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Lotus blame broken part for Raikkonen’s exclusion 2nd November 2013, 21:03

Lotus say a broken part was to blame for Kimi Raikkonen’s car failing a post-qualifying inspection which caused him to be sent to the back of the grid.

Can Raikkonen ‘do a Vettel’ after penalty?

Kimi Raikkonen will start at the rear of the field in Abu Dhabi as Sebastian Vettel did last year. Can he mimic Vettel’s recovery drive to third place?

Raikkonen excluded from qualifying, will start last

Kimi Raikkonen has been excluded from qualifying after his Lotus failed a floor deflection test.

2013 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Raikkonen’s car fails floor test after qualifying

Kimi Raikkonen could lose his fifth place on the grid after his car failed a technical inspection following qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Raikkonen: Short wheelbase car suits my driving style

Kimi Raikkonen says he’s pleased to have switched back to the short wheelbase version of the Lotus as it suits his driving style better.

Problem with car caused spin, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton said the car problem he reported during qualifying led to his spin during his final lap.

Webber pleased with pole on bogey track

Mark Webber said he was happy to take pole position at a track he does not count as one of his favourites.

Webber takes pole from Vettel as Hamilton spins

Mark Webber claimed his second pole position of the season in Abu Dhabi, narrowly beating team mate Sebastian Vettel.

Live: 2013 GP3 Abu Dhabi Race One

Follow the penultimate race in the 2013 GP3 championship on F1 Fanatic Live which could decide the destiny of the title.