2018 Formula 1™ Rolex Australian Grand Prix
The 2018 Formula 1™ Rolex Australian Grand Prix is the first Formula One race of the year and is held at Albert Park in Melbourne. The event was held annually since 1928 at various venues in Australia before it became part of the Formula One championship in 1985. The race was held at the Adelaide Street Circuit in Adelaide from 1985 to 1995, before moving to Melbourne in 1996.
The Australian Grand Prix is the first round of the Championship, having been the first race of each year, excluding 2006, since the event moved to Melbourne. During its years in Adelaide, the it was the final round of the Championship, replacing the Portuguese Grand Prix in that respect. As the final round of the season, there was a handful of memorable races, most notably the 1986 and 1994 event which saw those respective titles decided.
In terms of Grand Prix victories, Michael Schumacher and Ferrari are the most successful driver and team respectively.
The 2018 Formula 1™ Rolex Australian Grand Prix will be held at Albert Park, Melbourne 22-25 March 2018.
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