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Abu Dhabi GP qualifying in pictures 31st October 2009, 23:44

With a spanking new multi-million pound venue and a golden sunset, F1′s photographers have outstripped themselves capturing some truly gorgeous pictures from today’s qualifying session. Here’s the pick of the bunch.

Hamilton slightly lighter than rivals (Abu Dhabi Grand Prix fuel weights)

Lewis Hamilton may be carrying a couple of kilos less fuel than his rivals – but will it be enough for them to keep up with him? Here’s the fuel weights for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in full:

Untouchable Hamilton claims Abu Dhabi pole (Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying)

Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to take pole position by two-thirds of a second. The two Red Bulls will line up behind him but team mate Heikki Kovalainen was left 13th after his McLaren broke down during Q2.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid

1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’40.948 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’41.615 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’41.726 4. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’41.786 5. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’41.892 6. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’41.897 7. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’41.992 8. Nick Heidfeld, BMW – 1’42.343 9. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – […]

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying live blog

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice 3 live blog

Review the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.

F1 cars in action at Abu Dhabi (pictures) 30th October 2009, 18:13

We’ve seen previews and renderings of what Yas Island would look like. But only now that we’ve had our first glimpse of the cars in action on the circuit can we see such what an exceptional venue this is. Added to the impressive architecture was the rare sight of F1 cars in action at sunset […]

Make your predictions for the first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

It’s the last race of the season and while the drivers’ and construcotrss titles have been won, we still have the thrilling denouement of the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship. Make your predictions for pole position and the podium below.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice 2 live blog

Review the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice 2 live blog below.

Lewis Hamilton’s career in video (part 2)

F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look at the career of world champion Lewis Hamilton. Lewis Hamilton got a lot of breaks in the minor formulae thanks to two reasons: his speed and his link to McLaren’s Ron Dennis. Now the dream was about to be fulfilled – an F1 drive with McLaren.