Celebrity sightings at the F1 Australian Grand Prix 2023 in Melbourne

F1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne

The F1 Australian Grand Prix 2023 was a thrilling event that attracted not only racing fans but also celebrities worldwide.

Here are some famous faces that were spotted at the Albert Park circuit over the weekend.

Red Bull Racing stars

The Red Bull Racing team had a reason to celebrate, as they secured a one-two finish in Melbourne, with Max Verstappen taking his third win of the season ahead of Sergio Perez. The duo were joined by their team principal Christian Horner and his wife, Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, who cheered them on from the pit wall. Verstappen also received a congratulatory hug from his girlfriend, Kelly Piquet, the daughter of former F1 champion Nelson Piquet.

Hollywood actors

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names appeared at the Australian Grand Prix, including Matt Damon, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Russell Crowe. Damon and Hemsworth are good friends and co-stars in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, which is being filmed in Sydney. Portman plays Thor’s love interest Jane Foster in the Marvel franchise, while Crowe has a cameo role as Zeus. The actors enjoyed the VIP treatment in the Formula 1 Paddock Club, where they mingled with F1 legends like Sir Jackie Stewart and Niki Lauda.

Australian icons

The home crowd had plenty of local heroes to support, such as Oscar Piastri, who made his F1 debut with McLaren, and Daniel Ricciardo, who moved to Ferrari this year. Piastri impressed with a points finish in his first race, while Ricciardo struggled with tyre issues and retired early. The drivers were cheered on by their families and friends, as well as Australian celebrities like singer Kylie Minogue, actor Hugh Jackman, model Miranda Kerr and cricketer Shane Warne.

Other notable guests

The F1 Australian Grand Prix 2023 also attracted some other notable guests from various fields, such as tennis star Serena Williams, who is in Melbourne for the Australian Open; billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is a fan of electric vehicles and innovation; former US president Barack Obama, who is on a speaking tour in Australia; and British royal Prince Harry, who is visiting his friend Invictus Games founder David Wiseman.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Celebrity sightings at the F1 Australian Grand Prix 2023 in Melbourne - Publicawaaz

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.