HomeRegistrationsGet Set for the Australian Grand Prix and the start of the 2020 Formula 1 Season Jayne Henry March 11, 2020 Registrations Speedyreg – Australian Grand Prix We’ve been eagerly awaiting the roar of the engines, the excitement of F1 and all the thrills and spills the races always bring. So we’re all set for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Despite the postponement of the Chinese Grand Prix due to Coronavirus, and the plan to hold the Bahrain GP without spectators, the Australian round is set to go ahead as planned. The Australia race weekend is one of the best attended of the F1 races with around 100,000 spectators. This season is going to see the world watching Lewis Hamilton to see if he can secure a seventh world championship win and match the record set by the great Michael Schumacher. Tune in on Sky Sports F1 Practice 1 13th March On air from: 00:30 Start time: 01:00 Practice 2 13th March On air from: 04:45 Start time: 05:00 Practice 3 14th March On air from: 02:45 Start time: 03:00 Qualifying 14th March On air from: 05:00 Start time: 06:00 Grand Prix 15th March On air from: 03:00 Start time: 05:10 The Melbourne Circuit The Albert Park circuit at Melbourne has been used for the Grand Prix since 1996. This street circuit is set around the lake in the centre of Albert Park. It’s a 58 lap circuit with a circuit length of 5.303km giving a total race distance of 307.574km. The lap record here was set back in 2004 by Michael Schumacher and stands at 1:24.125. This is one of the fastest tracks in the F1 race calendar but overtaking here can be tricky. The circuit takes around 290,000 man hours to assemble each year. Great Race Ready with a Grand Prix Private Plate Are you all set for the 2020 Grand Prix Season? If you love motor sports, then how about a Grand Prix number plate? Buy yours now and you’ll be able to enjoy it all through the upcoming season. We’ve got some brilliant GP plates. Just type GP into the search box on our website and take your pick from our super selection. You could have the stunning 2 GP, or you could snap up 321 GP? We’ve got plenty more too such as 333 GP, 444 GP, GP 92 and 8080 GP. If the Australian Grand Prix is the highlight of the season for you, or perhaps you are Australian yourself, we’ve got some great AUS plates too starting at just £199. You could have 6 AUS, F20 AUS, V13 AUS or S6 AUS.