Tag Archive: Abu Dhabi

Feb 13

The Squadre Clienti Maserati prepare for the challenges in North America and Europe

The picture of the teams who will appear in the 2016 Maserati GranTurismo MC is becoming clearer

Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4_1 For the past six seasons, the cars have turned out in the Maserati Trofeo, a series that ended at Abu Dhabi (UAE) last December.    Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10th

Despite this year’s expanded schedule featuring a record-breaking 21 events

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10thTeams were told the 2016 Formula 1 season was going to start on April 10th, with the subsequent late schedule change causing issues for McLaren and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Maserati Trofeo final prize-giving ceremony at Abu Dhabi

The last round in the Maserati Trofeo, held at Abu Dhabi, saw Romain Monti triumph

Maserati Trofeo final prize-giving ceremony at Abu Dhabi The Frenchman received his award during a prize-giving ceremony on Friday 11 December at the Yas Beach Club.

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Dec 16

From Monza to Abu Dhabi: six years of the Maserati Trofeo (+video)

The impressive figures prove that the championship was a popular one

Paul Ricard_Simoni-Ragazzi_Kuppens_Fascicolo-Sernagiotto_Dromedari_2012 From Monza 2010 to Abu Dhabi 2015. The Maserati Trofeo journey lasted six years and ended only last week at the Yas Marina circuit in the United Arab Emirates with Frenchman Romain Monti taking the last ever title. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Sernagiotto takes the final Maserati Trofeo win with Monti again on the podium

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit played host to the final round in the sixth Maserati Trofeo World Series season

Race 2_Abu Dhabi_Start Frenchman Romain Monti was crowned champion as the series that began at Monza in 2010 came to an end. The last race was won by Giorgio Sernagiotto, making a return to drive for Team Red Dragon, flanked by Emanuele Smurra.  Sernagiotto, from Veneto, headed a pack of four drivers who applied the pressure to the very end.

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Dec 10

Monti wins the 2015 Maserati Trofeo World Series

Romain Monti has claimed the 2015 Maserati Trofeo World Series

Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo_Romain Monti The Frenchman held a comfortable lead going into the race and got the better of second-placed Riccardo Ragazzi. He did so in the best way possible: taking Race 1 in this final round at Yas Marina, the circuit in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Maserati to compete in the 2016 GT4 championships

The final round in the 2015 Trofeo World Series at Abu Dhabi will bring season six in Maserati’s single-make series to a close

Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4 (1) This, however, will not be the end of Maserati’s sporting activities: the GranTurismo MCs will be back on track in 2016. Next season they will be run by private teams and will compete in international GT4 series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

The 2015 Maserati Trofeo title to be decided at Abu Dhabi

For the third straight year, the Maserati Trofeo World Series will be wrapped up at Yas Marina (UAE).

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo Round 6 will be held on 10-11 December and will not only mark the season’s end but also the conclusion of a series inaugurated at Monza in 2010.

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Dec 01

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 post seasonal test sessions preview – Abu Dhabi

On track for the last test sessions of the 2015 season 

Trident Motorsport logoAs motorsport keeps running as quickly as a single-seater car on-track, the teams and drivers of the GP2 and GP3 Series will be back rolling once again just a few days after the completion of the 2015 season. A three-day session is scheduled on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December at the Yas Marina venue in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Racing Engineering to run four drivers at the Abu Dhabi post-season testing

Luca Ghiotto, Jordan King, Norman Nato and Sergey Sirotkin

Racing Engineering logo Just three days after the last race of the 2015 GP2 Series all the teams are back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test which starts on Wednesday the 2nd of December and continues on Thursday and Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg concludes F1 2015 with Abu Dhabi win

Nico Rosberg keeps it tidy to end his 2015 F1 campaign with a third consecutive win in Abu Dhabi, ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen

Rosberg concludes F1 2015 with Abu Dhabi winNico Rosberg has brought the curtain down on the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship season with a third consecutive victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton’s attempts to out-fox his team-mate strategically fell flat. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Test in Abu Dhabi – Adderly Fong will drive the Sauber C34-Ferrari

Adderly Fong will test the Sauber C34-Ferrari during the Pirelli tyre test on 1st December following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend

10 - Sauber F1 Team The 25-year-old Chinese driver will be behind the wheel of the Sauber C34-Ferrari with the objective of completing 300 kilometres on the Yas Marina Circuit to qualify for the exention of his super licence extention.

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Nov 26

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

What a weekend we have in store!

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi Last week GP3 Series made its debut in Sakhir around the Bahrain International Circuit. It was Esteban Ocon who took first blood by claiming his second consecutive pole by half a second over Luca Ghiotto.

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Nov 25

Status joins forces with Centro Capital Centre in Abu Dhabi

The Status Grand Prix GP2 and GP3 teams will be staying at the smart and stylish Centro hotel

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix is delighted to announce a partnership with the Centro Capital Centre by Rotana for the 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

McLaren uses Abu Dhabi GP as early start on winter tests

Boullier confirmed McLaren will test out a variety of new parts in Abu Dhabi
2015-10-23_38944 Eric Boullier says a number of new parts will be run at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as McLaren looks to commence its winter testing early.

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Nov 23

Jordan King & Rio Haryanto to take part in Abu Dhabi test with Manor

Young guns

09 - Manor F1 TeamThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it will run its Development Driver Jordan King and also Rio Haryanto in next week’s Pirelli tyre test in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Alfonso Celis joins Sahara Force India as development driver

Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the signing of Mexican racer, Alfonso Celis, as a development driver

The 19-year-old will get his first experience of Formula One power behind the wheel of the VJM08 at the season-ending Abu Dhabi test – sharing driving duties with Nico Hulkenberg.

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Nov 14

Pirelli tyre test at Abu Dhabi

The one-day test will take place from 9am-9pm continuously

2015-10-24_39668 Following an agreement ratified by the FIA World Council, Pirelli will hold a tyre test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 1 December, after the final grand prix of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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