Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne

Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne

Circuit Information

Grand Prix Date: 17th March 2019 05:05
Bonus Round: No
Circuit Name: Albert Park Circuit
Number of Laps: 58
Circuit Length: 5.303
Race Distance: 307.574
Lap Record: 1:24.125 Michael Schumacher (2004)


Albert Park Circuit, officially named Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, uses everyday sections of road that circle Albert Park Lake, near the central business district of Melbourne.

The temporary street course is 5.3 kilometers long. A total of 16 corners with 10 right turns and 6 left turns. The direction is clockwise. Engines are running about 65 percent of the lap at full throttle. The highest speed on the circuit is at the end of the start/finish straight with speeds over 300 km/h. The track offers few genuine overtaking opportunities, except if the driver ahead makes a mistake.