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The Australian Grand Prix is breaking attendance records, with an expected crowd of 130,000 to show up at Albert Park on Sunday - but F1 fans who are feeling the pinch of the cost of living crisis might want to think twice about showing up.
More than 300,000 people have enjoyed the carnival-like atmosphere and thrilling action over the past three days in Melbourne despite the cold and wet weather.
Long queues for food and drink haven't dampened anyone's spirits so far, but the eye-watering cost of some items just might.
If you are looking for a bite to eat, a chicken sandwich will set you back $19. A cheeseburger is around the same price at $17.
A hotdog will cost you $14, while some fries will set you back $9.