Melbourne F1 Grand Prix
races and statistics on Melbourne F1 circuit

Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

Melbourne facts

Winners

The winner started from pole in 9 racess. In 5 occasions of them the driver has had the fastest lap. In 2003 David Coulthard won the race after he started from position 11 (the lowest).

Consecutively wins: (3) Michael Schumacher (2) Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel

Top drivers : Michael Schumacher (4); Jenson Button (3); Sebastian Vettel (3);

Top teams : Ferrari (8); McLaren (6); Mercedes (3);

Pole positions

Top drivers at grid Lewis Hamilton (7); Mika Hakkinen (3); Michael Schumacher (3);

Consecutively poles: (5) Lewis Hamilton (3) Mika Hakkinen (2) Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Jacques Villeneuve

In 2009 Jarno Trulli started the race from position 20 and finish on 3 (best jump).The worst finish was set by Daniel Ricciardo in 2014 when he started from 2 and finish on 22.

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Fastest laps

SeasonDriverFastest lap
2004 Michael Schumacher 1:24.125
2007 Kimi Raikkonen 1:25.235
2018 Daniel Ricciardo 1:25.945
2006 Kimi Raikkonen 1:26.045
2017 Kimi Raikkonen 1:26.538

clossest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Mika Hakkinen McLaren -00:00.702 David Coulthard McLaren 8 Mar 1998
Jenson Button Brawn -00:00.800 Rubens Barrichello Brawn 29 Mar 2009
Eddie Irvine Ferrari -00:01.026 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan 7 Mar 1999
Michael Schumacher Ferrari -00:01.717 David Coulthard McLaren 4 Mar 2001
Fernando Alonso Renault -00:01.829 Kimi Raikkonen McLaren 2 Apr 2006

bigest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Damon Hill Williams -00:38.020 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 10 Mar 1996
Nico Rosberg Mercedes -00:26.700 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 16 Mar 2014
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull -00:22.297 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 27 Mar 2011
David Coulthard McLaren -00:20.046 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 9 Mar 1997
Michael Schumacher Ferrari -00:18.628 Juan Pablo Montoya Williams 3 Mar 2002

F1 seasons

Season Winner Pole position
2018 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2017 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2016 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2015 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2014 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2013 Kimi Raikkonen Lotus Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
2012 Jenson Button McLaren Lewis Hamilton McLaren
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
2010 Jenson Button McLaren Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
2009 Jenson Button Brawn Jenson Button Brawn
2008 Lewis Hamilton McLaren Lewis Hamilton McLaren
2007 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari
2006 Fernando Alonso Renault Jenson Button Honda
2005 Giancarlo Fisichella Renault Giancarlo Fisichella Renault
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2003 David Coulthard McLaren Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2002 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
2001 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2000 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Mika Hakkinen McLaren
1999 Eddie Irvine Ferrari Mika Hakkinen McLaren
1998 Mika Hakkinen McLaren Mika Hakkinen McLaren
1997 David Coulthard McLaren Jacques Villeneuve Williams
1996 Damon Hill Williams Jacques Villeneuve Williams