What chance a future female F1 star?
American racing star Danica Patrick has been linked with a move to Formula 1 next season but could another female racer also be considering joining the grid?
Talented German Touring Car star Susie Stoddart has been spotted in the Albert Park paddock this week.
Stoddart's official role in Melbourne has been to act as a spokeswoman for Mercedes at various business forums.
But after Dennis sorted her out with a three-day pass for the Australian Grand Prix she is getting a taste of life in F1.
Only two women have started a Grand Prix, the most successful being Italian Lella Lombardi who took part in12 F1 races.