Australian Grandstand Tickets And Grand Prix Circuit map
VIEWING IN GENERAL
Detailed seating information and the location of all the grandstands is set out in the circuit maps. The seating on all grandstands for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix is open air e.g. not covered it is recommended to prepare for all weather conditions e.g. sunscreen, umbrellas, hats, etc.
All grandstands, including 4 of the 6 general admission mounds areas offer superscreen viewing. Usually tickets for the more popular grandstands, like the Jones, Brabham and Prost grandstands tend to sell out first for the Australian Grand Prix.
AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX GRANDSTAND TICKETS
Before considering the most appropriate package that best suits your Australian Grand Prix requirements, it is important to note the location and benefits of each of the tickets for the various grandstands, we have on offer. We suggest that you refer to the attached circuit maps for details on where to watch the world’s best grand prix.
Jones Grandstand View imagesView: First chicane – Turns 1 and 2. Superscreen: Yes. Highlights: Located on Turn 1 at the end of the pit straight were the racing cars reach about 310km/h. From this grandstand you can see both Turn 1, a third gear right hand corner, immediately followed by Turn 2, a left hander, making it almost a chicane. The superscreen directly opposite the grandstand, puts you in the thick of the drama for the duration of the race. The bars and catering nearby let you refuel and relive the excitement at your own pace. Wheelchair Access: Yes, adjacent to Jones Grandstand.
Brabham grandstand View imagesView: Turns 1 and 2. Superscreen: Yes. Highlights: Located on the inside of the circuit on Turn 2, you will be as close as you can get to all the drama and action of Turns 1 and 2. The racing cars will take Turn 1 at about 135km/h and will accelerate all the way through Turn 2, reaching about 200km/h at its apex. The superscreen opposite the grandstand will ensure that you do not to loose track of the proceedings and make your race experience so much more enjoyable. The bars and a smorgasbord of food stalls directly behind the grandstand make for a perfect pit stop.
Fangio grandstand View imagesView: The Start/Finish Line, Main Straight, Pit Garages and Podium Ceremony. Superscreen: Yes, 3 Superscreens directly opposite. Highlights: Formula One heaven! If you’re a flag-waving team fanatic, it’s the only place to be – you have an unrivalled view of the pre-race entertainment and the split-second drama of all the pit stops. Even better, you’re in the perfect spot to see the excitement of the start and finish and the victory celebrations. The Restaurant Village, exclusive to grandstand and corporate patrons, is located directly behind the Fangio Grandstand.
Prost grandstand View imagesView: Turns 15 and 16 Superscreen: Yes, diagonally opposite. Highlights: The Prost grandstand is located on Turn 16 the final corner of the circuit leading onto the pit straight. The corner is taken around 150km/h in 3rd gear and a good exit from this corner is crucial for the speed the racing cars carry down the pit straight. This is a very popular stand and is normally sold out first. It also offers you a view of Turn 15 and start of the pit straight. The superscreen opposite this grandstand intensifies the drama as it magnifies the action. You can let your pulse get back to normal in the bars and food outlets nearby. Wheelchair Access: Yes, directly in front of row A.
Moss grandstand View imagesView: Start/Finish line, Main Straight, Pit Lane Exit. Superscreen: Yes, diagonally opposite. Highlights: Just meters from the start/finish line, you’ll be right there for the start and for every sensational finish – not to mention the white-knuckle drama associated with rejoining the race after a tense, hectic pit-stop. The superscreen ensures you see it all, up close and personal. Between events, relax and catch up with friends and fellow supporters in the Restaurant Village just a short stroll away – it’s exclusive to grandstand and corporate patrons.
