2019 Australian Grand Prix
The 2019 Australian Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019) was a Formula One motor race that was held on 17 March 2019 in Melbourne, Victoria. The race was contested over fifty-eight laps of the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and was the first round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship. The race marked the 84th race in the combined history of the Australian Grand Prix – which dates back to the 100 Miles Road Race of 1928 – the 24th time the event was held at the Albert Park circuit and the 35th time the Australian Grand Prix formed a part of the Formula One World Championship.
Lewis Hamilton entered the round as the defending World Drivers’ Champion and his team, Mercedes, are the defending World Constructors’ Champions. Hamilton got pole position for the race equalling the record for most poles at one Grand Prix (8), but it was his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas who won the Grand Prix from second on the grid.
Championship standings after the race
- Constructors’ Championship standings
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