Rolex extends backing of Australian Grand Prix

Swiss watchmaker Rolex has renewed its title sponsorship of the Australian leg of the Formula One motor-racing series.

The new deal covers the 2019 Australian Grand Prix, which is scheduled for March 14-17 and will serve as F1’s season opener.

Next year will mark Rolex’s seventh consecutive season as title sponsor of the Australian Grand Prix.

This year’s Australian Grand Prix was won by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.