Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit

Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
 

Facts

Location Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Time zone GMT+10 (GMT+11 DST)
Coordinates  
FIA Grade 1
Opened 20 November 1953
Re-opened: 7 March 1996
Major events FIA Formula One
Australian Grand Prix

 

Length 5.303 km (3.30 mi)
Turns 16
Lap record 1:24.125 (Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 2004)
Original Circuit
Length 5.027 km (3.124 mi)
Turns 9
Lap record 1:50.0 (Stirling Moss, Cooper-Climax, 1958, Formula Libre)

Lap records

Class Driver Vehicle Time Date
Original Circuit
Outright Stirling Moss Cooper Climax 1:50.0 30 November 1958
Grand Prix Circuit
Outright Michael Schumacher Ferrari F2004 1:24.125 7 March 2004
Racing Cars
Formula 1 Michael Schumacher Ferrari F2004 1:24.125 7 March 2004
Formula 3 Bruno Senna Dallara F304 Spiess Opel 1:50.8640 3 March 2006
Formula Ford Chaz Mostert Spectrum 012 Ford 2:04.4805 27 March 2010
Historic Racing Cars
Formula 5000 Ken Smith Lola T430 Chevrolet 1:55.2134 27 March 2010
Sports Cars
Carrera Cup Ben Barker Porsche 997 GT3 Cup 1:58.3646 26 March 2011
Australian GT Tony Quinn Aston Martin DBRS9 1:59.8539 27 March 2009
Aussie Racing Cars James Small Commodore-Yamaha 2:16.0196 15 March 2008
Touring Cars
V8 Supercar Craig Lowndes Holden VE Commodore 1:55.9682 25 March 2011
V8 Utes Kerry Wade Ford Falcon XR8 2:24.1712 30 March 2006