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Australian Grand Prix Preview: What To Expect at Albert Park

So after a politically-induced delay, the 2011 Formula One Season finally kick-starts on the 27th of March—albeit on a different continent altogether. The Australian Grand Prix has always been the traditional season-opener, excluding 2006 and 2010, ever since the event moved from Adelaide to Melbourne in 1996. The fact that Melbourne will host the premiere of the 2011 season seems fitting, after the events (or non-events) that transpired in Bahrain. Melbourne, however, should find itself lucky to even be on the 2011 Formula One calendar after calls to scrap the event following poor response in the last few years. Last year’s event at Melbourne’s Albert Park cost the Victorian government A$49.3 million compared to the A$3.2...

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