Abu Dhabi articles on F1 Fanatic archive

How Yas Marina could be changed to aid overtaking 23rd November 2010, 9:36

The architects who redesigned Silverstone show how a revised Yas Marina track could look.

Adrian Sutil says F1 is losing its thrill because the tracks are “too safe” 10th January 2010, 11:33

Adrian Sutil has given a frank assessment of the newest track on the F1 calendar, telling the Times of India the circuit was safe but “boring”: Abu Dhabi was one of the most perfect circuits I have driven on, and the most boring as well.It was just straight and really, really boring. But I probably […]

2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme 30th October 2009, 0:44

The 2009 F1 season comes to a close this weekend with the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Get ready for the race of the year with the F1 Fanatic unofficial programme.

Of course the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is sold out, they’ve only got 50,000 seats 26th October 2009, 7:00

Yesterday the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix organisers put out a press release patting themselves on the back for selling out their first Grand Prix. Several other F1 sites obligingly regurgitated it for them. Although it’s nice to hear the phrases “F1 race” and “sold out” together for once, I think a little more attention should […]

Abu Dhabi F1 track – first video lap 15th October 2009, 0:22

A lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix track, which will host the final race of the F1 season this year, is shown for the first time in this on-board video.

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.

New Abu Dhabi F1 track video 21st July 2009, 7:00

Here’s a new video preview of the Yas Island circuit which will host this year’s F1 season finale.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit video lap 22nd June 2009, 19:19

Here is a new video lap of the track which will host the 2009 F1 season finale. It was created using the latest rFactor simulation of the Yas Island Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi – check the link below to download the track and play it yourself.

F1 may get first HD show at Abu Dhabi 5th June 2009, 21:46

F1 may finally be broadcast in true HD for the first time ever later this year. Discussions are under way about broadcasting the 2009 F1 season finale – the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – in high definition.

Drivers object to late race starts but Abu Dhabi wants special start time for finale 10th April 2009, 14:37

The F1 drivers have collectively voiced their unhappiness about late race start times. A GPDA representative confirmed to Autosport the Malaysian Grand Prix might have been re-started had it not been started so late: It wasn’t the rain that was the problem in Malaysia, because it can rain just as heavily at 2pm as it […]