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2006 Malaysian GP
2005 Australian GP

2006 Australian GP

2006 San Marino GP
2007 Australian GP
 LXXI  Foster's Australian Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties

Details
DateSunday 2 April 2006
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitMelbourne
Event FormatRace of 58 laps
Race3 of 18
Championship race753
Circuit
Laps57
Circuit Perimeter5303 m
Race Distance5303 × 58 = 307.574 km (scheduled)
5303 × 57 = 302.271 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
Track Temperature28°C
Air Temperature20°C
Humidity47%
Air Pressure1016.0 mBar
Wind Speed0.7 m/s (from the East)
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers13
Pit stops35
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesFernando Alonso - 10th Win (Driver)
Lucky Strike Honda F1 - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Michelin - 2000th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Team McLaren Mercedes - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMichael Schumacher (33),
2. Most 6th Fastest LapsRubens Barrichello (19),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1672),
4. Most 9th Place QualificationsJacques Villeneuve (19)

Championships
1 Fernando Alonso 28 
same
2 Giancarlo Fisichella 14 
up
3 Kimi Räikkönen 14 
up
4 Michael Schumacher 11 
down
5 Jenson Button 11 
down
6 Juan Pablo Montoya 9 
down
7 Ralf Schumacher 7 
up
8 Nick Heidfeld 5 
up
9 Jacques Villeneuve 5 
same
10 Felipe Massa 4 
down
11 Mark Webber 3 
down
12 Nico Rosberg 2 
down
 Rubens Barrichello 2 
up
14 David Coulthard 1 
down
 Christian Klien 1 
down
1 Renault / Renault 42 
same
2 McLaren / Mercedes 23 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 15 
down
4 Honda / Honda 13 
same
5 BMW / BMW 10 
up
6 Toyota / Toyota 7 
up
7 Williams / Cosworth 5 
down
8 Red Bull / Ferrari 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 12Car 3
EntrantMild Seven Renault F1 TeamLucky Strike Honda F1Team McLaren Mercedes
DriverFernando AlonsoJenson ButtonKimi Räikkönen
CarRenault R26Honda RA106McLaren MP4/21
EngineRenault RS26Honda RA806EMercedes FO108S
Time1:34'27.8701'25.2291'26.045
Speed191.990 km/h223.994 km/h221.870 km/h
Podium
 RecipientTrophy Presented By
WinnerFernando AlonsoThe Honourable Steve BracksPremier of Victoria
2nd PlaceKimi RäikkönenRonald Walker AC CBEChairman AGPC
3rd PlaceRalf SchumacherColin OsbournePresident Confederations of AMS
Winning ConstructorRenault (represented by Rod Nelson)Trever O'HoyPresident and CEO Foster's Group Ltd


Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties