Tag Archive: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nov 17

Alonso suffered numbness after Abu Dhabi impact

“But when I lie down at night and get up in the morning, my back still hurts.”

Fernando Alonso - photo © J.F Galeron Fernando Alonso has revealed he lost sensation in his left side and suffered “severe” headaches in the wake of the recent Abu Dhabi grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

FIA gives Alonso green light to race in Austin

Fernando Alonso on Thursday got the all-clear to race in Austin.

20130705-0009The Spaniard has had several medical checks since the Abu Dhabi grand prix, where a violent ride over the kerbs left him with back pain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

$600m Morocco GP deal ‘likely’ – reports

Morocco last hosted a grand prix near Casablanca

MoroccoMorocco has emerged as the latest strong contender to join the ever-expanding formula one calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Alonso to have more medical checks

The impact registered at over 15G

Fernando Alonso - photo © J.F Galeron Fernando Alonso on Monday admitted he is still in pain after a violent impact during the Abu Dhabi grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Alonso ‘hopefully’ fit for Austin after impact

“Hopefully I am ok for Austin”

2013-09-20 - Fernando Alonso - 0012Fernando Alonso should be fit to race in Austin later this month, despite dramatic images of him in hospital emerging after Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 02

Vettel marks fourth title with gold helmet

“No, it costs EUR 5000, with or without the gold”

2013-06-09_0586Sebastian Vettel’s helmet for the Abu Dhabi grand prix this weekend features 24 carat gold, the German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Watch Formula 1™ Champions Sebastian Vettel and Mario Andretti go ‘One on One’

NBC Sports Network to air 30-minute interview special prior to Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Nov. 3

Mario AndrettiCircuit of The Americas’ official ambassador Mario Andretti talks one-on-one with four-time Formula One World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel of Infiniti Red Bull Racing during a 30-minute interview special set to air on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) this Sunday, Nov. 3, at 6 a.m. CT.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Raikkonen arrives in Abu Dhabi for practice

Raikkonen a no-show in Abu Dhabi 

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 10Amid reports Kimi Raikkonen’s relationship with Lotus was broken irreparably in India, the Finn did not show up in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. As Kimi Raikkonen finally turned up in Abu Dhabi to practice for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez on Friday insisted the relationship with the taciturn Finn remains intact. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 22

Mallya to pump $80m extra into Force India

Vijay Mallya is pumping an extra $80 million into his formula one team.

Vijay Mallya2012-07-21 - Sahara Force India - Germany - Vijay Mallya 02The news comes amid the well-documented financial struggles of his other business, the Indian airline Kingfisher. Mallya said this week: “We had a board meeting in India after the Abu Dhabi grand prix and the board has approved a $80 million capital investment programme for the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi young driver test report (updated)

Abu Dhabi young driver test day 3 report

Yas Marina logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina.

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Nov 08

New flexi saga questions ‘rubber Red Bull’

“Is this legal?”

The seemingly never-ending saga about bendy formula one cars is back in the media spotlight, and as ever championship leader Red Bull is right in the middle. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi young driver test report (updated)

Abu Dhabi young driver test day 2 report

Yas Marina logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina.

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Nov 06

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi young driver test report

Abu Dhabi young driver test  day 1 report

Yas Marina logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina.

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Nov 06

F1 teams use foul language to hide secrets

F1 teams and drivers use foul language to hide crucial race tactics and information from their rivals, according to the Guardian newspaper.

Flagworld - F12012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (4)The topic of swearing hit the headlines after Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, when Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel both swore during their podium interview with former F1 driver David Coulthard. Winner Raikkonen recalled the media giving him “sh*t” for not smiling enough after his previous victories, while Vettel used the F-word not only with Coulthard but also in the post-race press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Horner blames ‘human error’ for qualifying debacle

Horner said Renault has not been able to explain why too little fuel was put into the RB8.

2012-09-02 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Christian Horner2012-11-02 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Mark Webber 299020Christian Horner has admitted “human error” led to Sebastian Vettel having to start Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix from the back of the field. After qualifying third in Abu Dhabi, the championship leader was asked by his Red Bull engineer to “stop the car” on the track, apparently with a technical problem. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Vettel reaches first ‘match point’ of 2012 title

“Sensational, incredible. I can’t remember anything like that from the past 20, 30 years” – Dr Helmut Marko

2012-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel 2990042012-11-03 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Sebastian Vettel 299000Depending on who he spoke to after Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, Fernando Alonso insisted his glass was either “half full” or “completely full”. Whichever, the Spaniard’s public optimism and fighting spirit cannot be higher, but he did confess to at least some disappointment after the sweaty race at Yas Marina. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Q&A with Kimi Räikkönen

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Winner

2012-11-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kimi Raikkonen 022012-11-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kimi Raikkonen 03On taking his 19th Formula 1 Grand Prix victory – and 48th win for an Enstone team – Kimi Räikkönen answers the questions following today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report (+ results, + standings, + photos)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

Yas Marina Circuit - Abu DhabiToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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