The grid the last time F1 changed hands

Formula 1 Grand Prix, Australia, Sunday Race

CVC Capital Partners completed its purchase of F1 on March 28 2006, and the following race was the third round of the season, held in Australia. Jenson Button took pole position and led at the start but would eventually retire, with defending champion Fernando Alonso taking victory for Renault ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Ralf Schumacher.