The FIA has increased the length of one of Yas Marina’s two DRS zones in a bid to increase overtaking.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
While Hamilton lost time in Q3, Button got quicker.
“The performance was there but we couldn’t really get to it. This afternoon it was quite a bit better.”
Lewis Hamilton admitted he fell short of his best with his final two efforts in qualifying.
Sebastian Vettel matched Nigel Mansell’s record in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel on pole position again in Abu Dhabi.
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Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel’s 2010 pole position time in the final hour of practice.
Follow the 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix third practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
In the round-up: Ross Brawn says qualifying is “a great show” despite drivers not setting times.