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The Australian Grand Prix - In Pictures

Following a long off-season break that seemed to last for an eternity, the 2018 F1® season came racing back into our lives at Melbourne Park for the Australian Grand Prix.

The Official Ticket & Travel Program of Formula 1®, F1 Experiences was there to witness all of the action. Getting you closer to the sport than ever before, we offer unique access you simply cannot get anywhere else.

Here, we look back at some of our event access in pictures.


Our event access began on-track on Thursday, when we took an expert-led driving tour of the track with Sam Power, James Towers and Matt Brabham…

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…before stopping on the starting grid, where our clients stopped to pose for a photo with the race trophy...

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The day began with one of our lucky clients taking a ride in our custom-built two-seater. Reaching speeds of up to 250mph, he was taken around Albert Park by former Minardi driver Zsolt Baumgartner…

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A highlight inclusion of our fan packages, Insider Access to the F1 Paddock allows our guests to explore the most coveted stretch of concrete within F1, the illustrious Paddock. With stops at team garages, exploring the brand-new Safety Car with driver Bernd Mayländer, a photo opportunity on the famed podium and more, it was an unforgettable experience…

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We topped off the evening inside the Paddock Club. Here, our clients were treated to a beer and wine reception, fine dining cuisine and more before Force India’s Esteban Ocon joined us to look ahead to the weekend, sign autographs and pose for some photos…

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Despite the gloomy clouds overhead, spirits were high throughout the day as we were joined by F1’s Managing Director of Commercial Operations, Sean Bratches….

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…and Aussie racing legend and winner of 9 Grands Prix, Mark Webber…

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After 120 days, a new season of Formula 1 racing was upon us. Overlooking Turn 1, our Champions Club guests had the perfect vantage point to watch world champion Lewis Hamilton start from pole…

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In the end, it was his title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari who took the chequered flag, drawing first blood in this year’s title race…

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During Sunday’s racing, our Champions Club guests were joined by seven-time Australian Supercar winner Jamie Whincup, who himself had previously won the Melbourne 400 earlier in the day...

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Topping off a fantastic weekend in Melbourne, guests who had purchased a Legend Ticket Package enjoyed Podium Ceremony Access, which allowed them to be in the heart of the post-race celebrations…

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Get closer to Formula 1 than ever before in 2018 with an Official Ticket Package today.


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