Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sergio Perez looking focused as he prepares for a session. Silverstone July 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
Sergio Perez: Pierre Gasly would have got a penalty if it wasn’t the last race
As he pursued Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez felt Pierre Gasly had cost him at least a second late in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Mick Schumacher stern walking on the grid. Brazil November 2022
Sam Cooper
Mick Schumacher retains hope for F1 future: ‘It didn’t feel like my last race’
Mick Schumacher is now a free agent after Haas opted not to extend his contract.
Esteban Ocon leads Sebastian Vettel. Abu Dhabi November 2022.
Henry Valantine
Otmar Szafnauer lauds Esteban Ocon’s ‘Minister of Defence’ showing in Abu Dhabi
Otmar Szafnauer praised Esteban Ocon for his improvements, highlighting that the 'Minister of Defence' mantle should potentially move to him.
Sebastian Vettel in the Aston Martin garage looking glum. Mexico October 2022
Jamie Woodhouse
Sebastian Vettel: Aston Martin ‘threw away’ P6 with flawed one-stopper
By sticking him on a one-stop strategy, Sebastian Vettel believes Aston Martin threw away their chance of beating Alfa Romeo to P6 in the Constructors'.
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Carlos Sainz, Ferrari, side-by-side. Abu Dhabi, November 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
Carlos Sainz accuses Lewis Hamilton of returning P4 in a ‘cheeky way’
Although not criticising Lewis Hamilton, Carlos Sainz said it was "cheeky" how he returned a position to him early in the Abu Dhabi GP.
Charles Leclerc is interviewed. Austin October 2022.
Sam Cooper
Charles Leclerc’s delight in finally pushing Red Bull into mistakes
He did not win the race but Charles Leclerc believes Ferrari executed the plan to perfection.
Fernando Alonso ahead of an AlphaTauri. Abu Dhabi November 2022.
Jon Wilde
Fernando Alonso: ‘Unacceptable’ Alpine reliability issues ‘all happened to my car’
Yet again, it was Car 14 that broke down as Fernando Alonso's time at Alpine ended disappointingly in Abu Dhabi.
Mercedes CEO Toto Wolff. Zandvoort September 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
Toto Wolff at peace with 2022 season: ‘Was our doing’, 2021 was not
Comparing the pain levels of 2021 and 2022, Toto Wolff says 2021 was more painful as Mercedes could not control how their season ended.
Max Verstappen with Sergio Perez. Abu Dhabi, November 2022.
Sam Cooper
Max Verstappen: Letting Sergio Perez through wouldn’t have been ‘nicest way’ to finish
Max Verstappen finished first but his team-mate Sergio Perez missed out on P2 to Charles Leclerc.
Lewis Hamilton retires from the Abu Dhabi GP. Yas Marina November 2022.
Jon Wilde
Lewis Hamilton’s brutal assessment as he finishes F1 2022 with zero wins
Mercedes started and finished the season with a car they did not want, said Lewis Hamilton.