The 71st season of the Formula 1 World Championship will kick off in Australia on March 26th, after four months dying to see the F1 drivers back. The opening season will start one week later than usual in order to allow teams more time to adjust to the new F1 rule changes.

World Motor Sport Council confirmed some changes to this year’s rules regarding new procedures for wet weather standing starts, easing of helmet livery rules, no more stockpiling power units and fixed early-season tyre allocations.

The first Grand Prix will take place in Melbourne and will bring all F1 drivers on the Albert Park Lake track. The race lasts 58 laps and is covering a distance of 191.118 miles.

Nico Rosberg, will no longer take part in the intense battle but he is still closely following everything that is linked to F1. We were really glad to see him in Barcelona during the testing sessions. Furthermore, Ricciardo is again set to be one of the drivers to keep an eye on at the biggest motorsport event of the Australian calendar.

The Rolex Australian Grand Prix will represent a turning point for this year’s calendar and will be a fresh new start for all F1 lovers!

Amber Lounge cannot wait to see all the drivers back to their first event in Monaco on the 26th of May for three nights of wild parties.

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