Tag Archive: Abu Dhabi

May 12

Ocon called up to test for Force India F1 team

Second F1 test for GP3 Series leader

GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) GP3 Series leader Esteban Ocon has been called up to test for the Force India Formula One team this week in Barcelona.

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Apr 13

Stanaway to start GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

GP3 graduate and WEC driver Richie Stanaway is set to begin the 2015 GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

Richie Stanaway The 23-year-old GP2 rookie impressed by topping the times at the Abu Dhabi pre-season test, followed by displaying competitive race pace in Bahrain last week.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Campos Racing preseason testing continues in Bahrain

GP2 pre-season ends this week with its second three-day collective test

Campos Racing and its two drivers already performed brilliantly in Abu Dhabi, as Arthur Pic and Rio Haryanto finished in the top eight throughout the week.

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Mar 11

Richie Stanaway quickest at Yas Marina (updated)

Status Grand Prix driver sets fastest laptime on Day 3

GP2 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) The final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter.

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Mar 11

Richie Stanaway quickest in morning session

Status Grand Prix driver sets Day 3 pace at Yas Marina

Richie Stanaway quickest in morning sessionThe final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter.

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Mar 10

Zoël Amberg with Team Lazarus at the GP2 Series tests in Abu Dhabi

The Swiss driver will participate in the test sessions in the United Arab Emirates on 9, 10 and 11 March with the Team from Padua.

GP2 - Team Lazarus - Zoël Amberg Amberg is 22 years old and was born in Stans, in the canton of Nidwalden. He will take part in the tests next to Nathanaël Berthon on a track, which already has seen the Swiss in a car for the shakedowns from 27 to 29 November 2014 Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Alex Lynn quickest on Day 2

DAMS driver set fastest laptime of second pre-season testing day Yas Marina Circuit
Click to DownloadThe second day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina circuit opened in windy conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace ahead of Alexander Rossi and Arthur Pic as most drivers focused on long runs and race simulations this morning.

Mar 10

Alex Lynn sets morning pace

DAMS driver quickest in Day 2 morning session at Yas Marina Circuit

Alex Lynn sets morning paceThe second day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina circuit opened in windy conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace ahead of Alexander Rossi and Arthur Pic as most drivers focused on long runs and race simulations this morning.

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Mar 09

Pierre Gasly tops Day 1 at Yas Marina

DAMS quickest in opening pre-season test day

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The 2015 GP2 Series pre-season tests got underway today at the Yas Marina Circuit. Day one of the three day test saw all twenty-six drivers eager to try out the brand new DRS on their cars. When the pitlane went green, Alexander Rossi was the first man out soon followed by the rest of the field for their installation laps on a dirty track and in windy conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

The 2015 pre-season GP2 tests start at Yas Marina

First three-day test session opens tomorrow in Abu Dhabi
GP2 Series Media The opening GP2 Series pre-season test session of the year kicks off tomorrow at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. For three days, teams and drivers will work on the eleventh season of the category which will open on April 17-19 at Sakhir, Bahrain, alongside Formula One.

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Mar 07

Richie Stanaway set for second GP2 test with Status

Richie Stanaway returns to Status Grand Prix for the official GP2 pre-season test in Abu Dhabi next week.

Richie Stanaway Following multiple GP3 race wins with the team in 2014 Stanaway took part in day one of the post-season GP2 test, ending the session as top rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Pascal Wehrlein to test with Sahara Force India in Barcelona

Pascal will drive the VJM07 on Thursday and Saturday. Sergio Perez will drive on Friday and Nico Hulkenberg on Sunday

06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India is pleased to announce that Pascal Wehrlein will drive for the team at the upcoming testing session in Barcelona, Spain beginning on 19 February.

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Jan 07

Caterham F1 negotiations ‘annoyingly slow’

Caterham went in to administration in October 2014

11 - Caterham F1 Team The administrator for the Caterham F1 Team says negotiations with three interested parties have been “annoyingly slow” as time starts to run out to save the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Jorge Lorenzo triumphs in Abu Dhabi endurance event

Jorge Lorenzo played a successful role in a 12-hour endurance event over the weekend at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit.

Lorenzo shines in the endurance test in Abu DhabiDriving a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo, the double MotoGP™ World title winner demonstrated his four-wheel skills once again to come out on top in the ‘Gentleman’ category of the event.

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Dec 13

Maserati Trofeo World Series: Calamia ends an amazing year with a win

The 2014 Maserati Trofeo began with a Mauro Calamia win at Spa, Belgium, and ended the same way.

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo The Swiss Team driver’s stage this time was Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates; scene of the final round in Maserati’s single-race series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Jorge Lorenzo to participate in endurance event in Abu Dhabi

The Majorcan rider will be part of the Kessel Racing team sponsored by Monster Energy

endurance race for lorenzo in Abu DhabiThis weekend Jorge Lorenzo will participate in a 12-hour endurance race being held at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Abu Dhabi hosts the final round of the Maserati Trofeo

Maserati Trofeo World Series, Abu Dhabi (UAE), 11 – 13 December 2014

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo The Yas Marina circuit, in Abu Dhabi, will host the closing round in the Maserati Trofeo World Series for the second year running. The race weekend of 11-12 December will share the bill with the Abu Dhabi 12 Hour.

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Dec 10

Record Ferrari gathering in Middle East

The Finali Mondiali weekend at the Yas Marina circuit turned into a huge celebration for all Ferrari enthusiasts and tifosi.

Finali Mondiali - Abu Dhabi (2) Aside from the opportunity to admire a stunning array of Prancing Horse cars designed specifically for the track, attendees also witnessed an impressive gathering of Ferraris from all over the Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Finali Mondiali: A great end with the Ferrari Show

200 Ferraris from different eras swarmed onto the track

Finali Mondiali - Abu Dhabi (1) This week’s Finali Mondiali, held for the first time outside Europe, in Abu Dhabi, ended with a day of exciting racing and a demonstration featuring everything that’s best about the world of Ferrari.

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Nov 30

Alex Lynn: from Formula One to GP2 in Abu Dhabi

As I get this blog together, I’m sitting in Dubai Airport waiting to get on a plane, and I cannot wait to get home!

Alex Lynn I’ve been away for two weeks in Abu Dhabi – two weeks that have been right up there as the most eventful and special of my career. First of all I wrapped up the GP3 title last weekend, then on Wednesday afternoon I had my first track-test of a Formula 1 car in a Lotus-Renault, and finally on Friday and Saturday I tested in GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

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