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Sunday weather - shower risk remains 02 Apr 2006

Red sky at night at the Australian grand prix.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Australian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 1 April 2006 (L to R): Rubens Barrichello (BRA) Honda Racing F1 Team and Jenson Button (GBR) Honda Racing F1 Team with their respective PA's.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Australian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 1 April 2006 Michael Schumacher (GER) Ferrari with wife Corinna.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Australian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 1 April 2006 Michelin tyres.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Australian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 1 April 2006

Welcome to raceday at Melbourne's Albert Park, venue for the Australian Grand Prix and third round of the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship.

The ambient temperature is still cool so far, with no sign that it will be much warmer than yesterday when a high of 16 degrees Celsius left most of the paddock feeling chilly. Just to add spice, there are the same chances of the odd shower, too.

The 5.303 kilometre (3.295 mile) circuit in Albert Park is essentially unchanged since last year when the race opened the season and Giancarlo Fisichella started from pole position in his Renault prior to winning.

The race will run over 58 laps (307.574 kilometres or 191.126 miles) and will start at 1400 hours local time (0500 GMT).