Australian GP: The Fastest F1 Lap and Track Record at Albert Park Before Layout Changes

Australian GP: The Fastest F1 Lap and Track Record at Albert Park Before Layout Changes

The Australian Grand Prix has been the host for the opening race in F1 since 1996. Since then, many drivers have been pushing the bounds on the monitor to get the quickest lap. There are some adjustments being made to the monitor, giving the drivers an additional 5 seconds.

The Melbourne circuit goes underneath some adjustments because the race might be held within the month of November. The most seen change will come at flip 9/10. There will some sectors that might be widened to offer extra wheel-to-wheel racing.


The Australian GP was purported to be the primary race of the 2021 season. However, with the pandemic nonetheless occurring, the opening race was held in Bahrain with the thought of getting the race at Albert Park later within the 12 months.

The enhancements may give a driver a lift for the Australian Grand Prix

The present quickest lap at Albert Park is held by Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton, when in 2019 throughout Q3, he put in a lap time of 1.20.486. However, it was his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, who received the race.

Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in motion in the course of the race Pool through REUTERS/Giuseppe Cacace

Another document is held by F1 legend & seven-time world champion, Michael Schumacher, who set a lap document of  1.24.125 within the 2004 race. Now, with the brand new adjustments coming in, a brand new document might be set at Albert Park.

The new modifications will enhance racing in Australia

The information that was studied by AGPC prompt that that the attainable lap time might be round 1.15.8. This additionally signifies that automobiles might be given an additional 15 Kmph and a brand new high pace of 330 whereas heading into flip 11. It can even have a 5.4 G Force that the drivers must undergo.


McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo who hails from Australia is happy concerning the change and stated, “Widening some of the apexes, creating more of a straight in some places to allow for an opportunity for more slipstreaming… that was the priority and I’m very confident that it’s going to be good.”

The followers must wait until the twenty first of November after they see the monitor again in motion and the automobiles being pushed to their restrict across the new and improved circuit because the drivers try and set the quickest lap.

Will Hamilton set the quickest lap once more or will some else on the grid will steal Mercedes’s driver highlight?

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