Tag Archive: Yas Marina Circuit

Nov 30

F2: Delétraz heads day 1 of post-season test

Swiss driver quickest overall, Norris tops morning session

Delétraz heads day 1 of post-season testLouis Delétraz has topped the timesheets for day 1 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit, claiming the honours in the evening session with a time of 1:48.282, less than a tenth ahead Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, while in a morning session largely focused on longer runs Lando Norris stopped the clock at 1:49.084 to grab P1 by a tenth from Jack Aitken and Delétraz.

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

F2: Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint win (updated)

Champion barges into lead on last lap of last race of 2017

Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint winCharles Leclerc topped off his championship run with victory in the final race of the 2017 Formula 2 Championship this afternoon for the sprint race at the Yas Marina Circuit, slicing through his rivals all race long before mugging race leader Alexander Albon last time through on the long straight and running all the way to the flag ahead of Albon and Nicholas Latifi.

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Nov 26

GP3: Boccolacci signs off with maiden win (updated)

Frenchman flies to victory in final race of 2017  

Boccolacci signs off with maiden win

Dorian Boccolacci finally grabbed his elusive maiden win in this afternoon’s Race 2 at the Yas Marina Circuit, making a strong start before overtaking for the lead early in the race and then soaring off into the distance in the last race of the 2017 GP3 Series, ahead of teammate Ryan Tveter and Daniel Ticktum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

GP3: Kari soars to maiden victory (updated)

Finn flies to Race 1 win in Abu Dhabi

Kari soars to maiden victoryNiko Kari drove a perfect race in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, pushing up to the lead at the start and absorbing all the pressure his rivals could through at him, along with a couple of VSC periods, for his maiden win in the GP3 Series ahead of 2017 champion George Russell and Arjun Maini. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Vettel fastest in opening Abu Dhabi F1 practice

Vettel turned in a fastest lap time of 1:39.006 to finish one-tenth of a second clear of Hamilton

2017-10-21_0862Sebastian Vettel made a strong start to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend by leading the opening Formula 1 practice session on Friday afternoon, edging out Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

F2: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Championship round 11 preview

2017 Round 11 preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab EmiratesThe final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship will be held this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, rejoining the F1 paddock for the glamourous finale of their 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

GP3: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

GP3 Series Round 8 preview

2017 Round 8 Preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates

The teams head to the Yas Marina Circuit for Round 8 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the final round of the season at a circuit well known to both teams and drivers given its popularity as a test circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Williams Martini Racing confirms 2017 Abu Dhabi Test Driver Line-up

The Pirelli tyre test will take place over two days at the Yas Marina circuit

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm it will run Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin for the Abu Dhabi Pirelli tyre test, alongside current race driver Lance Stroll. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

Race 1 of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East won by Antonelli and Roda at Yas Marina Circuit

The two Italian drivers first overall and in the AM class

Race1_Start It was a thrilling race, the one which took place at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi and officially inaugurated the new Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East. The victory went to the all-Italian duo formed by Davide Roda and Marco Antonelli, who finished first overall and ranked first in the AM class as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

GP3 Champion conducts development test

Charles Leclerc at the wheel of development car

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) portrait Following the conclusion of the GP3 season and post-season testing, newly crowned GP3 Series Champion Charles Leclerc continued his hard work, this time undertaking an important role in the development of the GP3 car for the upcoming 2017 season.

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Dec 02

Latifi ends on top

DAMS driver fastest overall during three days GP2 test  
Latifi ends on top Nicholas Latifi concluded his GP2 season on top at Yas Marina Circuit: the Canadian driver from DAMS set the fastest overall laptime over the past three days of post-season testing with a 1:49.929. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) and Jordan King (MP Motorsport) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »
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Dec 02

King sets the morning GP2 pace

Briton quickest on Day 3 in opening session

King sets the morning paceJordan King set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session on the last day of post-season testing at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:49.880, the MP Motorsport driver lapped 0.523s quicker than Racing Engineering’s Louis Delétraz. Johnny Cecotto (Rapax) completed the top three.

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Nov 19

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu Dhabi

GP3 multiple race winner graduates to GP2

Emil Bernstorff joins Arden International in Abu DhabiArden International are pleased to welcome back our 2015 GP3 Series driver Emil Bernstorff, to our driver line up for the season finale of the 2016 GP2 Series, at the stunning Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 04

GP2: Evans sets the morning pace

Kiwi quickest on Day 3 morning session

Evans sets the morning paceMitch Evans set the fastest laptime in today’s morning session at Yas Marina Circuit. With a laptime of 1:48.922, the Kiwi put his Campos car at the top of the timings – 0.004s ahead of DAMS’ Oliver Rowland. GP3 Series 2015 Vice Champion Luca Ghiotto completed the top three at the wheel of the Rapax car.

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Dec 03

GP2: Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning session

Russian driver sets the early pace

Markelov quickest in Day 2 morning sessionArtem Markelov set the pace in this morning’s test session at Yas Marina Circuit clocking in a laptime of 1:49.008, a hairsbreadth ahead of Nicholas Latifi and André Negrao.

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