2008 Australia Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Melbourne circuit. Full information

2008 Australia Grand Prix poster

2008 Australia Grand Prix poster

2008 Australia Grand Prix

2008 Australia Grand Prix is 786th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Melbourne circuit. Lewis Hamilton won the pole position and this race. This was his 5th victory. Nick Heidfeld and Nico Rosberg also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 58 laps (308 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 2007 Brazil Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 2008 Malaysia Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2008 Australia Grand Prix

157th victory for the McLaren team
5th victory for the Lewis Hamilton
13th podium for the Lewis Hamilton
8th podium for the Nick Heidfeld
1st podium for the Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton - Winner of the 2008 Australia Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton - Winner of the 2008 Australia Grand Prix

2008 Australia Grand Prix

2008 Australia Grand Prix

McLaren MP4-23 - 2008 Australia Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4-23 - 2008 Australia Grand Prix winner

2008 Australia Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Lewis Hamilton 10.00  1h 34m 50.616s  ( 194.578 km/h ) 58 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
2 Nick Heidfeld 8.00  1h 34m 56.094s  ( +05.478s ) 58 BMW Sauber F1 Team
3 Nico Rosberg 6.00  1h 34m 58.779s  ( +08.163s ) 58 AT&T Williams
4 Fernando Alonso 5.00  1h 35m 07.797s  ( +17.181s ) 58 ING Renault F1 Team
5 Heikki Kovalainen 4.00  1h 35m 08.630s  ( +18.014s ) 58 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
6 Kazuki Nakajima 3.00   57 AT&T Williams
7 Sébastien Bourdais 2.00  Transmission 55 Scuderia Toro Rosso
8 Kimi Raikkonen 1.00  Engine 53 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
dsq Rubens Barrichello 0  Don't respect red light 1h 35m 43.069s  ( +52.453s ) 58 Honda Racing F1 Team
ab Robert Kubica 0  Collision 47 BMW Sauber F1 Team
ab Timo Glock 0  Accident 43 Panasonic Toyota Racing
ab Takuma Sato 0  Transmission 32 Super Aguri Formula 1 Team
ab Nelsinho Piquet 0  Collision 30 ING Renault F1 Team
ab Felipe Massa 0  Engine 29 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
ab David Coulthard 0  Collision 25 Red Bull Racing
ab Jarno Trulli 0  Electrics 19 Panasonic Toyota Racing
ab Adrian Sutil 0  Hydraulics 8 Force India F1 Team
ab Mark Webber 0  Collision 0 Red Bull Racing
ab Sebastian Vettel 0  Collision 0 Scuderia Toro Rosso
ab Jenson Button 0  Collision 0 Honda Racing F1 Team
ab Anthony Davidson 0  Collision 0 Super Aguri Formula 1 Team
ab Giancarlo Fisichella 0  Collision 0 Force India F1 Team

List of all cars for the 2008 Australia Grand Prix on the Melbourne circuit

Williams FW30

Toyota RVX-08 V8 2.4

Honda RA108

Honda RA808E V8 2.4

McLaren MP4-23

Mercedes FO 108V V8 2.4

Renault R28

Renault RS27 V8 2.4

Toro Rosso STR2B

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

Force India VJM01

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

BMW Sauber F1.08

BMW P86/8 V8 2.4

Toyota TF108

Toyota RVX-08 V8 2.4

Ferrari F2008

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

Red Bull RB4

Renault RS27 V8 2.4

Super Aguri SA08A

Honda RA808E V8 2.4