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12-15 MARCH 2015

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.

F1 fever hits Bendigo

The 2012 Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix is set to take Bendigo by storm when the F1 Swisse Two-Seater cars zoom into town to put on a spectacular show for locals before the Bendigo International Madison Criterium on Friday 9 March, 2012.

Local residents and spectators of the Madison event will witness wheels of a different kind when the F1 cars take to the streets of Bendigo to give locals a feel for the adrenalin that is synonymous with Formula One.

2012 Media Go Kart Challenge

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation held its third annual Media Go Kart Challenge this week. The night is always full of friendly competition with the spills on the track providing much entertainment for all in attendance, not to mention a talking point in news rooms for the days following!

Congratulations to the Age’s Ashley Crawford for taking out line honours (and bragging rights) at this year’s event. The Herald Sun’s Cameron Tandy and Craig Duff took out second and third respectively. Watch the vid to check out all the action!

Ricciardo emotional at STR launch

As the sun set on the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain on Monday evening, the spotlight turned to the Scuderia Toro Rosso garage as team sponsor CEPSA hosted the unveiling of the STR7. Taking the wraps off the new car that will defend the team’s colours in this year’s Formula 1 World Championship were the team’s drivers, Aussie Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne.


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