Practice 2: Hamilton tops as Vettel crashes

Nov.11 (Reuters) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Friday while double world champion Sebastian Vettel crunched into the barriers. Vettel, returning to the Yas...

Vettel and Alonso end up in the same wall

Nov.11 (F1 Media) World Champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso both shrugged off practice crashes this afternoon that saw their preparation for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix temporarily grind to a...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Renault preview

Nov.11 (Renault) Lotus Renault GP put their trio of driving talents to the test on the opening day of practice at the 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as Romain Grosjean lined up alongside Vitaly Petrov for the...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Ferrari report

Nov.11 (Ferrari) In the unusual and intriguing atmosphere of the Yas Marina circuit, where track action starts under the blinding light of the sun before going on to run under the floodlights, there was a...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Williams report

Nov.11 (Williams) Team and drivers review the first practice day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, round 18 of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship, at the Yas Marina Circuit. Objectives P1 & P2 •...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Virgin Racing report

Nov.11 (Virgin Racing) The first two Free Practice sessions for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix took place today at the Yas Marina Circuit, where Marussia Virgin Racing Reserve Driver Robert Wickens got the chance...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: McLaren report

Nov.11 (McLaren) Team and drivers review the first practice day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, round 18 of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship, at the Yas Marina Circuit. Lewis Hamilton:...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Force India report

Nov.11 (Force India) Team and drivers review the first practice day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, round 18 of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship, at the Yas Marina Circuit. Free practice...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Red Bull report

Nov.11 (Red Bull Racing) Mark Webber was the fastest of our drivers in both of today's Free Practice sessions. Sebastian Vettel lost the car on the entrance to Turn 1 during the second session but only minor...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Mercedes report

Nov.11 (Mercedes GP Petronas) Drivers Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg completed the first two practice sessions for the 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit this evening. • P1 took...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: HRT report

Nov.11 (HRT) Day passed to night as the cars ran round the 5.554km Yas Marina Circuit on the first day of practice sessions at the penultimate race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Vitantonio Liuzzi...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Sauber report

Nov.11 (Sauber) At the end of the first day of practice ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix the Sauber F1 Team drivers, Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez, were 10th and 11th respectively on the time sheet....

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Team Lotus report

Nov.11 (Team Lotus) Team and drivers review the first practice day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, round 18 of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship, at the Yas Marina Circuit. Heikki Kovalainen, Car...

Abu Dhabi Day 1: Toro Rosso report

Nov.11 (Toro Rosso) Team and drivers review the first practice day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, round 18 of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship, at the Yas Marina Circuit. Jean-Eric Vergne...

Mercedes in no hurry to re-sign Schumi

Nov.11 (GMM) Mercedes GP is not rushing to re-sign Michael Schumacher beyond the 2012 season because the seven time world champion has no mind to switch teams. That was the explanation of Norbert Haug on...

Rivals would welcome Raikkonen back

Nov.11 (Reuters) Kimi Raikkonen's possible Formula One comeback would liven up the post-race party scene as well as adding a sixth world champion to the starting grid, rivals agree. The 2007 world champion,...

Mallya’s Kingfisher airline $1 billion in debt

Nov.11 (GMM) Away from the Formula 1 track, Force India boss Vijay Mallya is enduring tough times. Reports on Friday are revealing an ever-worsening situation within the Indian billionaire's airline...

Michael in attendance in McLaren pit

Nov.11 (GMM) Sam Michael is in Abu Dhabi making his first appearance with McLaren. The Australian's last race as Williams' technical director was Korea, and it was expected that he would sit out the rest of...