Tag Archive: Yas Marina Circuit

Nov 22

Stoneman soars to Yas Marina victory

Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman records fifth GP3 win of the season
GP3 - Dean Stoneman (Koiranen GP) Brit Dean Stoneman continued his excellent run of form with a superb win in race one at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Koiranen GP ace got the better of pole-man Marvin Kirchhöfer (ART Grand Prix) and held on to secure victory despite pressure from the German. Dino Zamparelli joined the pair on the rostrum in third.

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Nov 21

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 21

Kirchhöfer flies to pole as Lynn becomes GP3 Champion

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer fastest, Alex Lynn takes title
GP3 - Marvin Kirchhöfer (ART Grand Prix) Success! A memorable qualifying session saw Marvin Kirchhofer blaze to pole, whilst Carlin and Red Bull Junior Team rookie Alex Lynn became the fifth driver to take the elusive GP3 crown.

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Nov 20

Abu Dhabi extends F1 race contract

Abu Dhabi’s long-term place on the F1 calendar is secure.

2012-11-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Yas Marina Circuit 01 The popular day-night race at the spectacular Yas Marina, scene of this weekend’s 2014 championship showdown, already had a contract through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Marussia team staff spotted in Abu Dhabi

Staff wearing Marussia team shirts were spotted on Wednesday in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

Marussia 17 - photo © DPPI - Éric Vargiolu The sightings, believed to be Ferrari personnel ready to work on the embattled team’s customer engines, coincided with rumours Marussia is in fact making its way to the region in the hope of racing this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Caterham ‘busy’ setting up in Abu Dhabi

Caterham has bucked expectations and arrived in Abu Dhabi for the 2014 finale

11 - Caterham F1 Team After a two-race absence and with administrators raising money through crowdfunding, scarcely a soul in the Interlagos paddock truly believed the green team would make the trip to the United Emirates Capital. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Red Bull blocks Vettel’s Ferrari test debut in Abu Dhabi

Also in Abu Dhabi, Pirelli will test its proposed 2015 tyres for the first time.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel (7) Sebastian Vettel will not be able to make his test debut for Ferrari in the days immediately after next month’s Abu Dhabi grand prix finale. Italy’s Omnicorse claims that, even though the Maranello team is yet to officially confirm that the German will be wearing red in 2015, it wanted Vettel to drive the F14-T at the post-Abu Dhabi test. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Raffaele Marciello looks forward to the first pre-season test session at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi

Racing Engineering Q&A

After your first contact with a GP2 car in Abu Dhabi almost four months ago, you will be back in the Racing Engineering car soon. Are you excited that your first GP2 season is about to start? Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 25

Richard Cregan signed to support “Formula Sochi”

Promoters of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix

Richard Cregan and Oleg Zabara The Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix Promoter has signed a contract with the consultancy company of Richard Cregan, Rasgaira, one of the most experienced managers in Formula 1.

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Nov 22

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to host F1 in Schools World Finals 2014

“It’s great to be heading back to Ferrari World again!”

F1 in schools logovFerrari World Abu Dhabi is set to host the F1 in Schools World Finals in Autumn next year, just prior to the 2014 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Nov 11

2012 GP3 Champion Mitch Evans completes aero and tyre tests in GP3 development car

GP3 Series conduct development tests for 2014 in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Didier Perrin & Mitch EvansFollowing the GP3 Series finale in Abu Dhabi, the focus was already on the 2014 season with the GP3 development car in action at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Niederhauser quickest on final day of GP3 post-season testing

MW Arden’s Patric Niederhauser fastest overall on third day of test in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Patric Niederhauser MW ArdenSwiss ace Patric Niederhauser clocked the best time on the third and final day of post-season testing at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 05

Stoneman quickest on Day 1 of GP3 post-season testing

Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman tops both sessions in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Dean Stoneman (Koiranen GP)The 2013 GP3 race season may be over but the action resumed in Abu Dhabi with three days of post-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Racing Engineering to run six drivers at the Abu Dhabi post-season test this week

Racing Engineering will be giving six drivers the opportunity to drive their cars

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Just two days after the last race of the 2013 GP2 Series all the teams are back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test. 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 03

Ellinas wins GP3 season finale in Abu Dhabi

Marussia Manor Racing’s Tio Ellinas victorious at Yas Marina Circuit

GP3 - Ellinas, Stoneman, Daly R2 Abu Dhabi 2013He started the season with a win and he ends the year on the top step of the podium – that’s the story of Tio Ellinas’ 2013 with Marussia Manor Racing.

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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 31

EQ8 Caterham Racing name GP2 post season test line-up

Caterham Racing at Yas Marina Circuit from 5th – 7th November
Caterham Racing logo

EQ8 Caterham Racing is pleased to announce that the following drivers will join the team for the official GP2 post-season test in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Nico Hulkenberg is spending Thursday in his hotel room rather than at the Yas Marina circuit

Hulkenberg unwell in Abu Dhabi

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand German reports by SID news agency and Auto Motor und Sport say the Sauber driver is unwell, apparently with an upset stomach picked up last week in India. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

2013 GP2 Series season – Round 11 preview: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Don’t stop me now

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME), Stefano Coletti (Rapax), James Calado (ART Grand Prix), Felipe Nasr (Carlin), Fabio Leimer (RacinThis is the most crucial race weekend of the year for three drivers: after a stellar season, Series leader Fabio Leimer and title rivals Sam Bird and Felipe Nasr have three days left to prove their worth and give again their absolute best at the Yas Marina Circuit where the final round of the season will take place.

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Oct 31

2013 GP3 Series Round 8 preview

Abu Dhabi, UAE preview

GP3 - Abu Dhabi PreviewThe waiting is over! After seven rounds, the season draws to a close in the spectacular setting of the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Oct 30

Symbol of UAE pride to be seen by millions around the world on F1 cars

The Toro Rosso team today spoke of their delight at being involved in the project.

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoA symbol of UAE pride will be painted onto two Formula 1 racing cars for the 2013 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it was announced today. 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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Oct 29

Rene Binder to test for Arden International

GP2 tests in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Rene Binder (3)After completing his first full season in the GP2 Series 21-year-old Austrian Rene Binder has been selected to test for Arden International Motorsport at the upcoming winter tests in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Last GP2 weekend of the season

Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón: “We’ll just treat it like any other race weekend”

Racing Engineering logoThe countdown continues to the final races of the 2013 GP2 Series and it is now just eight days to go until practice gets under way at the Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Racing Engineering : “The first mission is to grab the pole in Abu Dhabi”

Racing Engineering’s race engineer Seb Viger

Racing Engineering logo It is just over two weeks to the final race weekend of the 2013 GP2 Series and Racing Engineering’s driver Fabio Leimer will arrive at the Yas Marina circuit as leader of the Drivers’ Championship.

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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 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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