Qantas continues Grand Prix support

Qantas will sponsor the Australian Formula One Grand Prix again in 2012. The airline is continuing its longstanding partnership with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC), which promotes the event in Melbourne.This year's race takes place on Sunday 16th March and will as usual be the opening round of the new Formula One season.

"Qantas has been associated with the Australian Grand Prix for over 25 years and we are pleased that this important partnership is continuing," said Ron Walker, chairman of AGPC."We look forward to building on the success of the 2011 Albert Park race that beamed images of Melbourne to 187 countries around the world."