2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme

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.

Lewis Hamilton’s career in video (Part 1)

In his final video retrospective of the season, F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks at the career of outgoing world champion Lewis Hamilton. Although Jenson Button has clinched the title in Brazil, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will technically be Lewis Hamilton’s last race as the reigning world champion. It must feel slightly odd for […]

Rosberg confirms Williams exit in 2010

Wherever Nico Rosberg ends up in 2010, it won’t be with Williams. He confirmed to the press today that he’s leaving the team, which gave him his F1 debut, after four years with them. He starts his 70th Grand Prix for the Grove outfit this weekend. Rosberg has had a strong fourth season with Williams, […]

Renault announce TW Steel deal (pictures)

Good news for Renault fans – the team have announced their first new sponsors since losing ING and Mutua Madrilena after the Singapore scandal. TW Steel logos will feature on the cars at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here’s some renderings of what the R29 will look like this weekend:

New pictures of the Abu Dhabi F1 track

Pictures

We’re only one day away from finally seeing F1 cars in action of Abu Dhabi’s spectacular new track. Here’s some new pictures of the completed Yas Island facility that awaits the teams as F1 arrives for the first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Goodbye to… KERS

Ahead of their introduction this year Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems were hyped as F1’s attempt to promote environmentlly-friendly technology in racing cars. But it looks likely that the F1 teams will abandon the technology in 2010. For now at least, it’s goodbye to KERS.

Stepping into the unknown at a dazzling new venue (Abu Dhabi GP preview)

The first race at a new circuit is always something special – which is just as well because F1 is turning up at the last race of the season with both the titles decided. Each new venue the world championship visits has to out-do the last for splendour. As the last newcomer was the spectacular […]

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix TV Times (Updated)

Update: The BBC have issued revised times for their F1 schedule this weekend. The timings below have been updated. It’s the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend – here’s what times you can watch the action live in Britain. Don’t forget to join us at F1 Fanatic during every session for our live blogs. If […]

Video shows what South Korea’s F1 track will look like in 2010

Here’s a video 3D rendering of South Korea’s new F1 track which will be on the F1 calendar in 2010. I hadn’t seen it before but it looks like it was posted on Youtube a few weeks ago.

Goodbye to?σΤιΌ?ͺ refuelling

It’s the last race of the season so we’ll be saying our farewells this weekend – some of the fondly, others not so much. One goodbye likely to divide reaction among fans is the long-awaited banning of refuelling. When we witness our final refuelling pit stop this weekend will we have lost something special from […]

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