Tag Archive: Yas Marina

Dec 03

GP3: Laaksonen, Vivacqua, Pulcini, Gachot and Kari drove the Campos Racing-run cars during the three-day winter test

Campos Racing gets positive feedback from collective test at Yas Marina

_L5R5734Çampos Racing brought the 2017 season to a positive end with an excellent overall performance during GP3 Series’ collective test at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 28

Hamilton: Dip in form after title win not as bad as 2015

“I do and try and still turn up and do the job. It’s just not so easy.”

2017-10-21_0978Lewis Hamilton does not think his dip in form at the end of the 2017 Formula 1 season was as bad as in 2015, but admitted he was not racing at 100 per cent through the final two races of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 20

Yas Marina Q&A with Nyck De Vries: “Finally we are racing again very soon and that’s good.”

This weekend sees the final round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship taking place at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi

There has been a long break since the last round at Jerez it hasn’t been a holiday for Racing Engineering with the team working hard at their base in Sanlucar de Barrameda to prepare for the last two races of the year and it has been a similar story for their driver Nyck De Vries who has had a full diary to ensure his days are occupied. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Euro F3 Champion Norris To Make F2 Début In Season Finalé

McLaren Young Driver races with Campos Racing in Yas Marina

British rising star Lando Norris will make his FIA Formula 2 Championship début by contesting the final event of 2017 for Campos Racing at the Yas Marina Circuit (24-26 Nov).

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Aug 21

Formula 1 launches new eSports series

“As we do in Formula 1, we’ll continue to evolve and innovate”

2017-06-11_1048Formula 1 has announced it will hold its first official eSports series in co-operation with Codemasters and Gfinity, starting with initial qualifiers next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Grands Prix in Brazil and Abu Dhabi

 13 sets in total for the weekend

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Pirelli will bring the following compounds to the rounds on the 2017 Formula One season in Brazil (November 10-12) and Abu Dhabi (November 24-26) which will be held on the São Paulo and Yas Marina circuits respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Fukuzumi tops morning GP3 session in Yas Marina

ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzimi leads the way

Fukuzumi tops morning session in Yas MarinaFollowing the conclusion of the 2016 GP3 Series season, the teams remained at the Yas Marina Circuit ready to embark on a three day post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 28

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him up

“I wasn’t expecting it, maybe I was a bit naïve but I didn’t expect it”

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him upNew Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg has revealed he didn’t expect Lewis Hamilton to adopt delaying tactics during a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix title finale but says he ‘can understand’ why he did. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Lynn sprints to GP2 win as Gasly crowned Champion

Briton on top as Frenchman claims 2016 title

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS) Alex Lynn dominated this afternoon’s Sprint Race in Abu Dhabi, claiming the final win of the 2016 season with an experienced, rapid run from lights to flag ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Sergey Sirotkin, while further back Antonio Giovinazzi could manage no better that P6, handing the title to teammate Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Hughes victorious in Yas Marina GP3 race 2

DAMS racer Jake Hughes wins final race of the season

GP3 - DAMS racer Jake Hughes wins final race of the season What a turnaround for Jake Hughes: After a disastrous start to the weekend, the DAMS rookie started yesterday’s Race 1 from the pitlane and fought back to earn himself a front row start for the final race of the season.

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Nov 25

Albon tops Yas Marina GP3 free practice

Top three in the title battle lead the way in opening session

GP3 - Alexander Albon (ART Grand Prix) ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Albon took first blood in the final round of the 2016 GP3 Series season by posting the fastest lap of the Free Practice session at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Thai racer’s best laptime of 1:56.885 was one tenth clear of fellow title rival Antonio Fuoco (Trident). Series leader Charles Leclerc was third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Pirelli shows the entire range of wide 2017 tyres In Abu Dhabi

New Tread Patterns Revealed For Intermediate And Wet

2016-11-24 - Pirelli shows the entire range of wide 2017 tyres In Abu Dhabi 02The entire range of new P Zero tyres in wider 2017 size is being presented in the Yas Marina paddock at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, together with a first look at the new tread pattern for the Cinturato intermediate and wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP2 Series round 11 preview: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Presentation of the final round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 11 Preview Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi (Antonio Giovinazzi, Pierre Gasly, Raffaele Marciello) The final round of the 2016 GP2 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Last month, at the tenth and penultimate round in Sepang, rookie Antonio Giovinazzi proved his worth again after he dominated the Feature Race from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP3 Series round 9 preview: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

The best stats and noteworthy moments ahead of the final round

2016 GP3 Series Round 9 Preview Yas Marina (Charles Leclerc, Alex Albon, Antonio Fuoco) The anticipation is almost over! The GP3 Series sets up camp at the spectacular Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi for the ninth and final round of the 2016 season.

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Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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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 »

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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 04

GP3: Leclerc sets the pace in morning session

ART Grand Prix tester fastest in Yas Marina

Leclerc sets the pace in morning sessionMonegasque driver Charles Leclerc posted the quickest time in the morning session on the third and final day of post-season testing. His best laptime of 1:55.115 was 0.058s faster than Kevin Joerg (testing for Arden International). Alex Albon (ART GP) was third.

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