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updated March 16, 2008

GP Australia 2008

Albert Park - March 16

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Result of GP Australia 2008
after 58 laps 307.574km

  1. Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Bridgestone 1:34:50.616 194.577kph
  2. Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber F1 Team Bridgestone +5.478
  3. Nico Rosberg *** AT&T Williams Bridgestone +8.163
  4. Fernando Alonso ING Renault F1 Team Bridgestone +17.181
  5. Heikki Kovalainen Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Bridgestone +18.014
  6. Kazuki Nakajima ** AT&T Williams Bridgestone +1 lap
  7. Sebastien Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone +3 laps DNF engine
  8. Kimi Räikkönen Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone +5 laps DNF engine
Not classified:
Robert Kubica BMW Sauber F1 Team Bridgestone lap 48 accident
Timo Glock Panasonic Toyota Racing Bridgestone lap 44 spin
Takuma Sato Super Aguri F1 Bridgestone lap 33 no drive
Nelson Piquet ING Renault F1 Team Bridgestone lap 31 damaged rear
Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone lap 30 engine
David Coulthard Red Bull Racing Bridgestone lap 26 accident
Jarno Trulli **** Panasonic Toyota Racing Bridgestone lap 20 battery
Adrian Sutil Force India F1 Team Bridgestone lap 9 hydraulics
Sebastian Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone lap 1 accident
Jenson Button Honda Racing F1 Team Bridgestone lap 1 accident
Mark Webber Red Bull Racing Bridgestone lap 1 accident
Giancarlo Fisichella Force India F1 Team Bridgestone lap 1 accident
Anthony Davidson Super Aguri F1  Bridgestone lap 1 accident
Disqualified
Rubens Barrichello * Honda Racing F1 Team Bridgestone +52.453
 Fastest Race Lap  Heikki Kovalainen - McLaren 1:27.418 on lap 43 218.385kph
* Barrichello finished 6th, disqualified for driving through a red light leaving pit lane
** Nakajima gets a 10 places penalty for the next race for causing a collision
*** Rosberg gets a reprimand for ignoring a yellow flag
**** Trulli gets a reprimand for ignoring a yellow flag
Sunny Air 36-38°C, Track 46-51°C

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Qualifying GP Australia 2008

  First Second Third
  1. Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Bridgestone 1:26.572 1:25.187 1:26.714
  2. Robert Kubica BMW Sauber F1 Team Bridgestone 1:26.103  1:25.315 1:26.869
  3. Heikki Kovalainen Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Bridgestone 1:25.664 1:25.452 1:27.079
  4. Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:25.994 1:25.691 1:27.178
  5. Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber F1 Team Bridgestone 1:25.960 1:25.518 1:27.236
  6. Jarno Trulli Panasonic Toyota Racing Bridgestone 1:26.427 1:26.101 1:28.527
  7. Nico Rosberg AT&T Williams Bridgestone 1:26.295 1:26.059 1:28.687
  8. David Coulthard Red Bull Racing Bridgestone 1:26.381 1:26.063 1:29.041
  9. Timo Glock * Panasonic Toyota Racing Bridgestone 1:26.919 1:26.164 1:29.593
10. Sebastian Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone 1:26.702 1:25.842 DNF
11. Rubens Barrichello Honda Racing F1 Team Bridgestone 1:26.369 1:26.173 -
12. Fernando Alonso ING Renault F1 Team Bridgestone 1:26.907     1:26.188 -
13. Jenson Button ** Honda Racing F1 Team Bridgestone 1:26.712 1:26.259 -
14. Kazuki Nakajima AT&T Williams Bridgestone 1:26.891 1:26.891 -
15. Mark Webber Red Bull Racing Bridgestone 1:26.914 DNF -
16. Kimi Räikkönen Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:26.140 - -
17. Giancarlo Fisichella ** Force India F1 Team Bridgestone 1:27.207 - -
18. Sebastien Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone 1:27.446 - -
19. Adrian Sutil Force India F1 Team Bridgestone 1:27.859 - -
20. Takuma Sato Super Aguri F1 Team Bridgestone 1:28.208 - -
21. Nelson Piquet ING Renault F1 Team Bridgestone 1:28.330 - -
22. Anthony Davidson Super Aguri F1 Team Bridgestone 1:29.059 - -
* Timo Glock drops 10 places on the grid: 5-place penalty for gearbox change, and 5-place penalty for impeding Mark Webber during qualifying
** Button and Fisichella get a reprimand for ignoring yellow flag
Clear & sunny, Air 22-25°C, Track 37-42°C
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Circuit Albert Park

Race Distance 5.303Km x 58Laps, 307.574km
Numbers of times this GP held 15 Times
First year this GP held 1994
Lap Time Records
Qualify : 1'24"408 (Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 2004)
Final : 1'24"125 (Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 2004)
Latest winners
2007 : Kimi Räikkönen / Ferrari 1 25'28"770
2006 : Fernando Alonso / Renault 1 34'27"870
2005 : Giancarlo Fisichella / Renault 1 24'17"336
2004 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 1 24'15"757
2003 : David Coulthard / McLaren : 1 34'42"124
2002 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 25'36"792
2001 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 38'26"533
2000 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 34'01"987
1999 : Eddie Irvine / Ferrari : 1 35'01"659
1998 : Mika Hakkinen / McLaren Mercedes : 1 31'45"996
1997 : David Coulthard / McLaren Mercedes : 1 30'28"718
1996 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1 32'50"491
1995 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1 49'15"946 (Adelaide)
1994 : Nigel Mansell / Williams Renault : 1 47'51"480 (Adelaide)