- Practice Two: Vettel edges Hamilton at Yas Marina
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel rose to the top of the pile as dusk fell in Abu Dhabi, but the world champion ended FP2 only 0.168s ahead of FP1 pacesetter Lewis Hamilton for McLaren.
- Hamilton’s departure will be a major loss: Button
McLaren driver Jenson Button feels that Lewis Hamilton’s departure will be a major loss for the F1 team.
- Practice One: Hamilton heads McLaren one-two in Abu Dhabi
McLaren got their Abu Dhabi campaign off to a dramatic start with the two fastest times on Nov 2, as Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button dominated Practice One.
- I won’t be Perez’s ‘older brother’, says Button
He says that he is certainly not going to be Sergio Perez’s ‘older brother’, and is unsure what he will learn from the young Mexican when he becomes his team mate at McLaren next year, but Jenson Button was nothing but upbeat in Abu Dhabi.
- Alonso to push Red Bull to limit at Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi: Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso insists his chances of winning the F1 championship aren’t over yet, despite Red Bull’s Vettel winning the past four races and driving a faster car.
- Abu Dhabi GP 2012: Prancing Horse or Raging Bull?
The odds continue to favour Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull as the world championship fight heads straight from India, which yielded them their fourth consecutive victory of the season, to this weekend’s 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
- Exhaust development not out of hand: McLaren
McLaren technical director Paddy Lowe says he sees nothing wrong with the intensive development work being carried out by leading teams on the designs of their exhaust exits and related rear bodywork.
- Toro Rosso retain Ricciardo and Vergne for 2013
Toro Rosso will continue with their current driver line-up of Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne for the 2013 season, the Italian team have confirmed. It will be the second year with the Red Bull-backed squad for both men.
- Raikkonen reconfirmed at Lotus for 2013
Kimi Raikkonen is, as expected, set to continue racing with Lotus next year. It follows a successful comeback season for the Finn, who lies third in the championship on the back of six podium finishes and point-scoring results in all but one 2012 round.
- Harbhajan hoping for a Ferrari win
Greater Noida: Cricketer Harbhajan Singh said that he was proud of the fact that a Formula One race was being held in the country and hoped a win for Ferrari would see him being gifted a road car from the Italian team.