Australia Grand Prix

2016 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX
(Melbourne) * March 18 - 20, 2016

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2016 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg (Mecedes) wins his 4th straight race, going back to 2015; while Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) comes in 2nd and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 3rd, at 2016 Australian Grand Prix!
A BIG Congratulations to Romain Gorsjean and Haas F1 for a 6th place finish!

Nico Rosberg wins 2016 Australian GP

Ferrari's awesome start at Sunday's 2016 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, was the beginning of a very exciting race. While Alonso's huge accident handed the win to Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) his 4th in a row, a victory that had looked very unlikely at Sunday began.

Lewis Hamilton )Mercedes) earns pole at 2016 Australian Grand Prix; the 50th of his career.

Lewis Hamilton Pole at 2016 Australian GP

After the worst qualifying session that I can remember (Due to format change) Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) earns pole; while Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) line up 2nd and 3rd respectively.


Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit - Australian Grand Prix

Australian GP


Track History: Past Australian Grand Prix Winners

Australina Flag2016 N.Rosberg (Mercedes) - 2015 L.Hamilton (Mercedes) - 2014 N.Rosberg (Mercedes) - 2013 K.Raikkonen (Lotus) - 2012 J.Button (McLaren) - 2011 S.Vettel (Red Bull) - 2010 S.Vettel (Red Bull) - 2009 J.Button (Brawn) - 2008 L.Hamilton (McLaren) - 2007 K.Raikkonen (Ferrari) - 2006 F.Alonso (Renault) - 2005 G.Fisichella (Renault) - 2004 M.Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2003 D.Coulthard (McLaren) - 2002 M.Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2001 M.Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2000 M.Schumacher (Ferrari) - 1999 E.Irvine (Ferrari) - 1998 M.Hakkinen (McLaren) - 1997 D.Coulthard (McLaren) - 1996 D.Hill (Williams) - 1995 D.Hill (Williams) - 1994 N.Mansell (Williams) - 1993 A.Senna (McLaren) - 1992 G.Berger (McLaren)


2016 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix


2016 FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne) * March 18 - 20, 2016

Formula 1 Australia Race Results

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 NICO ROSBERG GER MERCEDES 1:48:15.565 25
2 LEWIS HAMILTON GBR MERCEDES +8.060s 18
3 SEBASTIAN VETTEL GER FERRARI +9.643s 15
4 DANIEL RICCIARDO AUS RED BULL RACING +24.330s 12
5 FELIPE MASSA BRA WILLIAMS +58.979s 10
6 ROMAIN GROSJEAN FRA HAAS +72.081s 8
7 NICO HULKENBERG GER FORCE INDIA +74.199s 6
8 VALTTERI BOTTAS FIN WILLIAMS +75.153s 4
9 CARLOS SAINZ ESP TORO ROSSO +75.680s 2
10 MAX VERSTAPPEN NED TORO ROSSO +76.833s 1
11 JOLYON PALMER GBR RENAULT +83.399s 0
12 KEVIN MAGNUSSEN DEN RENAULT +85.606s 0
13 SERGIO PEREZ MEX FORCE INDIA +91.699s 0
14 JENSON BUTTON GBR MCLAREN +1 lap 0
15 FELIPE NASR BRA SAUBER +1 lap 0
16 PASCAL WEHRLEIN GER MANOR +1 lap 0
NC MARCUS ERICSSON SWE SAUBER DNF 0
NC KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN FIN FERRARI DNF 0
NC RIO HARYANTO INA MANOR DNF 0
NC ESTEBAN GUTIERREZ MEX HAAS DNF 0
NC FERNANDO ALONSO ESP MCLAREN DNF 0
NC DANIIL KVYAT RUS RED BULL RACING DNS 0

Fastest lap - Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, 1m 28.997s (lap 49)

Formula 1 Australia Qualifying Results

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1 44 LEWIS HAMILTON MERCEDES 1:23.837 14
2 6 NICO ROSBERG MERCEDES 1:24.197 13
3 5 SEBASTIAN VETTEL FERRARI 1:24.675 14
4 7 KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN FERRARI 1:25.033 13
5 33 MAX VERSTAPPEN TORO ROSSO 1:25.434 12
6 19 FELIPE MASSA WILLIAMS 1:25.458 12
7 55 CARLOS SAINZ TORO ROSSO 1:25.582 14
8 3 DANIEL RICCIARDO RED BULL RACING 1:25.589 15
9 11 SERGIO PEREZ FORCE INDIA 1:25.753 12
10 27 NICO HULKENBERG FORCE INDIA 1:25.865 14
11 77 VALTTERI BOTTAS WILLIAMS 1:25.961 9
12 14 FERNANDO ALONSO MCLAREN 1:26.125 9
13 22 JENSON BUTTON MCLAREN 1:26.304 9
14 30 JOLYON PALMER RENAULT 1:27.601 12
15 20 KEVIN MAGNUSSEN RENAULT 1:27.742 11
16 9 MARCUS ERICSSON SAUBER 1:27.435 9
17 12 FELIPE NASR SAUBER 1:27.958 7
18 26 DANIIL KVYAT RED BULL RACING 1:28.006 5
19 8 ROMAIN GROSJEAN HAAS 1:28.322 6
20 21 ESTEBAN GUTIERREZ HAAS 1:29.606 6
21 88 RIO HARYANTO MANOR 1:29.627 3
22 94 PASCAL WEHRLEIN MANOR 1:29.642 3

