Australian Grand Prix: Everything You Need To Know

We've got you covered ahead of the third race of the Formula One season
08:00, 29 Mar 2023

The 2023 Formula One season might only be three races in but it’s already heating up, and things could reach boiling point at this weekend’s showdown in Melbourne with the battle between Red Bull stars Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez set to dominate once again.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Australian Grand Prix.

Where: Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia 

How To Watch: Sky Sports F1. Build-up to Sunday’s race will begin at 4:30am.



Drivers press conference, 3.30am (GMT)


Practice One, 2.30am
Practice Two, 6am


Practice Three, 2.30am
Qualifying, 6am


Australian Grand Prix, 6am

The Track:

First Grand Prix: 1996

Laps: 58

Circuit Length: 5.278km

Distance: 306.124km 

Lap Record: 1:20.260 (Charles Leclerc, 2022) 

2022 Winner: Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Betfred Odds:

Race Winner - Driver

Max Verstappen: 4/11

Sergio Perez: 5/1

Fernando Alonso: 9/1

Charles Lecerc: 20/1

Lewis Hamilton: 25/1 

George Russell: 25/1

Carlos Sainz: 40/1

Lance Stroll: 100/1

Esteban Ocon: 300/1

Pierre Gasly: 300/1

Lando Norris: 500/1

Oscar Piastri: 500/1

Kevin Magnussen: 750/1

Nico Hulkenberg: 750/1

Valtteri Bottas: 750/1

Nyck De Vries: 1000/1

Guanyu Zhou: 1000/1

Alex Albon: 1000/1

Logan Sargeant: 1000/1

Yuki Tsunoda: 1000/1

Race Winner - Team

Red Bull: 1/7

Aston Martin: 9/1

Ferrari: 14/1

Mercedes: 14/1

Alpine: 200/1

Mclaren: 400/1

Haas: 500/1

Alfa Romeo: 500/1

Williams: 750/1

Alphatauri: 750/1

Current Drivers’ Standings (Top Ten)

Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing), 44PTS

Sergio Perez (Red Bull Racing), 43PTS

Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin), 30PTS

Carlos Sainz (Ferrari), 20PTS

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 20PTS

George Russell (Mercedes), 18PTS

Lance Stroll (Aston Martin), 8PTS

Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), 6PTS

Valteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo), 4PTS

Esteban Ocon (Alpine), 4PTS

Current Constructor Standings

Red Bull Racing, 87PTS

Aston Martin, 38PTS

Mercedes, 38PTS

Ferrari, 26PTS

Alpine, 8PTS

Alfa Romeo, 4PTS

Haas, 1PTS

Williams, 1PTS

AlphaTauri, 0PTS

McLaren, 0PTS

Betfred's Australian Open Odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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