Australian Grand Prix 2018

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 Circuit Details 2017
Host Country Australia
Host City Melbourne, Albert Park
Circuit Name Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
Race Date 25th March 2018
Race Start 06:00 BST / 16:00 Local Time (+10 hrs)
Circuit Data
Lap Distance 5.303 kilometres / 3.295 miles
Scheduled Distance 307.574 kilometres / 191.118 miles
Raced Distance 302.271 kilometres / 187.822 miles
Circuit Offset 0.000 kilometres / 0.000 miles
Total Laps 58 (57 Laps 2016)
Circuit Direction Clockwise
Total Turns 16 (6 Left / 10 Right)
Fastest Corner 275 km/h / 171 mph, turn 8
Slowest Corner 84 km/h / 52 mph, turn 15
Longest Straight 860 metres / 0.534 miles
Pitlane Length 280 metres /0.174 miles
Estimated time loss 21s
Top Speed 305 km/h / 190 mph
On the approach to turn 1
Fuel Consumption 1.7 kg per lap
(3rd highest of the season)
Years GP Held 23 years (inc. 2018)
Circuit F1 Debut 1996
Circuit Record Holder
Lap Record Holder Michael Schumacher
Lap Time 1:24.125
Lap Date 07/03/2004
Average Lap Speed 226.933 km/h / 141.010 mph
Team Scuderia Ferrari 
Car Ferrari, F2004
2017
1st Sebastian Vettel 1:24:11.672 Ferrari
2nd Lewis Hamilton +9.975 Mercedes
3rd Valtteri Bottas +11.250 Mercedes
PP Lewis Hamilton Q3 1:22.188 Mercedes
FL Kimi Räikkönen 1:26.538 on lap 56 Ferrari
2016
1st Nico Rosberg 1:48:15.565 Mercedes
2nd Lewis Hamilton 1:48:23.625 Mercedes
3rd Sebastian Vettel 1:48:25.208 Ferrari
PP Lewis Hamilton Q3 1:23.837 Mercedes
FL Daniel Ricciardo 1:28.997 on lap 40 Red Bull
2015
1st Lewis Hamilton 1:31:54.067 Mercedes
2nd Nico Rosberg 1:31:55.427 Mercedes
3rd Sebastian Vettel 1:32:28.590 Ferrari
PP Lewis Hamilton Q3 1:26.327 Mercedes
FL Lewis Hamilton 1:30.945 on lap 50 Mercedes
2014
1st Nico Rosberg 1:32:58.710 Mercedes
2nd Kevin Magnussen 1:33:23.235 McLaren
3rd Jenson Button 1:33:25.487 McLaren
PP Lewis Hamilton Q3 1:44.231 Mercedes
FL Nico Rosberg 1:32.478 on lap 19 Mercedes

Australian Grand Prix 2018 Race Stats

Driver Team Tyres Race Timing Speed Best Lap Lap
1st S Vettel Germany Ferrari Italy 1:29:33.283 206.068 km/h 1:26.469 53
2nd L Hamilton United Kingdom Mercedes Germany 1:29:38.319 / +5.036 205.875 km/h 1:26.44 50
3rd K Räikkönen Finland Ferrari Germany 1:29:39.592 / +6.309 205.827 km/h 1:26.373 57
PP L Hamilton United Kingdom Mercedes Germany 1:22.188 / Q3 232.282 km/h 1:22.188 Q3
FL D Ricciardo Finland Red Bull Italy 1:25.945 222.128 km/h 1:25.945 54
Pos#DriverNatTeamTimeGapGridPtsNotes
15S VettelFerrari1:29:33.283325
244L HamiltonMercedes1:29:38.3195.036118Pole
37K RäikkönenFerrari1:29:39.5926.309215
43D RicciardoRed Bull1:29:40.3527.069812Fast Lap
514F AlonsoMcLaren1:30:01.16927.8861010
633M VerstappenRed Bull1:30:02.22828.94548
727N HülkenbergRenault1:30:05.95432.67176
877V BottasMercedes1:30:07.62234.339154
92S VandoorneMcLaren1:30:08.20434.921112
1055C SainzToro Rosso1:30:19.00545.72291
1111S PérezForce India1:30:20.10046.81712
1231E OconForce India1:30:33.56160.27814
1316C LeclarcSauber1:30:49.04275.75918
1418L StrollWilliams1:30:51.57178.28813
1528B HartleyToro Rosso1:29:55.7591 Lap16
DNF8R GrosjeanHaas36:32.8786Wheel
DNF20K MagnussenHaas33:31.46717Wheel
DNF10P GaslyToro Rosso20:11.45120Engine
DNF9M EricssonSauber7:55.09617Hydraulics
DNF35S SirotkinWilliams6:26.14719Brakes

DNF: Did Not Finish • DNS: Did Not Start • DSQ: Disqualified • NC: Not Classified

Australian Grand Prix - Past Winners

2017 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park  1:24:11.672
2016 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:48:15.565
2015 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:31:54.067
2014 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:32:58.710
2013 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:30:03.225
2012 Jenson Button McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:09.565
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:29:30.259
2010 Jenson Button McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:33:36.531
2009 Jenson Button Brawn Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:15.784
2008 Lewis Hamilton McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:50.616
2007 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:25:28.770
2006 Fernando Alonso Renault Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:27.870
2005 Giancarlo Fisichella Renault Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:24:17.336
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:24:15.757
2003 David Coulthard McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:42.124
2002 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:35:36.792
2001 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:38:26.533
2000 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:34:01.987
1999 Eddie Irvine Ferrari Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:35:01.659
1998 Mika Häkkinen McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:31:45.996
1997 David Coulthard McLaren Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:30:28.718
1996 Damon Hill Williams Melbourne GP Circuit, Albert Park 1:32:50.400
1995 Damon Hill Williams Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:49:15.946
1994 Nigel Mansell Williams Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:47:51.480
1993 Ayrton Senna McLaren Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:43:27.476
1992 Gerhard Berger McLaren Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:46:54.786
1991 Ayton Senna McLaren Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 24:34.899*
1990 Nelson Piquet Benetton Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:49:44.570
1989 Thierry Boutsen Williams Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 2:00:17.421
1988 Alain Prost McLaren Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:53:14.676
1987 Gerhard Berger Ferrari Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:52:56.144
1986 Alain Prost McLaren Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 1:54:20.388
1985 Keke Rosberg Williams Adelaide Street Circuit, Adelaide 2:00:40.473

* 1991 was the shortest Grand Prix ever recorded, won by Ayrton Senna.