2016 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Points Graph
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Participations Matrix
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
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o  Events
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2015 Abu Dhabi GP
2015 Australian GP

2016 Australian GP

2016 Bahrain GP
2017 Australian GP
 LXXXI  Rolex Australian Grand Prix

Event Overview • SessionsEntry ListPenalties
Qualifying Session 1Session 2Session 3Overall
Race Starting GridClassificationLap by LapFastest LapsLaps LedPit Stops

DateSunday 20 March 2016
Start time17:00
Event Australian GP
Circuit Melbourne
Event FormatRace of 58 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 21 in 2016
#936 (of all time)
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
Pit stops45
Jolyon Palmer (Driver),
Pascal Wehrlein (Driver),
Rio Haryanto (Driver),
Haas (Car Manufacturer),
Manor (Car Manufacturer),
TAG-Heuer (Engine Manufacturer),
Ferrari SF16-H (Car Model),
Force India VJM09 (Car Model),
Haas VF-16 (Car Model),
Manor MRT05 (Car Model),
McLaren MP4/31 (Car Model),
   Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid (Car Model),
Red Bull RB12 (Car Model),
Renault RS16 (Car Model),
Sauber C35 (Car Model),
Toro Rosso STR11 (Car Model),
Williams FW38 (Car Model),
Haas F1 Team (Entrant),
Manor Racing MRT (Entrant),
McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team (Entrant),
Renault Sport Formula One Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 77 – 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
TAG-Heuer – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
 Lewis Hamilton – 50th Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Mercedes (12.55%),
2. Highest 16th Place Finish Ratio Pascal Wehrlein (100.00%)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (709),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (1010),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (1142),
4. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (230),
5. Most Races Led Ferrari (529),
6. Most Laps Led Ferrari (13929),
7. Most Race Entries Ferrari (2038),
8. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (238),
9. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (220)

World Championship standings
1  Nico Rosberg 25 
2  Lewis Hamilton 18 
3  Sebastian Vettel 15 
4  Daniel Ricciardo 12 
5  Felipe Massa 10 
6  Romain Grosjean 8 
7  Nico Hülkenberg 6 
8  Valtteri Bottas 4 
9  Carlos Sainz 2 
10  Max Verstappen 1 
1  Mercedes / Mercedes 43 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 15 
3  Williams / Mercedes 14 
4  Red Bull / TAG-Heuer 12 
5  Haas / Ferrari 8 
6  Force India / Mercedes 6 
7  Toro Rosso / Ferrari 3 

 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 6Car 44Car 3
EntrantMercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamMercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamRed Bull Racing
Driver Nico Rosberg Lewis Hamilton Daniel Ricciardo
Car Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid Red Bull RB12
EngineMercedes PU106C HybridMercedes PU106C HybridTAG-Heuer
Speed167.526 km/h227.713 km/h214.511 km/h