Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia

Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia

An unusual but likeable location for a track, Albert Park can be found just outside the Melbourne CBD. Usually the season opener for F1 it gets plenty of attention from media as well as fans alike. For a city circuit though it is unusual in that its road surfaces are smooth and are not subjected to a huge amount of everyday traffic life.

Its pleasant waterside park-like environment is certainly one of its drawcards, as is its relative ease to learn and drive, and at 5.3Km its quite long too. Although hosting other small races from time to time, it only really gets prepared and used once a year for F1, and rumours are that Bernie wants a night time race on the Gold Coast. Strewth, crikey mate!

Visit the Albert Park website.

By Phil Clark

An unusual but likeable location for a track, Albert Park can be found just outside the Melbourne CBD. Usually the season opener for F1 it gets plenty of attention from media as well as fans alike. For a city circuit though it is unusual in that its road surfaces are smooth and are not subjected to a huge amount of everyday traffic life.

Its pleasant waterside park-like environment is certainly one of its drawcards, as is its relative ease to learn and drive, and at 5.3Km its quite long too. Although hosting other small races from time to time, it only really gets prepared and used once a year for F1, and rumours are that Bernie wants a night time race on the Gold Coast. Strewth, crikey mate!

Visit the Albert Park website.

By Phil Clark

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