The Provisional Track Schedule* for the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix is the biggest ever at Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, featuring a stellar line-up of F1® action and support categories.

Provisional Track Schedule*

Thursday 22 March 2018*

10:00 Gates open to public  
10:30-10:55 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific First Practice Session
11:00-11:40 Track Activity Formula SAE Demonstration and Guest Laps
11:50-12:10 Australian GT Championship First Qualifying Session
12:20-12:40 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Practice Session
12:50-13:20 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 First Practice Session
13:30-13:55 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific Second Practice Session
14:05-14:20 Track Activity MSS Security Ultimate Speed Comparison Practice
14:25-14:40 Air Display TBA
14:40-15:10 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Second Practice Session
15:20-15:40 Australian GT Championship Second Qualifying Session
15:50-16:10 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Qualifying Session
16:20-16:30 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Qualifying Session Part 1 (for Race 1 grid)
16:40-16:50 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Qualifying Session Part 2 (for Race 2 grid)
17:00-17:25 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific Third Practice Session
17:35-17:50 Track Activity MSS Security Ultimate Speed Comparison #1
18:00-18:25 Australian GT Championship First Race (11 laps)
18:40-19:05 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia First Race (10 laps)
20:00 Gates close to public  
Friday 23 March 2018*

09:00 Gates open to public  
09:25-09:40 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific Split Qualifying Section 1
09:45-10:00 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific Split Qualifying Section 2
10:15-10:30 Track Activity TBA
10:45-11:10 Australian GT Championship Second Race (10 laps)
11:30-11:45 Air Display TBA
12:00-13:30 Formula One First Practice Session
13:50-14:00 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Qualifying Session Part 3 (for Race 3 grid)
14:10-14:20 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Qualifying Session Part 4 (for Race 4 grid)
14:30-14:45 Track Activity MSS Security Ultimate Speed Comparison #2
14:55-15:20 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Second Race (10 laps)
15:30-15:40 Air Display TBA
16:00-17:30 Formula One Second Practice Session
17:50-18:50 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 First Race (25 laps)
20:00 Gates close to public  
Saturday 24 March 2018*

10:15 Gates open to public  
10:45-11:10 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific First Race (10 laps)
11:25-11:50 Track Activity Ferrari Parade
12:00-12:25 Australian GT Championship Third Race (11 laps)
12:40-13:10 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Second Race (13 laps)
13:20-13:35 Air Display TBA
14:00-15:00 Formula One Third Practice Session
15:20-15:45 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Third Race (10 laps)
16:00-16:20 Track Activity MSS Security Ultimate Speed Comparison #3
16:30-16:40 Air Display TBA
17:00-18:00 Formula One Qualifying Session
18:20-19:20 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Third Race (25 laps)
20:00 Gates close to public  
Sunday 25 March 2018*

10:00 Gates open to public  
10:20-10:35 Track Activity Historic Parade
10:50-11:15 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli - Asia Pacific Second Race (10 laps)
11:30-11:45 Track Activity MSS Security Ultimate Speed Comparison #4
12:00-12:25 Australian GT Championship Fourth Race (11 laps)
12:30-12:45 Track Activity Promoter Activity
12:50-13:00 Track Activity Mark Webber Porsche Guest Laps
13:05-13:30 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Fourth Race (10 laps)
13:45-14:15 Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 Fourth Race (13 laps)
14:35 Formula One Drivers' Photograph (starting grid)
14:40-14:50 Formula One Drivers' Parade
14:45-15:00 Air Display TBA
15:20-15:30 Air Display TBA
15:56 15:58 Formula One National Anthem
15:58 Air Display TBA
16:10-18:10 Formula One Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix (58 laps or 120 min)
20:00 Gates close to public  

*Dates and times are subject to change.

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