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Abu Dhabi F1 track revealed in pictures 8th October 2009, 23:48

The FIA has given its official seal of approval to the Yas Island circuit which will host the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the final F1 race of the year. These first pictures of the completed circuit show some of its unusual details – including the hotel which bridges across the track at one point.

Sebastien Loeb tests GP2 car ahead of possible Abu Dhabi F1 debut (Pictures)

Reigning World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb tested a GP2 car at Jerez in Spain today. The French five-times title winner drove for the DPR team amid rumours he wil drive for Toro Rosso in the F1 season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Loeb was slowest of the 25 drivers in action at the circuit today.

Japanese Grand Prix technical review

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer looks at the changes to the cars at the Japanese Grand Prix. The Japanese Grand Prix saw F1 make its long-awaited return to Suzuka, which demands a fundamentally different style of car to Fuji. Fuji has few high speed corners and in quite twisty, especially in sector three, before […]