Tag Archive: Yas Marina

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Dec 03

GP3: Fuoco fastest on day two of testing

Trident’s Antonio Fuoco quickest overall in Yas Marina

GP3 Antonio Fuoco (Trident) Trident tester and Ferrari Academy Driver Antonio Fuoco was quickest overall on day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. His best laptime of 1:55.135 was 0.058s faster than Arden International’s Jake Dennis in the morning session. Jack Aitken also from Arden, posted the fastest time of the afternoon session with 1:55.164. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Leclerc tops day one of GP3 testing

ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc quickest in Yas Marina

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) Monegasque rookie Charles Leclerc was fastest overall on day one of testing at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The ART Grand Prix tester’s best lap of 1:55.209 was almost half a second clear of his nearest opposition Antonio Fuoco (Trident) – which was set in the afternoon session. Matthew Parry – also having made the switch to test for the 2015 runners-up squad Trident; was quickest in the morning.

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Dec 01

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

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

Dec 01

Trident Motorsport GP2 & GP3 post seasonal test sessions preview – Abu Dhabi

On track for the last test sessions of the 2015 season 

Trident Motorsport logoAs motorsport keeps running as quickly as a single-seater car on-track, the teams and drivers of the GP2 and GP3 Series will be back rolling once again just a few days after the completion of the 2015 season. A three-day session is scheduled on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December at the Yas Marina venue in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Status Grand Prix post-season test line-up

Canadian squad announce their line up for the three days

Status Grand Prix logo The Yas Marina post-season GP2 test sees an all new driver line-up in the Status GP2 cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Palou takes maiden win as Ocon is crowned 2015 GP3 Champion

Campos Racing rookie victorious as ART GP’s Ocon grabs GP3 title in Yas Marina
GP3 - Alex Palou (Campos Racing) On top of the world! ART Grand Prix and Mercedes junior Esteban Ocon clinched the GP3 crown today at the season finale in Abu Dhabi by finishing in third place, to take the title by eight points from Trident’s Luca Ghiotto. It was also celebration time for Campos Racing rookie Alex Palou who pocketed his debut GP3 win ahead of Carlin and Ferrari Academy Driver Antonio Fuoco.

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Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

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