on Lap 46
Ten years ago, a young Aussie scored two points on his Australian Grand Prix debut for the little Italian team known as Minardi. On Sunday at the Qantas Australian Grand Prix, another young Aussie did exactly the same thing for the team that turned from Minardi into Scuderia Toro Rosso – and did it after a first lap that could hardly have been more disastrous.
Mark Webber’s two points on debut in 2002 remains one of the most memorable moments in Albert Park history, but Daniel Ricciardo’s dream of scoring on his home debut looked to be over before it began.
Mark Webber was pleased to achieve a career-best home result when he finished fourth in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, but he was more relieved than elated.
The Red Bull driver made a slow start from fifth on the grid and found himself in the seemingly annual first-corner Albert Park accident when he clashed with the Force India of Nico Hulkenberg and found himself back in ninth after the opening lap.