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2015 Community Information

The Community Information Guide is intended to provide residents & businesses potentially effected by the event with a range of information on the event and how normal services in the area will be conducted.

A Community Relations Office will be established in Albert Park adjacent to Gate 1 near the Middle Park Station underpass in the lead up to the event. This is to assist with any community related matters and for the distribution of Local Access Permits to eligible residents and businesses.

Massa fastest for Williams on first day of final test

Felipe Massa set the pace on the first day of the final test, putting Williams to the top of the timesheets with a late qualifying simulation on soft tyres.

The Brazilian completed 102 laps during the day in a positive start to the test and finished over seven tenths clear of Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson, despite the Swede running on the super soft rubber.

Lewis Hamilton was third fastest for Mercedes on the medium tyre, but it was a disappointing day for the World Champion, who was unable to do any running after lunch due to a MGU-K failure in his car.

Penrite Oil Heritage Touring at Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix

Invited Group C and A touring cars to compete at Albert Park

Penrite Oil Heritage Touring Cars will join the ever-popular support category line-up for the 2015 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne.

Catering for Historic touring cars covering the Group C and A eras of Australian touring car racing, the category last competed at Albert Park in 2012 and will make its return this year.

Q&A with Daniel Ricciardo

Question time with Australian Formula One superstar, Daniel Ricciardo

We caught up with Daniel Ricciardo to talk about what he loves about coming to Melbourne, competing in the Australian Grand Prix, his most memorable moments and much more.

Click play to watch the video.

Frenchman Romain Grosjean put Lotus fastest again on the final day of testing

Fernando Alonso was airlifted to hospital following a heavy testing crash at the Circuit de Catalunya overnight, but escaped injury. Frenchman Romain Grosjean put Lotus fastest again on the final day.

Day Four of the second test was interrupted by multiple incidents as high winds made things difficult for the drivers. Carlos Sainz Jr and Nico Rosberg both had off-track excursions, with Sainz’s big enough to end the day for Toro Rosso just after lunch.


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