Formula 1

Rolex Australian Grand Prix

Verstappen beats Hamilton to win triple red-flagged Australian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen emerged victorious following a chaotic and confusing finish to the Australian Grand Prix that saw carnage unfold following two red flag restarts with two laps remaining.

Race Positions
1
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen
Red Bull
2:32:38.371
Laps: 58
Pits: 3
2
Britain
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
+0.179
Laps: 58
Pits: 3
3
Spain
Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso
Aston Martin
+0.769
Laps: 58
Pits: 3
4
Canada
Lance Stroll
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin
+3.082
Laps: 58
Pits: 3
5
Mexico
Sergio Pérez
Sergio Pérez
Red Bull
+3.320
Laps: 58
Pits: 5
6
Britain
Lando Norris
Lando Norris
McLaren
+3.701
Laps: 58
Pits: 3
Circuit Information
Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
Circuit Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
Location Melbourne, Australia Circuit Type Street
Circuit Length 5.303 km Circuit Distance 307.574 km
No. of Laps 58 No. of Turns 16
Lap Record: 1:24.125 Michael Schumacher (2004)
Sessions
FP1
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
1:18.790

Mar 30, 2023

Finished

FP2
Spain
Fernando Alonso
1:18.887

Mar 30, 2023

Finished

FP3
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
1:17.565

Mar 31, 2023

Finished

Qual
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
1:16.732

Mar 31, 2023

Finished

Race
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
2:32:38.371

Apr 01, 2023

Finished

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