The sun is shining and we are at the stunning Yas Marina Circuit for the First Practice Session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race weekend… Find out how Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean got on here. Follow @Lotus_F1Team Kimi Räikkönen, E21-05 Position: P6 Fastest Lap: 1:44.929 Laps Completed: 23 Romain Grosjean, E21-04 Position: P1 Fastest Lap: 1:44.421 Laps Completed: 21 [View the story "2013 Abu Dhabi GP - FP1 Report" on Storify] Follow @Lotus_F1Team Check This Out!
Lotus F1 Team Chairman Gerard Lopez sets the record straight on the issues concerning the team as it heads into the final three races of the 2013 season Follow @Lotus_F1Team What’s the objective for the team in the next three races? The objective is very clear; we want to get that second position in the Constructors’ Championship. As long as it’s mathematically possible that is the one and only objective we should have as a team
As the countdown to FP1 continues, we hear from Race Driver Romain Grosjean and Race Team Manager Paul Seaby to gather their thoughts on what’s to come at the Yas Marina Circuit Follow @Lotus_F1Team Check out what Romain and Paul had to say when we caught up with them for a quick chat on Thursday afternoon in Abu Dhabi: Romain Grosjean: “I’ve climbed to the top of the world’s tallest building, now i want to climb to the top of the podium!” Paul Seaby: “The crew have been working (…) – News
Caterham F1 Team assistant chief designer Keith Barclay explains how Formula 1′s kinetic energy recovery systems work, and how it will be applied at the Yas Marina circuit during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hit subscribe for your access all areas pass to a year inside Formula 1: Caterham F1 Team
To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships for the fourth consecutive year, we ran one of our Formula One cars at one of the most recognised locations on earth. Perched 210 metres above the sea, on a helipad 24 metres wide, our 750bhp Formula One car became the first to run on the Burj Al Arab helipad in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Usually reserved for on-track use, the car was involved in a spectacular show of burning rubber and tyre smoke, against a stunning backdrop of the Arabian Gulf, overlooking scenic views of Dubai’s impressive skyline.
On Wednesday 16 October 2013, the Williams F1 Team had the honour of inviting team partners and guests to experience a unique day at the historic Brands Hatch circuit. It was great to be able to host everyone at a location befitting of the team’s history and heritage. On a day with challenging weather conditions, the team managed to run the FW08 that gave Keke Rosberg his 1982 Drivers’ World Championship, as well as last year’s race winning FW34.
Get the inside track to the 2013 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Scuderia Ferrari and Shell prepare for the race. For the next race in the Championship we head to Abu Dhabi. We’ll hear from the Shell Motorsport team and Scuderia Ferrari on how the fluctuating temperatures during the race can affect the car’s performance
This weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has many points of interest, despite the 2013 drivers’ and constructors’ championships already having been decided. There is a tight battle for second, third and fourth places in the constructors’ race between Mercedes, Ferrari and Lotus, which is worth a significant amount of money to the teams involved. Force India and Sauber are also fighting for sixth position.