TOP 5 FORMULA ONE MOMENTS AT THE AUSTRALIA GP

Melbourne is back! Let's look back at some of the best moments from the Australian GP. There have been many races in Australia, 84 to be exact have been held at the famous Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne 🇦🇺 There’s many moments to choose from like Villeneuve & Damon Hills battle back in 1996, Alesi running out of fuel in 1997… no seriously… he ran out of fuel, Bottas first win down under in 2019 & the funny quote “To who’m it may concern f**k you” 😆 but we think our top 5 tops all of these. So let’s get started. 


TOP 5 FORMULA ONE MOMENTS AT THE AUSTRALIA GP

5 - Brawn GP first race first win in 2009

Brawn debut started at the Australian GP in 2009 & to their surprise they actually won. In fact they won the drivers & constructors championship all in that year, It was Brawn's first & only season in F1. That's how you do it if you ask me! Drivers for that 2009 season were Jenson Button & Rubens Barrichello. Not only was it a P1 & P2 finish for Brawn but they also finished on pole & p2 in qualifying so it was a pretty successful weekend for the Brawn drivers. This one makes it into our top 5. 

Brawn GP Scenario Six

4 - Alonso Crash in 2016

So to this day I'm still trying to figure out how Fernando Alonso walked away from this crash. 👇👇

it was a clip at the back of Gutierrez HAAS which wiped out the front right wheel of Alonso's McLaren. This caused the McLaren to lose complete control & ended up doing 2 flips in the air before he came to a stop in the gravel. Alonso remarkably left this incident without a single scratch!

3 - Schumacher & Damon Hill Controversial Crash

This was a very controversial race. A fight between Damon Hill & Michael Schumacher which decided who was going to be crowned the Formula One World Champion for 1994. Due to a collision it caused both of them to retire their cars. By default Schumacher was crowned the champion. Some believe Schumacher cutting off Hill was on purpose because he knew he was about to be overtaken but never the less Schumacher got the win & the championship for that year.

2 - Jenson Button Chequered Flag Burn Up

A crazy moment in 2006 where buttons Honda caught on fire on the last corner of the Australian GP. He was literally meters away from the chequered flag but unfortunately all he could do was stare at the waving flag a few meters away while his car is up in flames. I'm pretty sure its the first & only time this has ever happened... 

Jenson Button Honda In Flames 2006 Australian GP

1 - First Lap Chaos At The Australian GP In 2002

It all started with Ralf Schumacher hitting the back of Rubens Barrichello Ferrari and from there it was just extreme chaos. With 8 cars having to disqualify before even getting round the first corner. In fact 14 cars ended up retiring in total in this race due to technical faults & other collisions that went on during the race, Meaning only 8 cars made it to the finish line. 😆 Crazy events which again don't think have happened since. 

Big first lap crash at the Australia GP in 2002 shows Ralf Schumacher flying over Ruben Barrichello's red Ferrari

There's been some incredible moments happen at the Australian GP and we are looking forward to this weekend! Who are you rooting for? Join the discussion inside of our discord which will be launching this weekend! Keep an eye out for announcements on our Instagram @scenariosix.

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