Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014 – updates

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The biggest sporting carnival kick starts! 

 

The race gets underway at 1.00pm on Sunday November 23 at Yas Marina. On 21 November 2014, the first practice session begins amidst much fanfare.

Friday November 21

  • Practice 1 – 9.00am
  • Practice 2 – 1.00pm

Saturday November 22

  • Practice 3 – 10.00am
  • Qualifying – 1.00pm

Sunday November 23

  • Race – 1.00pm

 

All you wanted to know about Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014. **

Yas Marina Circuit Map - Abudhabi Grand Prix 2014
Yas Marina Circuit Map – Abudhabi Grand Prix 2014
  • Circuit: Yas Marina
  • Circuit length: 5.554 km
  • Number of corners: 21 (9 right, 12 left)
  • DRS zones: 2
  • Race laps: 55
  • Race distance: 305.355 km
  • Circuit lap record: 1m 40.279s – Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 2009
  • First world championship Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi: 2009, Yas Marina (won by Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull)
  • Number of Grands Prix in Abu Dhabi: 5 (all at Yas Marina)
  • Longest Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi: 2012 (1h 45m 58.667s)
  • Shortest Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi: 2009 (1h 34m 03.414s)
  • Most wins (driver): 3 – Sebastian Vettel; 1 – Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen
  • Most wins (constructor): 3 – Red Bull; 1 – McLaren, Lotus
  • Most wins (engine manufacturer): 4 – Renault; 1 – Mercedes
  • Most pole positions (driver): 2 – Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton; 1 – Mark Webber
  • Most pole positions (constructor): 3 – Red Bull; 2 – McLare
  • Most pole positions (engine manufacturer): 3 – Renault; 2 – Mercedes
  • Number of wins from pole: One from five races (20 percent)
  • Lowest winning grid position: 4th (Kimi Raikkonen, Lotus, 2012)
  • Laps led (current field): 134 – Sebastian Vettel; 86 – Lewis Hamilton; 36 – Kimi Raikkonen; 15 – Jenson Button; 3 – Fernando Alonso
  • Most podium places (current field): 4 – Sebastian Vettel; 3 – Jenson Button; 2 – Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso; 1 – Kimi Raikkonen, Nico Rosberg
  • Percentage of 2014 season complete: 95 percent
  • Maximum number of world championship points still available to a single driver: 50

**Vital Statistics – the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from www.formula1.com 

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