Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel wants to make it seven wins in a row

Sebastian Vettel talks to the media in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Reuters

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel  scoffed at the suggestion of him easing off in this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite the fact the drivers and constructors titles are already secured.

Friday, 1 November, 2013, 10:27am

Luck plays key role in Formula One success

Kimi Raikkonen

Luck. Some people dismiss it as mere superstition; others pay much closer attention. In the hi-tech world of Formula One you could be forgiven for thinking luck played no part, but of course it does. To win a world title you need many things, but no matter how big your budget or how clever your team is you definitely need a slice of luck.

15 Nov 2012 - 5:10am

Hamilton grabs Abu Dhabi pole

McLaren ace Lewis Hamilton on his way to pole position for today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit. Photo: EPA

A happy and supremely-dominant Lewis Hamilton crushed all his rivals yesterday as he set up a Red Bull party-wrecking race in today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by taking his sixth pole position of the season.

4 Nov 2012 - 3:23am

McLaren aim to halt Red Bull title charge at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel will dream of glory yet again. Photo: EPA

The McLaren team go into this weekend's unique day-night Abu Dhabi Grand Prix believing they can prevent the runaway Red Bull express from clinching the constructors' world championship with three races to go.

2 Nov 2012 - 4:14am