Gp Australia: 36 years of history and stories

F1 – The Australian Grand Prix will be staged for the thirty-sixth time in the history of the top category of motorsport. It returns to dispute after three years due to the pandemic COVID-19 which led the local government to tighten lockdown which in fact prohibited any kind of activity in which gatherings were possible. In addition to having placed a very heavy crackdown on people from foreign countries

Thirty-six months ago it was Valterri Bottas to win the GP ofAlbert Park. He was the fourth Finn to take the Australian GP home. The first to do so was Keke Rosberg which conquered the first edition that was held in Adelaidein 1985. Once the race on the oceanic continent closed the season: that was the last career victory, on the day ofexplicit Of Niki Lauda.

Keke Rosberg

It was played on November 3, on the Sunday that in the history of Italian football means the winning free kick of Maradona to Juventus, speaking of magic. On that day, for the French Philippe Streiffthere was the only podium of his career, while it was the first time in the points for Ivan Capelli.

On October 26, 1986 in Australia Stefan Johansson greeted the Ferrari with a third place, behind Alain Prost – world champion for the second consecutive time – e Nelson Piquet. Sixth place (therefore he obtained a point) Johnny Dumfriesat the last Grand Prix as (also) Patrick Tambay.

Cesare Fiorio and Alain Prost (Ferrari F1) analyze the lap times

In 1987 ad Adelaide Thierry Boutsen climbed for the first time on the podium in the race won by Gerhard Berger: for the Austrian it was the first victory in the grand prix held in the land of kangaroos. In 1989 the ocean event was staged fourteen days after the well-known facts of Suzuka: runner up Alessandro Nanniniwho previously had never managed to finish the race there.

The last time to AdelaideNovember 12, 1995, is concise with the only podium of Gianni Morbidelli. From the last Grand Prix of the season to the first: twenty-six years ago the World Championship began in Melbourne (first time atAlbert Park) And Jacques Villeneuve showed up in F1 behind the future world champion Damon Hill. Third Eddie Irvine, who will get his first victory on that track in 1999. In 2002 the Australian Mark Webber began in Circus going to points.

F1-Author: Antonio Capotosto – @capotostofunoat

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