Fernando Alonso says F1’s rules aren’t being enforced as strictly as when he left the sport in 2018 and wants harsher penalties for incidents in qualifying.
Christian Horner hailed Max Verstappen’s pole lap for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as “absolutely insane” given how little downforce he was running on his Red Bull.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi said he issued a reminder the stewards can deduct points from drivers and teams partly to ensure fans were aware of the rules.
Lewis Hamilton is not alarmed about championship rival Max Verstappen starting from pole position as the pair will start Sunday’s title-deciding race on different tyre compounds.
Max Verstappen ensured he will start the championship-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the best possible position after comfortably beating Lewis Hamilton to pole.
Max Verstappen leads the provisional grid for the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
With livery launches and evening entertainment to attend, there’s plenty of opportunities to catch up with key figures ahead of the final race of the year.
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Some Formula 1 teams are pushing for “ridiculous” increases in the budget cap for the 2022 season due to the addition of three extra sprint races next year, says McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.
Lewis Hamilton led championship rival Max Verstappen by just over two tenths in the final practice session of the 2021 season ahead of qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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More than half the Formula 1 grid are celebrating the end of the season – or the end of their time with their teams – by adopting special helmet designs this weekend.
Yas Marina has always been a strong track for Mercedes, despite last year’s defeat to Red Bull, and the changes appear to have swung things further in their favour.
Formula 1 drivers largely praised the new-look Yas Marina after driving it for the first time on Friday, but remain unsure whether overtaking will become easier.
Formula 1’s official tyre supplier Pirelli is concerned the tyre failures seen in the Qatar Grand Prix could recur this weekend as a result of new kerbs installed at Yas Marina.
Christian Horner has accused Mercedes of pushing a “clear narrative” against Max Verstappen ahead of this weekend’s championship-deciding race.
Max Verstappen admitted Red Bull have lap time to find after ending Saturday’s running six-tenths of a second slower than the quickest Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton ended Friday practice fastest with Esteban Ocon an unexpected second-fastest for Alpine in a session which ended with Kimi Raikkonen crashing his Alfa Romeo.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on the revised Yas Marina circuit.
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