Sidecars for Melbourne F1!

The loss of the V8 Supercars as a support event for the Australian Grand Prix has led the organisers to search for something interesting to keep up the interest and the decision has been taken to run the opening round of the FIM Sidecar World Championship on the Grand Prix programme. Sidecars are certainly spectacular but have a reputation of being rather dangerous and there are fears in Australia that they are ill-suited to a track that is lined with concrete barriers.

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