Senna grandstand View imagesView: Pit Lane Entry, Pit Straight, Turn16. Superscreen: Yes, directly opposite. Highlights: The Senna Grandstand is located at the start of pit straight. It offers you great views of the main pit straight and pit entry plus a direct view of the final Turn 16. The corner is taken around 150km/h in 3rd gear and a good exit from this corner is crucial for the speed the racing cars carry down the pit straight. A good and cheaper alternative to the Prost Grandstand, which is usually the first to sell out. The rest of the action is larger than life with a superscreen positioned directly opposite the grandstand. Food, bars and the Restaurant Village nearby keep you going throughout the day.
Schumacher grandstand View imagesView: Turns 15, 16 and Pit Lane Entry. Superscreen: Yes, diagonally opposite. Highlights: The Schumacher Stand is situated on the exit Turn 15, a very tight second gear 80km/h left-hand corner. The grandstand also offers you a good view of the pit lane entry. If you’re taking a camera, this grandstand is ideally positioned. You will also see the racing cars accelerate into the final corner, Turn 16 taken at about 150km/h and leading onto the pit straight. The superscreen opposite keeps the drama ‘supercharged’ for the duration of the race. Food and bar facilities are just minutes away to keep you refueled all day. Wheelchair Access: Yes, directly in front of row A.
Clark grandstand View imagesView: Turns 9 and 10. Superscreen: Yes, diagonally opposite. Highlights: The Clark Grandstand provides good viewing of two extremely fast and one slow corner. It is located on Turn 9 and is a second gear right-hand corner, which requires extremely hard braking from the racing drivers. From this grandstand you can also see the racing cars exiting from Turn 8 a long flat out right-hander and the fastest corner on the circuit. From Turn 9 the track makes a fast switch into a long left-hander Turn 10, which demands a high level of care and concentration from the drivers. With a superscreen diagonally opposite, you’ll have exhilarating views of the entire race. The Clark Stand is close to the golf course entertainment area, which includes the Super Bar, the annual F1 Expo and nearby food outlets, which will help you keep your energy up for the day.
Waite grandstand View imagesView: Turns 11 and 12. Superscreen: Yes, diagonally opposite. Highlights: The Waite Grandstand, situated on the eastern side of the Lake at Turn 12 provides excellent high speed viewing of the race. It offers panoramic viewing of the very challenging Turns 11 and 12, which in effect forms a fast and very difficult fourth-gear chicane. The drivers will take both left-hand and right-hand parts of this chicane at around 210km/h, before accelerating back up to 300km/h on the following short straight. The superscreen diagonally opposite ensures you won’t miss a second of the race. If you feel like a walk, you’ll find the golf course entertainment areas, Super Bar, the annual Australian F1 Expo and food facilities conveniently close by.
Piquet grandstand View imagesView: Turns 14. Superscreen: Yes, directly opposite. Highlights: Located at the end of the Turn 14 run-off, another fast 4th gear corner, which the drivers approach at about 230km/h before braking down to about 180km/h. After exiting this corner they accelerate back up to about 245km/h before dropping to second gear for the very slow Turn 15. With a superscreen directly opposite you, you will be able to see all the thrills and spills taking place on other parts of the circuit. Relive the drama or review the race over a drink at the bar or a bite at the food outlets nearby.
A 4-day general admission ticket allows you the freedom to roam the circuit and check out the action from a number of different vantage points for the duration 4-day racing activities and programs. The Australian Grand Prix circuit has six huge viewing mounds strategically located around the circuit, four of which have superscreen viewing so you don’t miss any of the action. Your general admission ticket also includes free access to the circuit’s public attractions like the usually presented GP Expo and F1 Exhibition please refer to the circuit maps below.
Albert Park is in effect a street circuit. The best viewing, if you get there early enough, is in fact from “Brocky’s Hill” in the general admission area, where you can see 3 corners in one panorama. Seats offer limited viewing of what you see before you. The other place which offers exciting viewing is the general admission area beyond turn 3, where grip is often an issue, you can watch the cars work up through the gears, and, usually, 2 tv screens offer a view of the cars coming towards and going away from you. Some negotiation is required to see the turn 3 screen but it can be done.