F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – FIA Press Conference

FIA Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race Press Conference
Sun 23.11.14

DRIVERS

1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)

2 – Felipe MASSA (Williams)

3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams)

PODIUM INTERVIEWS Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo23.11.2014
ADU DHABI GRAND PRIX

Race Notes:
• Felipe Massa finished second and Valtteri Bottas third in the final Grand Prix of the season in Abu Dhabi.
• After a difficult start for Valtteri he fought his way back through the field whilst Felipe maintained position in third.
• Felipe managed his tyres well in every stint and after overtaking Nico Rosberg began closing the gap to leader Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Sauber F1 Team

Sauber LogoEtihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race – Sunday, 23.11.2014
Weather: dry, 25-26°C air, 30-33°C track

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix did not produce the turnaround which the Sauber F1 Team had hoped for. Esteban Gutiérrez and Adrian Sutil finished 15th and 16th, and therefore remained with no points at the 19th and last race of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. The Sauber F1 Team congratulates Lewis Hamilton on winning the Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Ferrari

Ferrari LogoAbu Dhabi Grand Prix
Abu Dhabi, 23rd November 2014

Marco Mattiacci: “This race was the epilogue to a difficult season for the team at the track and for all the men and women of the Scuderia back home. It’s the last day of a season that saw the beginning of a technical revolution that required a different approach and work methodologies and it was a year that presented a steep learning curve for all of us. Unfortunately, the result here in Abu Dhabi reflects the performance level seen in recent races, even though Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race
LEWIS HAMILTON CLAIMS HIS FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WITH PIRELLI TYRES AFTER WINNING IN ABU DHABI
DIFFERENT STRATEGIES SET UP A GRANDSTAND FINISH BETWEEN HAMILTON AND FELIPE MASSA
DANIEL RICCIARDO CLAIMS FOURTH AFTER STARTING FROM PITLANE HELPED BY ALTERNATIVE STRATEGY

Abu Dhabi, November 23, 2014 – Lewis Hamilton claimed the second drivers’ championship of his career but his first Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Lotus F1 Team

Lotus LogoDisco Inferno – 2014 Abu Dhabi GP, Sunday
Sunday 23rd November

Romain Grosjean completed the final race lap for the Lotus F1 Team E22 by finishing in thirteenth position in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, whilst Pastor Maldonado had to park his car early after flames from the rear of his E22 indicated his race was over on lap 26. Both drivers showed good race pace, with Pastor running strongly before his race demise and Romain fighting back from grid and drive-through penalties. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 23/11/2014

Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-01)
Race
Position: 12th
“Today I have absolutely given my maximum to catch the ones in front of me but the pace was just not good enough. It’s a shame as our starting position made us think we could have finished in the top ten. We really wanted to score some good points for the final race of the season and we could not achieve our goal. On the positive side, we are still Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Infiniti Red Bull Racing

Red Bull LogoSunday 23 November 2014
ABU DHABI GP – RACE

DANIEL RICCIARDO, Finish Position: 4th, Start Position: Pit Lane
“Yeah really happy, I think it was pretty much a faultless race from all sides, from the strategy, to myself and the pit stops, everything was good so we did everything we needed to. I had fun passing, it wasn’t boring out there, so it was pretty much what I asked for. One spot better would have been nice, but fourth is really cool from the pit lane. It’s Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Sahara Force India

Sahara Logo2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Race Report

As the 2014 season came to a close in Abu Dhabi, Sahara Force India ended the season in style with a strong double points finish at Yas Marina. With double points on offer, the team scored 28 points as Nico Hulkenberg raced to sixth place just ahead of Sergio Perez in seventh. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Mclaren

McLaren logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

“We made the best of what we had”

#AbuDhabiGP

Yas Marina Circuit, Sunday November 23

McLaren secured fifth position in the constructors’ world championship in today’s double-points finale in Abu Dhabi. In the drivers’ championship, Jenson Button cruelly lost seventh place to Felipe Massa, finally finishing eighth on 126 Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Caterham F1 Team

Caterham logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi – 23 November 2014

Result:
STE P17
KOB RET

Weather:
Twilight. Track temp 38°, air temp 28°

Kamui Kobayashi, car #10, chassis CT05-#02: “It’s a real shame to finish the season with a retirement, but Read more of this post

F1 News: Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers’ world championship

Mercedes LogoMercedes-Benz in the 2014 Formula 1 season

Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory
in the Formula 1 drivers’ world championship
• MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton is the new Formula 1 world champion
• First Silver Arrows driver to claim title since Juan Manuel Fangio in 1955
• Silver Arrows works team driver Nico Rosberg finishes season as F1 championship runner-up
• 16 wins, 18 pole positions and 31 podiums for the 2014 Silver Arrows in the first season of the new hybrid era in Formula 1 Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Qualifying – FIA Press Conference

FIA Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Qualifying Press Conference
Sat 22.11.14

DRIVERS

1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)

2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)

3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams)

TV UNILATERAL Read more of this post

F1 News: Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team Statement

Red Bull Logo22 November 2014

TEAM STATEMENT

Following the decision of the Stewards regarding the front wings on both our cars (Car 1 and Car 3), we are disappointed that we have been singled out for a front wing deflection test when it is clear that other teams are interpreting the rules in a similar fashion.

The team accepts the decision of the Stewards and will start the race from the back of the grid.

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Qualifying – Mercedes AMG Petronas

Mercedes LogoAbu Dhabi – 22/11/2014

QUALIFYING
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton secured an eighth consecutive Silver Arrows front row lockout during qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read more of this post