The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) are thrilled you and your students will be attending the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to email schools@grandprix.com.au.

Driving Learning at the AusGP

Arrival

Gates open at 9:15am on Thursday 12 March and 8:45am on Friday 13th March 2020, there is no admittance prior to this time. 

Tickets

Please be advised your tickets will be distributed in the format of an e-ticket. Please contact the Grand Prix team with any concerns. 

Ear plugs and sunscreen

All students will be provided with ear plugs and sunscreen, these are to be worn during the day and will be made available within the Versor Innovation & Tech Hub at the Main Stage.

Getting to Albert Park track

Charter Coach Map coming soon. Please note Gate 10 is the closest to the Versor Innovation & Tech Hub where all of the Driving Learning activities will be held. A drop off/pick up zone is available at Gate 2

All day parking is available for coaches, free of charge, however please be aware this is subjected to availability. Alternately, there are a range of free tram options that leave regularly from Southern Cross Station and Federation Square. Click here to learn more

In planning your day, please note you can access the Circuit via any gate should that be easier for you and your group.

Classroom Activity

This year the BAE Systems: Autonomous Vehicle Challenge offers primary and secondary level options. This centres around autonomous vehicle technology and with supporting information for student knowledge and understanding. Click here to learn more.

Plan your own schedule

We encourage planning the day as seen fit for you and your students. The Versor Innovation & Tech Hub, located in Legends Lane behind the Webber Grandstand, is the onsite destination for all students – all education activities are based in this area. 

Education attractions of interest include:

  • Education Expo – Learn about advancing technologies and pathways available in the STEM aligned fields. A not to miss attraction.
  • RMIT – From futuristic cars, electric-powered innovations through to virtual reality advancements daily demonstrations are set to thrill. 
  • Student Seminars and Workshops – Take a moment to sit and listen to our STEM heroes, the innovators implementing the technology we are seeing emerge today into day-to-day life. The schedule will be released in the coming weeks.
Circuit map

To make the most of the day we recommend familiarising yourself with the circuit. Click here for the circuit map

Accessibility access

Patrons with a disability are offered additional support; please contact schools@grandprix.com.au for more information. 

Track schedule

To make sure you and your students don’t miss out on any of the action, have a look at the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 track schedule. Click here for the track schedule.

Food and drinks

Students and teachers can bring lunches and drinks, however, please keep in mind food storage and refrigeration areas are not available at the event.  Additionally, a wide range of food and beverages are available for purchase at the circuit.

Security checks

All patrons are subject to security checks. All bags will be checked at the gate entry point prior to entering the circuit.

Privacy notice

AGPC respects the privacy of all children and supervisors participating in Driving Learning. Please ensure a copy of our privacy notice is circulated to all parents and guardians prior to arriving at the event. 

Click here for a copy of the AGPC Privacy Notice.

One more thing...

Please remember this is a teacher run day. Education and event staff will be on hand to offer assistance however they are unable to coordinate your group. 

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