In case you missed it: Australian Grand Prix

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 28/03/2017
  • By supercars.com

In a weekend where Shell V-Power Racing scored their first (and second and third) race wins, and Chaz Mostert stood on top of the podium for the first time since 2015, there was plenty to talk about around Albert Park.

Supercars.com takes you through what you may have missed from a busy weekend racing at the Australian Grand Prix.

Bombed out

Chaz Mostert of Supercheap Auto Racing during the Australian Grand Prix,  at the Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, March 26, 2017.

Chaz won a race and the battle for best photo bomb of the weekend.

The big boss checks in

Simona De Silvestro of the Nissan Motorsport during the ,  at the , , , March 25, 2017.

The FIA President, Jean Todt, spent some time in the Supercars paddock, visiting Shell V-Power Racing before he was given a guided tour of a Nissan Altima by Simona De Silvestro.

Monstering the footy field

during the Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne, Australia, March 25, 2017.

Cam Waters broke the local laws by passing a footy this way. 

Getting a lift

during the Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne, Australia, March 26, 2017.

Taz Douglas went from an excavator to race car, while his team worked just as hard changing liveries mid-way through the weekend.

Odd man out

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Someone at Preston Hire Racing missed the memo about posing.

Scott's side gig

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When he's not racing cars, Scott McLaughlin spends his time trying out as the newest member of Daft Punk.

Cool story, bro

during the Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne, Australia, March 26, 2017.

Team boss Ryan Story is clearly a fan of McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard's sweet sounds with this jig.

Best seats in the house

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Prodrive proves it can upcycle old tyres into new chairs.

Hot tips

during the Clipsal 500, in Adelaide, Australia, March 23, 2017.

Former F1 driver and Triple Eight co-founder Derek Warwick passes on some advice to Shane van Gisbergen after getting a lift around Albert Park in his Supercar.

Old sparring partners, now mates

during the Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne, Australia, March 24, 2017.

Craig Lowndes catches up with former F3000 rival and Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner.

Family affair

Will Davison of Tekno Autosports during the Australian Grand Prix,  at the Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, March 23, 2017.

Will Davison's cousin, James, took a break from racing in the US to head home and cheer the family on, with other cousin Alex racing in Carrera Cup and grandfather Lex honoured with an entrance road at Albert Park named after him.

 

Checking in

Rick Kelly of the Nissan Motorsport during the Australian Grand Prix,  at the Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, March 26, 2017.

Rick Kelly sets a new high score in Snake II after an up and down weekend in the Altima.

Cool as

The Shell V-Power Racing boys met with F1 Superstar and sometime rally and NASCAR racer, Kimi Raikkonen.

"Qu'est-ce que c'est?" 

La vitesse...

Maximum power

F1's teen star Max Verstappen received a personal tour of a Supercar from the team at Red Bull Holden.

Team-mates!

A host of Team Penske drivers from the US sent their congratulations to their Aussie counterparts after their debut win.

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