The Australian Grand Prix takes place at Melbourne's Albert Park Circuit

TVNZ and Spark Sport are bringing you the high-octane action of the Australian Grand Prix, live on Sunday 17 March from the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne.

This year's Formula 1 World Championship season is one to watch, with Lewis Hamilton hunting his sixth title – inching ever close to Michael Schumacher’s record seven World Championship wins.

How to watch on TVNZ:

-TVNZ will broadcast the qualifying session and the main race on DUKE from 6pm on Sunday 17 March.

-A live stream of the event will also be available on DUKE’s live TV channel on TVNZ OnDemand.

Spark Sport coverage of Formula 1 will use the extended Sky UK feed, which includes comprehensive commentary, race data and graphics for each F1 practice session, race qualifying session and the Formula 1 main race.

The Spark Sport coverage will also include the Sky Grid Walk and post-race review show.

Watch TVNZ DUKE's live TV channel here.