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In pictures: Australian Grand Prix


Melbourne is gearing up for the Grand Prix on Sunday but the fans still have not arrived.


Believe it or not, there are still tickets available for A$99 (Aussie dollars) or just under 50.

BMW grand prix car in Melbourne

The fans at the Rev Up party in the city centre are treated to a BMW being...erm...revved up. Amazing sound, though.

BMW F1 car

And here it is in all its glory. The BMW is seen as the third best car on the grid, behind Ferrari and McLaren.

F1 reserve driver Christian Klien

BMW-Sauber reserve driver Christian Klien is on hand to sign a few autographs.

Christian Klien and David Garrido

Newsbeat's sports reporter David Garrido is on hand to get a sneaky picture with him too.

Ferrari supporter Ret

Some fans go the whole hog to show which team they support. Can you tell that Ret supports Ferrari?

F1 promotion girls with two fans

You cannot have an F1 photo gallery without promotion girls. Jason and his mate are the lucky men in the middle.

Ferrari Club of Melbourne

Cafe Cavallino is the home of the Ferrari Club of Melbourne. There is some serious memorabilia here.

Gino Francese

Gino Francese is the boss of the whole place. He is perhaps the biggest Ferarri fan on the planet.

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