Abu Dhabi GP qualifying in pictures

Evening turned to night during Abu Dhabi qualifying

Evening turned to night during Abu Dhabi qualifying

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.

Read more: F1 cars in action at Abu Dhabi (pictures)

Images (C) Ferrari spa, Brawn GP, Renault/LAT, Williams/LAT, Bridgestone, www.mclaren.com, Getty Images/Red Bull, Force India F1 Team, Toyota F1 World, BMW ag

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9 comments on Abu Dhabi GP qualifying in pictures

  1. Harv's said on 31st October 2009, 23:52

    looking down the pit straight towards the final corner looks like something out of a movie,

    the circuit doesnt seem to fit in with the FIA’s cost cutting plan though

  2. Harv's said on 31st October 2009, 23:56

    the pic of barri in the black looks awsome! keith the mclaren would look even better in that photo

  3. Prisoner Monkeys said on 1st November 2009, 3:27

    Abu Dhabi: the best-looking Grand Prix EVER, hands down.

  4. it’s absolutley stunning. and not constant dark, like in Singapore (okay, the free practices there are similar), but changing light conditions in many colours. i enjoyed the beginning of the qualy, with the late-afternoon setting. oh man…

  5. I’m gonna make the pit lane picture into a poster. Love the mood of that picture. In case you don’t know which one i’m taking about, it’s this: http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/2009/10/31/abu-dhabi-gp-qualifying-in-pictures/suti_forc_abu_2009-1-2/

  6. And to think that it all depends on scruffy Silverstone where so many constructors, engineers and drivers have learned their trade.
    This is a hotel complex with shops, saunas, swimming pools and a racing track for ? how many events each year, F3, club meetings, historic racing.
    Good to see Abu Dahbi as long as the heart of the industry prospers but useless without the cars.
    See how many drivers you can list who came up by way of F3 in the UK.

  7. Shagrathian said on 1st November 2009, 10:45

    I almost get all pictures. Thanks, Keith. Great choices.

  8. Kimi is the best!

  9. kimi rules!

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