Tag Archive: Yas Marina Circuit

Feb 04

McLaren-Honda Jerez Test, Day Four

Jerez test report – day four

2015-02-02 - McLaren Honda - Jerez - Jenson Button 06Despite a number of frustrating issues, the team still managed a number of long runs today, and was able to incorporate a compressed programme of aerodynamic testing into the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

McLaren-Honda Jerez Test, Day Three

Jerez test report – day three

2015-02-02 - McLaren Honda - Jerez - Jenson Button 07After two tricky days, the team turned a corner this morning, managing 32 trouble-free laps around Jerez, which enabled us to put our first serious miles on both the MP4-30 and the RA615H power unit.

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Feb 02

McLaren-Honda Jerez Test, Day Two

Today was another day of limited running for the team

2015-01-29 - McLaren Honda - 00 - MP4-30 - Low front onDespite a concerted effort overnight to rectify the issues that had limited progress yesterday, our first run this morning once again brought a problem to the surface.

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Feb 01

McLaren-Honda Jerez Test, Day One

“Given the complexity of modern Formula 1 machinery, the sorts of issues we encountered today weren’t too surprising” – Fernando Alonso

2015-01-29 - McLaren Honda - 02 - MP4-30 - 3-4After conducting shakedowns with our interim MP4-29H/1X1 at Silverstone and Yas Marina Circuit last November, today marked the first time that the McLaren-Honda chassis and power unit had run together as a bespoke combination, in the sleek and tightly packaged MP4-30. 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 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: Ferrari Challenge North America and Asia Pacific

Perez, Blancardi and Hanna do the double

Finali Mondiali Ferrari Challenge Day Two It was a day of doubles in the Ferrari Challenge North America and the Asia Pacific series, which ended today at the Yas Marina circuit. The North American Trofeo Pirelli series was dominated this year by Mexico’s Ricardo Perez and today he was the clear winner ahead of Henrik Hedman and Marc Muzzo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Pierre Gasly tops GP2 Day 1 at Yas Marina

Frenchman quickest on first day of post-season testing in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The 2014 GP2 Series post-season testing opened today at Yas Marina Circuit for three days with many new faces joining some more familiar ones. Each team have been provided with seven sets of Medium Pirelli tyres for the three days.

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Nov 23

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Nov 23

Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers’ world championship

Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton is the new Formula 1 world champion

2014-11-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team 03A triumphant end to the 2014 Formula 1 season for Mercedes-Benz as Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton wins the concluding race of the campaign at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to take the Formula 1 world championship title for the second time in his career. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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