Organisers of the Australian Grand Prix have warned that changes will be afoot in the 2024 edition of the famous race, after chaotic scenes saw fans on the track while cars were still running in last year's event.
The Albert Park Circuit has hosted the Australian GP since 1996 (although there was a two-year break due to the Covid pandemic), and has traditionally been one of the first races on the Formula 1 calendar.
An FIA investigation into safety at the 2023 event is still ongoing, and event organisers have decided to therefore issue a complete clampdown on track access for the upcoming 2024 Australian GP.
"The Australian Grand Prix Corporation advises that given the ongoing FIA investigation into the early track breach at the conclusion of the 2023 event, there will be no track access for patrons following the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2024," an official statement read.
"Decisions regarding patron access to the track at the conclusion of future races will be made at a later date."
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