Ed WestwickIn an announcement that will no doubt please many of our female readers, Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick is packing his bags for a trip to Melbourne to attend the Australian Grand Prix!

The famous heart-throb of the popular US TV series will fly to Melbourne as a guest of the Australian Grand Prix, where he will attend the ‘GP@28’ party on the Thursday before the race weekend at the Crown Metropol.

The Brit is thrilled about the trip and is quoted in an AGPC media release as saying: “I can’t wait to be part of all the action!

“I love coming to Australia – last time I was in Melbourne I had a ball. I have family here and love getting the chance to spend time with them,” he added.

It’s widely believed that Westwick will be pinning his support to his compatriots, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Paul di Resta.

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.