It measures only around 10 metres wide. But for Daniel Ricciardo it’s the dividing line between two worlds.
It’s the gateway to the Formula 1 paddock at Albert Park.
Once the drivers cross that great divide, they leave one world – the smiles, the selfies, the constant spotlight, the F1 dream – behind them and get down to business.
And in his other world, getting down to business is what Ricciardo – beaming smile, boyish sense of humour and all – is really all about.