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Abu Dhabi GP 2018

25 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018

The F1 Abu Dhabi has been held nine times so far since its beginning in 2009. It was in early 2007 at the Abu Dhabi F1 Festival in the UAE that the announcement was made about the Abu Dhabi Grand prix.


The Track – Yas Marina Circuit

The Yas Marina Circuit was designed by Hermann Tilke , and is situated on Yas Island. It is second F1 track in the Middle East, after Bahrain. It is the largest permanent sports venue lighting project in the world. The circuit has five grandstand areas and a part of its pit lane exit runs underneath the track.

Bruno Senna was the first driver to complete a test run on this 5.554 km long track that has a total number of 21 turns.


First Winner

The first ever F1 Abu Dhabi GP held in 2009 was won by the German driver Sebastian Vettel, racing for Red Bull-Renault


Drivers from Abu Dhabi

There are no drivers from Abu Dhabi on this year’s grid.


Most successful drivers

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton continue to fight for the number one spot on the list of the most successful driver at the Yas Marina circuit with both of them having won 3 times.


Latest from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi GP is the spectacle that ends the Formula One season with a dramatic flourish. The Formula One season-concluding race will now be held a week later than its previous date. There are still a few races to go before we make it to the Abu Dhabi GP. A lot of strategizing and planning for the race by various teams will depend largely on how they perform in the upcoming races.

Stats prove that Bottas had a poor 2018 season
Stats prove that Bottas had a poor 2018 season
Charles Leclerc goes fastest on Day 2 of Abu Dhabi Tyre Test
Charles Leclerc goes fastest on Day 2 of Abu Dhabi Tyre Test
F1 Test: How drivers fared on Day 1 of post-season tyre test?
F1 Test: How drivers fared on Day 1 of post-season tyre test?
Top 10 Hilarious Tweets as Lance Stroll makes his first appearance for Force India
Top 10 Hilarious Tweets as Lance Stroll makes his first appearance for Force India
F1 Test: Raikkonen completes his first Sauber Test for his duties starting next year
F1 Test: Raikkonen completes his first Sauber Test for his duties starting next year
Abu Dhabi GP: Driver Ratings - Worrying times for Bottas and more
Abu Dhabi GP: Driver Ratings - Worrying times for Bottas and more
Foes Hamilton and Vettel swap helmets
Foes Hamilton and Vettel swap helmets
Vettel takes stock as Ferrari lick wounds
Vettel takes stock as Ferrari lick wounds
Hamilton reigns supreme on night of emotional farewells
Hamilton reigns supreme on night of emotional farewells
F1: 5 Best midfield driver performances in 2018
F1: 5 Best midfield driver performances in 2018
F1: 5 key takeaways from 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
F1: 5 key takeaways from 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Hamilton wins crash-hit final race
Hamilton wins crash-hit final race
Vettel refuses Hamilton's offer, says he'd rather drink a Red Bull
Vettel refuses Hamilton's offer, says he'd rather drink a Red Bull
Champion Hamilton wins Alonso's final GP
Champion Hamilton wins Alonso's final GP
Hulkenberg unhurt after horrifying opening lap crash
Hulkenberg unhurt after horrifying opening lap crash
F1 final race: Best Twitter reactions from Abu Dhabi GP 2018
F1 final race: Best Twitter reactions from Abu Dhabi GP 2018
F1: Hulkenberg plays down Halo concerns after spectacular crash
F1: Hulkenberg plays down Halo concerns after spectacular crash
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: 5 Talking Points
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: 5 Talking Points
Abu Dhabi GP: Mercedes front line lock-out, Alonso's retirement dominate the final race of the season
Abu Dhabi GP: Mercedes front line lock-out, Alonso's retirement dominate the final race of the season
WATCH: Will Smith takes Lewis Hamilton hostage at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
WATCH: Will Smith takes Lewis Hamilton hostage at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
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