Full details of Albert Park modifications revealed

Organisers today have offered further details on the circuit modifications underway at Albert Park.

Speedcafe.com revealed in January that the Australian Grand Prix Corporation was to embark on significant works at the Formula 1 venue this year.

With those works now underway, the full extent of the modifications to the circuit have been confirmed.

The approach to Turn 1

Turn 1
Widening of corner by 2.5 metres – drivers’ right

The view from inside the Turn 3 apex

Turn 3
Widening of corner by four metres – drivers’ right
Camber adjustment

Turn 6 has been widened by 7.5 metres

Turn 6
Widening of corner by 7.5 metres – drivers’ right

The chicane at Turns 9 and 10 will soon be no more

Turns 9/10
Chicane removed to create a straight, creating the possibility of a fourth DRS zone

The new Turn 13 from where the gravel trap would normally be

Turn 13
Realignment of Ross Gregory Drive and slight extension of Lakeside Drive to create a tightened corner (between Turns 13 and 14)
Widening of corner by three metres – drivers’ right
Camber adjustment

Turn 15
Widening of corner by 3.5 metres – drivers’ right
Camber adjustment

Pit Lane
Widened by two metres (completed late 2020)

CLICK HERE to see all the changes from the air

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