Chris Brown, Amanda Keller, Carrie Bickmore and Charlie Pickering will bring behind the scenes coverage.
TEN Late News relocates to Melbourne for the week and on Saturday morning, TEN will broadcast the inaugural Grand Prix breakfast hosted by Steve Quartermain and Natarsha Belling.
This is the most extensive coverage of the Grand Prix in its history, with over 27 hours of television across the three days on TEN and ONE.
The 2013 Formula One Rolex Australian Grand Prix returns to the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne and motorsport fans can catch the electric atmosphere live and exclusively on TEN and ONE.
Featuring Aussie’s Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo, and the world’s premier drivers, including world champion Sebastian Vettel, and defending Australian Grand Prix champion Jenson Button, the Australian Grand Prix is the first race of the 2013 Formula One season.
Throughout the weekend TEN’s expert team are set to supply first class commentary on all of the action around the circuit. World-renowned motor racing identity Alan Jones joins the team this year and as one of only two Australians to have ever won the Formula One world Championship, he is uniquely placed to give an insight into the psyche of the drivers through this big weekend. He joins TEN’s motorsport host Greg Rust and expert commentator Daryl Beattie, and alongside them James Allen, Mark Howard and Tom Clarkson will have all the breaking news from the track.
Nicole Livingstone will bring roving interviews from the Qantas Paddock Club, and a host of TEN stars including Chris Brown, Amanda Keller, Carrie Bickmore and Charlie Pickering will also be based there, delivering all the colour and excitement from behind the scenes.
On Saturday morning, TEN will broadcast the inaugural Grand Prix breakfast. Hosted by Steve Quartermain and Natarsha Belling, it’s the perfect start to ignite a huge weekend of motorsport and will feature special guest appearances from Formula One legends and drivers, along with some exciting musical performances.
In addition to the weekend’s main coverage, Ten Late News relocates to Melbourne for the week. As the countdown to the chequered flag begins, Hamish Macdonald and the team speak to some of the key players involved in motorsport today.
Hamish is also one of the drivers competing in the Mazda6 Celebrity challenge. Pitted against a host of other celebrities including TEN’s meteorologist Magdalena Roze, and The Project’s Lehmo, they will battle it out over four days on the Albert Park circuit.
Friday, March 15
12pm – 7.00pm Live on ONE
(Ade 11.30am, Bris 11.00am and Perth 9.00am)
Saturday, March 16
F1 Breakfast 8am-11am on TEN
(Ade 7.30am, Bris 7am, Perth 5am)
Qualifying coverage 11.00am – 6.30pm on TEN
(Ade 10.30am, Bris 10.00am, Perth 8.00am)
Sunday, March 17
10.00am – 7.00pm on TEN
(Ade 9.30am, Bris 9.00am, Perth 7.00am)