F1 Australian Grand Prix 2024 – Race Results

Carlos Sainz of Ferrari took victory at the 2024 Australian GP in Melbourne

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A sensational drive from Carlos Sainz saw the Ferrari driver take the chequered flag and win the 2024 Australian Grand Prix, though he was helped a tad by Max Verstappen’s early retirement from the race. 

Sainz, who started second with Verstappen on pole, jumped the Red Bull on Lap 2 and then three laps later the Dutchman saw his race come to an end after the right-rear brake set itself on fire. 

Charles Leclerc, Sainz’s Ferrari teammate, executed a successful undercut on Lando Norris to claim second place, ensuring a one-two finish for Ferrari for the first time since 2022. Norris, however, didn’t walk away empty-handed, achieving his first podium of the season and showcasing McLaren‘s potential competitiveness

Logan Sargeant didn’t participate in the race after the American was forced to surrender his car to Alex Albon who had wrecked his own chassis in FP1 with Williams not bringing a spare to Melbourne.

F1 Australian GP 2024 – Full Race Results

Pos.DriverTeamTime
1Carlos SainzFerrari1:20:26.843
2Charles LeclercFerrari+2.366
3Lando NorrisMcLaren+5.904
4Oscar PiastriMcLaren+35.770
5Sergio PerezRed Bull+56.309
6Lance StrollAston Martin+93.222
7Yuki TsunodaRB+95.601
8Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+100.992
9Nico HulkenbergHaas+104.553
10Kevin MagnussenHaas+1 Lap
11Alex AlbonWilliams+1 Lap
12Daniel RicciardoRB+1 Lap
13Pierre GaslyAlpine+1 Lap
14Valtteri BottasSauber+1 Lap
15Zhou GuanyuSauber+1 Lap
16Esteban OconAlpine+1 Lap
17George RussellMercedesDNF
18Lewis HamiltonMercedesDNF
19Max VerstappenRed BullDNF
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