Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton didn't let off one bit during Sunday's Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite having already secured the 2018 title in October at the Mexican Grand Prix. Hamilton started the race on pole and was never really unsettled from there, despite a strong challenge from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Vettel eventually crossed the line second, roughly 2.5 seconds behind Hamilton. Third place went to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen some 12.7 seconds behind the winner. There was drama from the start, as Renault's Nico Hulkenberg tipped his car over at Turn 9...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

    The 2018 Formula 1 World Championship concludes with this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. There were high hopes going into the 2018 season that the top teams would be more competitive. And in the first half there were plenty of great battles as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and...

  • Mercedes-AMG’s Valtteri Bottas at the 2017 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Bottas on top at Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG’s Valtteri Bottas concluded the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with a decisive win on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It was Bottas’ third F1 victory and his first at the Yas Marina Circuit where the race was held. Behind him was fellow Mercedes driver Lewis...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2017 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

    The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship concludes with this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. There were high hopes going into the 2017 season that the top teams would be more competitive. And in the first half there were plenty of great battles as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Rosberg named 2016 Formula One world champion after Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was crowned the 2016 Formula One world champion after a nail-biting finish to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Teammate Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the race, having led from pole, but Rosberg only needed to finish third to win the title. In the end the German...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

    The final round of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Abu Dhabi and the title is still up for grabs for two drivers: Mercedes AMG duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. As has been the case for the past several weeks, the championship is very much Rosberg’s to lose...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2015 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    The 2015 Formula One World Championship came to a close yesterday, with the prize for the final event on the calendar, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, going to Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg. This was the German’s third-straight victory—a career first—to make it six wins this season and 14 in his entire F1 career. Second place went to his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was already named the world champion several weeks ago. He pushed hard, even setting the fastest lap of the race, though in the end crossed the line around 8.0 seconds behind the leader. ALSO SEE...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend sees the running of the final event on the 2015 Formula One World Championship calendar, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which once again is being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. Located on a man-made island to the east of Abu Dhabi, the Hermann Tilke-designed circuit stretches 3.451 miles...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton Named 2014 Formula One World Champion

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton has been named the 2014 Formula One World Champion, after the Briton won yesterday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in spectacular style. He’s now the first Mercedes driver to claim the title since Juan Manuel Fangio all the way back in 1955. His teammate Nico...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Rosberg Secures Pole In Championship-Deciding Formula One Abu Dhabi GP

    The 2014 Formula One World Championship is going down to the wire thanks to the controversial double points system for the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which is once again being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. The only two drivers still in contention are Mercedes AMG men...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The final round of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Yas Marina Circuit, the home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Conditions are typically hot and dry during the days of the Middle Eastern race, and this year’s event will be no different. Clear skies are expected throughout...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

    The 2014 Formula One World Championship is going down to the wire thanks to the controversial double points system for the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which is once again being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. The only two drivers in contention are Mercedes AMG men Lewis...

  • One-Two finish for Red Bull Racing at 2013 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Even with the 2013 Formula One World Championship title under his belt, Sebastian Vettel notched up yet another win, this time at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This was the Red Bull Racing driver’s 11th win of the season, and his seventh in a row, with the latter seeing him match Michael Schumacher’s 2004 record for consecutive wins. Vettel’s teammate Mark Webber finished second to bring Red Bull Racing its third one-two finish of the season and its 15th overall. Rounding out the top three spots was Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg. Sebastian's latest win was set up at the...

  • Ferrari at the 2013 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The 2013 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a unique race starting under the glare of the sunshine and ending as the sun goes down. This means temperatures can vary a lot, starting off in the extremes and cooling gradually as the race rages on. The weather conditions for the area surrounding the...

  • McLaren at the 2013 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

    Round 17 of the 2013 Formula One World Championship takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 55-lap race takes in a total of 190 miles from dusk to nightfall to allow a more temperate climate for spectators, instead of having them sit through Abu Dhabi’s...

  • Lotus’ Kimi Räikkönen after winning the 2012 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Lotus' Kimi Räikkönen Wins Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    After a season of so many near misses, Kimi Räikkönen produced a fantastic performance to win the 2012 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix yesterday and give his Lotus team its first victory since 2008. Räikkönen’s latest performance also means that the 2012 season has now...

  • Ferrari at the 2012 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit is unique in the Formula One calendar in that it is the only race that takes place during the twilight hours. Starting in the heat of the afternoon, the drivers will race into the night, switching from the harsh sunlight to spotlights. The weather...

  • Sebastian Vettel
    UPDATE: Vettel Excluded From Results After Abu Dhabi GP Qualifying

    UDPATE: The third grid position earned by Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel after qualifying today will not be included due to his car not containing enough remaining fuel to return to parc ferme and provide the 1.0-liter mandatory sample to the FIA. Vettel immediately stopped after...

  • McLaren at the 2012 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Round 18 of the 2012 Formula One World Championship takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 55-lap race takes in a total of 190 miles from dusk to nightfall to allow a more temperate climate for spectators, instead of having them sit through Abu Dhabi’s harsh daytime heat. The Yas Marina Circuit, named for the island on which it’s situated, stretches 3.4 miles and includes 21 turns. It has three distinct sectors, each putting different demands on the car. The first corner is the start of a flowing sequence of bends, were cars and drivers are...

  • Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Hamilton Takes Victory At Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton has taken his third win of the season, with success coming for the McLaren driver at the 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This marks Hamilton’s 17th win of his short career, having previously won in China and Germany this year. Sadly, for pole-sitter and current world...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Conditions are typically hot and dry during the days of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and this year’s race, which takes place in just a few hours, will be no different. Peak temperatures today are expected to reach 84 degrees F (29 degrees C), although racing doesn’t start until...

  • Vettel barely ahead of Hamilon at 2011 Spanish Grand Prix
    Vettel On Pole For Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel proved fastest during qualifying today at the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, notching up his 14th pole position of the season and in the process equaling Nigel Mansell’s record of the greatest number of poles in a single season. The Red Bull Racing star and current F1 world...

  • Lewis Hamilton
    Hamilton Blown Away By Alonso’s Latest Comments

    McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was “blown away” by the latest comments made by his former team-mate and current Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso. During this weekend’s 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Alonso stated to the media that he believes Hamilton is the...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

    The penultimate round of the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship takes place this weekend with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit. The 55-lap race, now in its third season, takes in a total of 190 miles from dusk to nightfall to allow a more temperate climate for spectators instead of...

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