The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix brings the world’s premier drivers to Melbourne for a 4-day action-packed race festival. The pinnacle of motor racing in Australia, the Australian Grand Prix is an event held annually as part of the Formula One season since 1996. The Australian Grand Prix is held at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit at Albert Park.
Since the F1 moved to Melbourne, the venue has become the home of Formula One’s season opener. The Australian Grand Prix is very popular with drivers and fans alike, and the party atmosphere of Melbourne keeps visitors coming back year after year.
Albert Park is the scenic venue for the race and is a magnificent location. It is about forty five minutes walk from central Melbourne and can be reached by a regular tram routes, buses or of course taxis. The lake in the centre of the park is a magnificent feature and with the Melbourne skyline shimmering in the sun in the background it makes for an impressive site.