Tag Archive: Yas Marina

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 »

Nov 28

Kirchhöfer wins as GP3 title battle goes to the wire

German driver victorious after Ocon penalised in Yas Marina
GP3 - Kirchhofer, Bernstorff & Eriksson The fight for the GP3 crown will be decided tomorrow at the season finale in Yas Marina! ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon led the race from start to finish but the Frenchman was given a five second time penalty for exceeding track limits and gaining and advantage on lap one.

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Nov 26

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

What a weekend we have in store!

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi Last week GP3 Series made its debut in Sakhir around the Bahrain International Circuit. It was Esteban Ocon who took first blood by claiming his second consecutive pole by half a second over Luca Ghiotto.

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Mar 11

Richie Stanaway quickest at Yas Marina (updated)

Status Grand Prix driver sets fastest laptime on Day 3

GP2 - Richie Stanaway (Status Grand Prix) The final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter.

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Mar 11

Richie Stanaway quickest in morning session

Status Grand Prix driver sets Day 3 pace at Yas Marina

Richie Stanaway quickest in morning sessionThe final day of the pre-season testing at Yas Marina opened once again in windy conditions. Alexander Rossi was the first driver to feed onto the track, closely followed by teammate Jordan King, but it was Stoffel Vandoorne who was the early pace setter.

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Mar 10

Alex Lynn quickest on Day 2

DAMS driver set fastest laptime of second pre-season testing day Yas Marina Circuit
Click to DownloadThe second day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina circuit opened in windy conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace ahead of Alexander Rossi and Arthur Pic as most drivers focused on long runs and race simulations this morning.

Mar 10

Alex Lynn sets morning pace

DAMS driver quickest in Day 2 morning session at Yas Marina Circuit

Alex Lynn sets morning paceThe second day of pre-season testing at Yas Marina circuit opened in windy conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace ahead of Alexander Rossi and Arthur Pic as most drivers focused on long runs and race simulations this morning.

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Mar 09

Pierre Gasly tops Day 1 at Yas Marina

DAMS quickest in opening pre-season test day

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The 2015 GP2 Series pre-season tests got underway today at the Yas Marina Circuit. Day one of the three day test saw all twenty-six drivers eager to try out the brand new DRS on their cars. When the pitlane went green, Alexander Rossi was the first man out soon followed by the rest of the field for their installation laps on a dirty track and in windy conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Sergio Canamasas joins Hilmer for Yas Marina test

The agreement covers this first pre-season test for now.

The Spaniard has reached an agreement with Hilmer Motorsport to join the German squad for the first GP2 collective testing taking place at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

The 2015 pre-season GP2 tests start at Yas Marina

First three-day test session opens tomorrow in Abu Dhabi
GP2 Series Media The opening GP2 Series pre-season test session of the year kicks off tomorrow at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. For three days, teams and drivers will work on the eleventh season of the category which will open on April 17-19 at Sakhir, Bahrain, alongside Formula One.

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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 »

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