Note - Haryanto drops three grid places for pit-lane collision with Grosjean in FP3. Bottas drops five for unscheduled gearbox change.

Q1 107% Time - 1:31.325


2015 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix - Top 10


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Formula 1 Australia Race Results

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 LEWIS HAMILTON GBR MERCEDES 1:31:54.067 25
2 NICO ROSBERG GER MERCEDES +1.36s 18
3 SEBASTIAN VETTEL GER FERRARI +34.523s 15
4 FELIPE MASSA BRA WILLIAMS +38.196s 12
5 FELIPE NASR BRA SAUBER +95.149s 10
6 DANIEL RICCIARDO AUS RED BULL +1 lap 8
7 NICO HULKENBERG GER FORCE INDIA +1 lap 6
8 MARCUS ERICSSON SWE SAUBER +1 lap 4
9 CARLOS SAINZ ESP TORO ROSSO +1 lap 2
10 SERGIO PEREZ MEX FORCE INDIA +1 lap 1
Fastest lap - Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1m 30.945s (lap 50)

Formula 1 Australia Qualifying Results

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:28.586 1:26.894 1:26.327 16
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:28.906 1:27.097 1:26.921 14
3 Felipe Massa Williams 1:29.246 1:27.895 1:27.718 21
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:29.307 1:27.742 1:27.757 12
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:29.754 1:27.807 1:27.790 17
6 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:29.641 1:27.796 1:28.087 16
7 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:29.788 1:28.679 1:28.329 22
8 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:29.597 1:28.601 1:28.510 22
9 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:29.537 1:28.589 1:28.560 20
10 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:29.847 1:28.726 1:29.480 20
Q1 107% Time 1:34.787


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Formula 1 Australia Race Results


2014 FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne) * March 14 - 16, 2014

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 57 1:32:58.710 3 25
2 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 57 +26.7 secs 4 18
3 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 57 +30.0 secs 10 15
4 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 57 +35.2 secs 5 12
5 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 57 +47.6 secs 15 10
6 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 57 +50.7 secs 7 8
7 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 57 +57.6 secs 11 6
8 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 57 +60.4 secs 6 4
9 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 57 +63.5 secs 8 2
10 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 57 +85.9 secs 16 1

Formula 1 Australia Qualifying Results

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:31.699 1:42.890 1:44.231 22
2 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:30.775 1:42.295 1:44.548 20
3 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:32.564 1:42.264 1:44.595 21
4 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1:30.949 1:43.247 1:45.745 19
5 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:31.388 1:42.805 1:45.819 21
6 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 1:33.488 1:43.849 1:45.864 21
7 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:33.893 1:43.658 1:46.030 20
8 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 1:33.777 1:44.331 1:47.368 20
9 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1:31.228 1:44.242 1:48.079 21
10 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1:31.601 1:43.852 1:48.147 19

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX GALLERY!


2015 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

2015 FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne) * March 13 - 15, 2015

Great drive from Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) come in 2nd and 3rd!

Lewis Hamilton wins 2015 F1 Australian Grand Prix
Mercedes dominates again, with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg coming in 1st and 2nd, while Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari get podium with 3rd and and Felipe Massa Williams 4th.
Sauber scores points with both cars. While Felipe Nasr Sauber and Carlos Sainz Jr score points as first timers!

Qualifying - Awesome Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg and Felipe Massa to Melbourne pole

2015 Australian GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg and Felipe Massa
The Mercedes team dominates as expected, but it was super close behind them as Williams, Ferrari and Red Bull fought for position. Felipe Massa won the battle for 3rd, the Williams man the only to win pole outside of Mercedes in 2014.


2014 Australian GP: Rosberg wins 4th career Grand Prix in Australian

Race winner Nico Rosberg gets 1st Australian GP wins
Nico Rosberg wins Australian GP, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo (disqualified after race) and Kevin Magnussen (moves to 2nd place) make up podium in Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, Ricciardo and Rosberg make up top 3 qualifiers at Australian GP

Race winner Sebastian Vettel and now 4 time Formula 1 World Champion.

Lewis Hamilton denies Australian Daniel Ricciardo a maiden pole position in qualifying session in Melbourne, Australia.
Nico Rosberg was third fastest.


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