Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Mick Schumacher after qualifying. Abu Dhabi November 2022.
Henry Valantine
Q2 an ‘achievement’ for Mick Schumacher, traffic a ‘killer’ for Kevin Magnussen
Like Sao Paulo last time out, there were contrasting fortunes at Haas - with Mick Schumacher having the better time of it this time around.
Sergio Perez looks out after qualifying. Abu Dhabi November 2022.
Henry Valantine
Sergio Perez excited to be ‘playing for something’ in season finale
Sergio Perez is raring to go in his duel with Charles Leclerc to take second in the Drivers' Championship on Sunday.
Carlos Sainz in all red with hands to his head. Brazil November 2022
Jamie Woodhouse
Carlos Sainz will let Charles Leclerc through if Ferrari give the order
Keeping an eye very much fixed on Mercedes, Carlos Sainz will play the team game if Ferrari ask him to in support of Charles Leclerc.
Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin and Fernando Alonso, Alpine, embrace. Azerbaijan, June 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
Fernando Alonso to ‘take care’ of Sebastian Vettel at his final race start
Fernando Alonso does not want Sebastian Vettel to have his final Formula 1 race ruined by trouble on the opening lap in Abu Dhabi.
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari and Sergio Perez, Red Bull, acknowledge each other. Abu Dhabi, November 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
Charles Leclerc will ‘go for it’ if Sergio Perez overtake opportunity arises
Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez head into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix where only one can emerge as runner-up in the Drivers' Championship.
Pierre Gasly wide eyed on the grid. Saudi Arabia March 2022
Sam Cooper
Traffic was ‘busier than rush hour in London or Paris’ says Pierre Gasly
Pierre Gasly would have preferred a drive through central London to a lap around the Yas Marina circuit.
Esteban Ocon in the Alpine garage. Abu Dhabi November 2022.
Henry Valantine
Esteban Ocon revels in ‘best qualy of the year’, but McLaren ‘hid their game well’
Esteban Ocon thought his Abu Dhabi qualifying was his best of the year, but McLaren kept some speed under wraps before the session.
George Russell, Mercedes, followed by Max Verstappen, Red Bull. Abu Dhabi, November 2022.
Jamie Woodhouse
George Russell admits Mercedes W13 ‘just not efficient enough’ in Abu Dhabi
At venues like Yas Marina which offer a complete test, George Russell says the Mercedes W13 is not efficient enough.
Sebastian Vettel waving. Abu Dhabi, November 2022.
Sam Cooper
Winners and Losers from Abu Dhabi GP qualifying: Mercedes take a backward step
Sebastian Vettel proved there was life in the old dog yet with a trademark performance in Abu Dhabi.
Daniel Ricciardo smiles. Monza September 2022.
Jon Wilde
Daniel Ricciardo has no plans to attend all 24 grands prix in 2023
Do not expect to see Daniel Ricciardo as a permanent fixture in the paddock next season, whatever his role.