Melbourne officials flag F1 exit after 2015

Two influential officials have cast doubt on the future of Melbourne’s Australian Grand Prix. First, the city’s Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the annual event at Albert Park, contracted to host the race through 2015, is no longer value for money. “My judgment would be: get ready. Time’s up,” he wrote in the Sunday Herald ...

Circuit Profile: Australia Melbourne – Albert Park

Lap Distance: 3.295miles/5.2720km Lap Record: Michael Schumacher 1m24.125s Race Distance: 191.110miles/305.7760km Number of Laps: 58   Melbourne has become a firm favourite of the Formula 1 fraternity since it took over from Adelaide as the home of the Australian Grand Prix in 1996. The switch caused consternation, for Adelaide had been hugely popular both as ...