Grand Prix ambassador Kate Peck poses with two grid girls Hollywood actor Aaron Eckhart was a headline guest at the Australian GP Party

Celebrities and motorsport stars were out in force for tonight’s annual Australian Grand Prix VIP Party, which was held this year at Club23 at Melbourne’s Crown Casino complex.

A good showing of print, radio and TV media were out in force to meet the VIP guests as they walked the Red Carpet, including Hollywood actor Aaron Eckhart, Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta, and Australian entertainers Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell.

A host of motorsport stars also came along, including 1980 World Champion Alan Jones, former Minardi team owner Paul Stoddart, ex-F1 drivers Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Marin Brundle and David Coulthard, and Australian touring car legend Mark Skaife. Football star Harry Kewell was also a popular guest, along with Club23 owner, former Test cricketer Shane Warne.

Kate Peck Ricki-Lee Coulter

Undoubtedly the stars of proceedings were two gorgeous ladies who have a major role in this year’s Australian Grand Prix: singer Ricki-Lee Coulter and Australian Grand Prix Ambassador, Kate Peck.

You can read our exclusive interviews with many of the Red Carpet guests on

Shane Warne Tania Zaetta Greg Murphy
The Krusty Demons Alan Jones and his wife


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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.