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27 NOVEMBER 2015

McLaren denies Dennis rebuked Boullier

A McLaren spokesman has dismissed speculation that team boss Eric Boullier was rebuked by Ron Dennis after the recent Brazilian grand prix.

Practice 2 Report - The Return

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report

Practice 2 Results

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results

Practice 1 Report - The Stoppage

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Report

Practice 1 Results

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results

2016 engine deal in place for Red Bull says Horner

Christian Horner on Friday announced that Red Bull finally has an engine deal in place for 2016.

No testing, no tyres for 2017 rules

Pirelli is waiting on support from the rest of the F1 paddock before confirming how it will proceed in F1 beyond 2016.

Ricciardo hints Red Bull engine news delayed again

Confirmation of Red Bull's engine plans for 2016, initially expected this weekend in Abu Dhabi, may have to wait even longer.

Smith helps Sauber turn sharp corner for 2016

Sauber will turn a sharp corner with its new car for 2016, the Swiss team's drivers have revealed.

Williams would have won Brazil appeal sayd Symonds

After Felipe Massa was disqualified in Brazil, the Brazilian driver and Williams insist they did nothing wrong.

Bottas scores himself higher than Williams

Valtteri Bottas has given himself a higher personal score for 2015 than that of his team Williams.

2016 Ferrari to be evolution not revolution says Vettel

Ferrari's 2016 car will be more evolution than revolution, Sebastian Vettel has revealed.

Sainz hints at Ferrari deal for Toro Rosso

Carlos Sainz has all but confirmed speculation that Toro Rosso is switching from Renault to Ferrari power for 2016.

26 NOVEMBER 2015

Thursday Press Conference

Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference

Hamilton admits less comfortable since Singapore

Lewis Hamilton has traced teammate Nico Rosberg's surge in form back to a technical change Mercedes made seven races ago.

Rosberg plays down Hamilton less comfortable claims

Nico Rosberg on Thursday played down teammate Lewis Hamilton's claim that the balance of power at Mercedes changed for technical reasons.

Lotus allowed to skip Thursday scrutineering

The FIA has allowed Lotus to sit out the scrutineering deadline in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Alonso harder teammate than Hamilton says Button

Jenson Button says Fernando Alonso is a harder teammate to beat than Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg's hat-trick hopes dealt a blow

Nico Rosberg's chances of securing a winning hat-trick have taken a blow even before a wheel turns in Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton title unofficial until engine check?

Lewis Hamilton's third world championship remains provisional for now, the German publication Auto Motor und Sport claimed on Thursday.

Ecclestone upbeat over Monza F1 future

Bernie Ecclestone is now sounding more confident about the future of the historic Italian grand prix.

Late Lotus gets to work in Abu Dhabi

Lotus' equipment has arrived at the Yas Marina circuit ahead of the 2015 season finale.

F1 decline in Germany strange says Rosberg

Nico Rosberg admits the decline of interest in Germany is "strange".

Hamilton would behave differently at McLaren says Dennis

Ron Dennis has admitted to "mixed emotions" as he observes the post-McLaren version of Lewis Hamilton.

No signs of life from Lotus in Abu Dhabi

While some predict Lotus will put its future on track this weekend, there is little sign of life from the Enstone team in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

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Straight Talk - What are the risks of playing hardball?

By Luis Vasconcelos

It's on! The FIA has decided to challenge the four manufacturers currently involved in Formula One after they declined to bring down the price demanded for their Power Units. Without any consultation with the Formula One Strategic Group, any vote on the Formula One Commission, or submitting a proposal to the World Council for Motor Sports, the FIA has invited independent manufacturers to declare their interest in being the sole suppliers of alternative engines to the Formula One teams from 2017 to 2019.

Straight Talk - What a great Mexican Fiesta!

By Luis Vasconcelos

How refreshing was the Mexican Grand Prix. As most people left Austin hoping for at least a bit of dry weather in Mexico, the general mood in the paddock was not great - but a few days later the mood in the paddock had changed - and for the better!

Straight Talk - Learning from Sochi and Austin

By Luis Vasconcelos

What a cracking race we had last Sunday in Austin! Yes, the final result was a very common victory for Lewis Hamilton, but until positions stabilised with around ten laps to go, we had a lot of overtaking among the front runners, and some seriously breathtaking wheel-to-wheel racing.

Straight Talk - The Master is back!

By Luis Vasconcelos

A couple of weeks away from turning 85, Bernie Ecclestone showed up in Sochi with renewed energy, proving, yet again, he can play in many different boards at the same time without ever losing focus of what he wants to achieve in each one of them.

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