New Bomber Dylan Shiel will be swapping footballs for helmets in mid-March, having today been unveiled as the 2019 Australian Grand Prix AFL Ambassador for the upcoming Australian Grand Prix.

Shiel follows a list of high-profile list of previous Australian Grand Prix AFL Ambassadors from across the league including Trent Cotchin and Joel Selwood in recent years.

Earlier in January, the Bombers announced a new strategic partnership with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC). The partnership represents a unique alliance between two of Australia’s most iconic sporting organisations ahead of the annual Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in March.  

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The Bombers will host their 2019 Season Launch at Albert Park in the week of the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019, with guests having the ability to access to a variety of new and exclusive experiences within the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit.

Essendon will also have a presence at the event’s innovation and technology hub, where Melbourne’s global recognition as a leading technology city and as the sporting capital of the world meet.  

Bomber fans can purchase their tickets to the 2019 Season Launch by clicking here.

The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is from March 14-17, 2019.