Date set for 2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix Company confirmed at this time that subsequent 12 months’s occasion will run from 30 March – 2 April, with Formulation 1 on monitor from 31 March.

That may make the race the third spherical of the Formulation 1 world championship for the second 12 months working.

Whereas having historically been the opening spherical all through the Melbourne period, the occasion is now set to drift within the first three rounds of every season as a part of a recently-signed contract extension.

As a part of the brand new settlement Albert Park is just assured 5 season-openers between now and 2035.

The AGP will open the 2024 and 2025 seasons with the opposite three opening slots to be unfold throughout the last decade that follows.

The 2023 race, in the meantime, is shaping up as a big one given the chance of there being a Melbourne-born driver on the grid for the primary time.

Oscar Piastri is broadly anticipated to finish up in a race seat subsequent season with McLaren which, would make him the third Australian to compete in his residence race through the Melbourne period after Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo, and the primary from Melbourne itself.

Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18

Sergio Perez, Pink Bull Racing RB18

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Whether or not there shall be two Australians on the grid shouldn’t be but fully clear, given Ricciardo is predicted to lose his McLaren seat to make approach for Piastri.

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The Perth-born driver may land again at Alpine in a straight swap, of types, given Piastri’s try to separate from the French producer.

The 2023 AGP can even function an all-new undercard with FIA Formulation 2 and Formulation 3 to race in Australia for the primary time.

Supercars can even maintain a points-paying spherical at Albert Park, the occasion more likely to be both the second or third spherical following the Newcastle 500 and maybe the Tasmania SuperSprint in March.

Past that there might not be a lot room for native helps, although, with Carrera Cup regarded as the favorite if there’s a fourth slot out there.

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