RACE DEBRIEF

    M-LANE

    M-Lane is the festival hub of the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020.

    Melbourne’s best food, art and entertainment have been brought together to bring you an electrifying off-track atmosphere by Albert Park’s lakeside.

    During the four-day festival, you’ll find everything from crafty cocktails, delicious delicacies and some of the hottest live music.

    BROADSHEET DINER

    Broadsheet Diner, new in 2020, contains a host of options including sensational burgers and hot dogs from Easey’s, Japanese-inspired salads from Fishbowl and ice cream from Kenny Lover.

    There’s a Pie Thief pop-up inside Broadsheet Diner, too, dishing up classics like chunky steak pies and new creations like mac-and-cheese-filled pies.

    THE SOUND GARAGE

    Celebrate 25 years of Formula 1® in Melbourne at The Sound Garage at M-Lane, an immersive experience that takes you back in time by presenting the best of music, art and motorsport.

    Sound Garage visitors will take a trip down memory lane, watching and listening to the sounds of F1® over the years, while they can also get up close to a real Formula 1® car with an outstanding 90’s-flavoured design.

    PONTOONS

    The AusGP has unveiled two new pontoons in 2020, situated in a prime location on the Albert Park Lake. Just off M-Lane with stunning city views, fans can grab a drink at the Lakeside Bar and chill out in the unbeatable atmosphere of the pontoon.

    Free for fans to access, the pontoons will be created using a world-first commercial and adaptive floating platform system that will set a new benchmark with its sophistication and elegance.

    LAKESIDE BAR

    Emperor Champagne, Australia’s home of champagne and the official Champagne Partner of the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix, will be serving Laurent-Perrier champagne at their Emperor Champagne Bar in M-Lane.

    A host of other bars are located within M-Lane, including the @EM espresso martini bar, the Fever Tree Gin and Tonic Bar, while full-service bars are in operation at the Lakeside Bar and the Heineken® Bars.

    FOOD

    Shane Delia’s Biggie Smalls is a returning favourite with Grand Prix fans, serving kebabs, falafel, unmissable chips and classic milkshakes, while Sliders on Tyres are also back in 2020 serving street food and hand-crafted sliders.

    Headlining the new M-Lane additions is 400 Gradi, the pizza gurus serving up hot slices of Naples-style pizza, and Pinchy’s will be dishing up their popular lobster roll.

    A new chicken satay dumpling from Drumplings is one of many of the restaurant’s daring creations, while Gelato Messina have produced a special Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix flavour: the Ferrari Rocher choc top. Also based in M-Lane is Hiro Sushi and authentic Chinese outlet Sun Kitchen, and El Camino will serve the best in Tex-Mex food.

    JADE K BEAUTY BAR

    Australia’s top celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist, Jade Kisnorbo, will be bringing all the glitz and glam to M-Lane at the Jade K Beauty Bar.

    With the help of Stila Cosmetics and Mermade Hair, complimentary touch-ups will be available, in addition to the latest cosmetic tips from the best in the business.

    GLITTER GYPSY

    Injecting glitter - and glam - into M-Lane is Glitter Gypsy.

    Glitter Gypsy’s team of amazing face painters and make-up artists will provide free biodegradable glitter, face jewels, and face and body paint to transform your M-Lane festival experience.

    For those looking for something extra, go see the team for special hair braiding, extensions, feathered hair wraps and headpieces which will be available to purchase.

    JULY LUGGAGE

    July Luggage will exhibit its brand-new generation of luggage, offering chic and functional carry-on options for the first time at the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020.

    July Luggage will provide a range of retail options and showcase their laser-printed personalisation on cross-over bags and suitcases, allowing you to customise your luggage with stylish fonts and emojis.