ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

YAS MARINA CIRCUIT
12/12/2021 13:00 UTC

ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

YAS MARINA CIRCUIT
12/12/2021 13:00 UTC

10/12/2021

FP1: 13:30 - 14:30 /
FP2: 17:00 - 18:00

11/12/2021

FP3: 14:00 - 15:00 /
QUALI: 17:00 - 18:00

12/12/2021

RACE: 17:00

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has carved out a special place for itself with its Middle Eastern flavour providing the backdrop to the F1 season finale every year. There have been ten Abu Dhabi GPs since it first appeared on the calendar in 2009.

Formula One has seen plenty of new circuits come and go over the past decade but few have made an impact as significant as Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina track. Ultra-modern in every way, in some ways it sets a standard for all newcomers to aspire to.

Constructed around a new marina on a man-made island, the circuit features air-conditioned garages, a pitlane exit through a tunnel and a track-spanning hotel with a roof that changes colour.

The track itself starts with a couple of high-speed corners before giving way to a second sector featuring two long straights. The last third is a tight and twisty section that demands good traction and braking stability.

 

F1, Abu Dhabi and the Yas island

It has something of a Middle Eastern Monaco about it, with all the yachts floating in the harbour backing onto the paddock. It’s definitely a good holiday destination, especially around race time when Europe is preparing for winter, because the temperatures are very pleasant in Abu Dhabi at that time.

There was a time when there was no Abu Dhabi Formula 1, but now it’s hard to imagine the sport without it. It’s an evocative sight, watching the cars take to the track as the sun begins to set and the floodlights come on with the race ending in the night time.

Just over ten years ago, there was no Yas Island. The project started in 2006 and cost around 40 billion dollars. The aim was to create an entertainment area, with shopping and tourism in a welcoming environment. In fact there are seven hotels, theme parks, golf course, a water park, a beach, a concert arena and of course, a Formula 1 track!

The 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen in the Red Bull, thus ending a string of six consecutive wins for Mercedes at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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POSDRIVERPTS
1Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing Honda)262,5
2Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)256,5
3Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)177
4Lando Norris (McLaren Mercedes)145
5Sergio Perez (Red Bull Racing Honda)135
6Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)116,5
7Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)116
8Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren Mercedes)95
9Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri Honda)74
10Fernando Alonso (Alpine Renault)58
11Esteban Ocon (Alpine Renault)46
12Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin Mercedes)35
13Lance Stroll (Aston Martin Mercedes)26
14Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri Honda)18
15George Russell (Williams Mercedes)16
16Nicholas Latifi (Williams Mercedes)7
17Kimi Räikkönen (Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari)6
18Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari)1
19Mick Schumacher (Haas Ferrari)0
20Robert Kubica (Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari)0
POSTEAMPTS
1Mercedes433,5
2Red Bull Racing Honda397,5
3McLaren Mercedes240
4Ferrari232,5
5Alpine Renault104
6AlphaTauri Honda92
7Aston Martin Mercedes61
8Williams Mercedes23
9Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari7
10Haas Ferrari0
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