BBC's Abu Dhabi 2010 coverage wins BAFTA

BBC's Abu Dhabi 2010 coverage wins BAFTA

The United Kingdom’s BBC Sport has picked up a BAFTA for its coverage of the 2010 title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Presented by Jake Humphrey, the commentary was headed by the now departed Jonathan Legard (pictured) as Sebastian Vettel beat Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton to his first title.
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  1. Sunday 22 May 2011

  2. BBC's Abu Dhabi 2010 coverage wins BAFTA 22:54

    BBC's Abu Dhabi 2010 coverage wins BAFTA

    The United Kingdom’s BBC Sport has picked up a BAFTA for its coverage of the 2010 title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Presented by Jake Humphrey, the c...

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  3. Tuesday 4 January 2011

  4. Domenicali: I considered leaving after 2010 11:45

    Domenicali: I considered leaving after 2010

    Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali has admitted that he pondered whether to walk away from Ferrari and Formula 1 following the team’s catastrophic t...

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  5. Friday 26 November 2010

  6. Costa: We didn’t want to face reality 05:00

    Costa: We didn’t want to face reality

    Ferrari's Aldo Costa has recalled the moments when the Scuderia realised it would not be winning this year’s Drivers’ World Championship in Abu Dhabi, with a...

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  7. Thursday 25 November 2010

  8. Petrov disillusioned by angry Alonso fans 15:48

    Petrov disillusioned by angry Alonso fans

    Vitaly Petrov has explained how his personal Facebook page has been filled with bitter messages from fans of Ferrari and Fernando Alonso since the...

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  9. Thursday 18 November 2010

  10. Montezemolo: It still hurts 15:27

    Montezemolo: It still hurts

    Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has addressed the Tifosi in an open letter on the Scuderia’s official website. In it Montzemolo concedes that the o...

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  11. Hamilton: We have good baseline for 2011 12:29

    Hamilton: We have good baseline for 2011

    McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton is already feeling bullish about his chances for next season and he is confident McLaren can put Red Bull Racing firmly back in its...

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  12. Button: Qualifying will be winter focus 10:50

    Button: Qualifying will be winter focus

    McLaren’s Jenson Button has reiterated that his main focus over the off-season will be qualifying, as his performances on a Saturday afternoon all too often...

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  13. Jenson Button’s post-season reflections 10:24

    Jenson Button’s post-season reflections

    Jenson Button concluded his first season as a McLaren driver by taking third place in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last weekend. It was his seventh podium of...

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  14. Renault set to re-sign Petrov? 09:55

    Renault set to re-sign Petrov?

    Russian Vitaly Petrov looks almost certain to stay with the Renault F1 team in 2011 after an impressive performance in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last...

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  15. Wednesday 17 November 2010

  16. Coulthard: Vettel and Webber spoke for an hour 10:51

    Coulthard: Vettel and Webber spoke for an hour

    David Coulthard has explained how Red Bull Racing drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber spent an hour together in order to talk over the events of the...

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  17. Record TV audiences for Abu Dhabi finale 09:40

    Record TV audiences for Abu Dhabi finale

    Formula One Administration (FOA) has confirmed record television figures for Sunday’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, into which headed four drivers w...

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  18. Tuesday 16 November 2010

  19. Celebrations rock Vettel hometown Heppenheim 10:09

    Celebrations rock Vettel hometown Heppenheim

    The German city of Heppenheim was the scene of great excitement on Sunday afternoon as residents cheered on local man Sebastian Vettel to his first Formula...

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  20. Ferrari responds to politician criticisms 08:50

    Ferrari responds to politician criticisms

    Ferrari have rebuffed comments in the Italian press from politicians who criticised the race strategy deployed by the team in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix....

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  21. Very important to beat Force India, say Williams 04:00

    Very important to beat Force India, say Williams

    Williams F1 achieved its target of beating to Force India to sixth place in the Constructors’ Championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, with the Grove team h...

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  22. Interview with Williams' Sam Michael 03:59

    Interview with Williams' Sam Michael

    Williams achieved its sole target in Abu Dhabi on Sunday: to finish ahead of Force India for sixth place in the Constructors’ Championship. Technical D...

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  23. Monday 15 November 2010

  24. Alonso: Waking up was hard today 15:05

    Alonso: Waking up was hard today

    Fernando Alonso has described his Monday morning feelings after narrowly missing out on a third world title in Abu Dhabi on Sunday night. Writing his latest...

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  25. Race fans to be on Branson’s charity flight 10:10

    Race fans to be on Branson’s charity flight

    Although a certain Sebastian Vettel sealed his maiden Formula 1 title in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, perhaps the most intriguing battle in the Yas Marina...

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  26. Marko: We always said no team orders 09:23

    Marko: We always said no team orders

    Red Bull Racing team advisor Dr. Helmut Marko has reiterated that no team orders were used at the Austrian-backed, British-based Champion team this season,...

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  27. Massa regretting strategic error 08:56

    Massa regretting strategic error

    Ferrari laments its tactical calls in Sunday’s season-ending Grand Prix at Yas Marina, with Felipe Massa having been used as a buffer to exit the pits b...

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  28. Webber will get over it, says father 08:47

    Webber will get over it, says father

    Mark Webber may have eventually missed out on this year’s Drivers’ Championship by a mere 14 points although his father is confident that the 34-year-old Que...

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  29. Sebastian Vettel: World Champion 00:00

    Sebastian Vettel: World Champion

    Sebastian Vettel has become the youngest ever Formula 1 World Champion, taking that particular title away from 2008 title winner Lewis Hamilton, by winning...

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  30. Sunday 14 November 2010

  31. 18:49

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Yas Marina

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  32. Whitmarsh: Title was always unlikely for Hamilton 18:48

    Whitmarsh: Title was always unlikely for Hamilton

    Martin Whitmarsh and McLaren have seen both 2010 World Championship titles creep slowly away over the course of past weeks, although the Team Principal was...

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  33. Dejected Ferrari: We made the wrong decisions 18:33

    Dejected Ferrari: We made the wrong decisions

    Heading into a weekend which promised so much for Ferrari, the Italian team ended the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the Fernando Alonso lying just four points...

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  34. Hispania pleased with ninth double finish 18:01

    Hispania pleased with ninth double finish

    Hispania Racing has enjoyed double race finishes at nine of the 19 events in its first Formula 1 season this year and the Spanish outfit now hopes for more...

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  35. Glock looking forward to stronger 2011 17:51

    Glock looking forward to stronger 2011

    Timo Glock’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix came to an early end on Sunday due to gearbox problems although the German is looking forward to a stronger package in V...

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  36. I did what I could, says Kobayashi 17:47

    I did what I could, says Kobayashi

    Kamui Kobayashi was a star of last year’s inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for Toyota although the late-braking Sauber driver was unable to pick up points at Y...

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  37. Alguersuari thrilled to score again 17:39

    Alguersuari thrilled to score again

    Jaime Alguersuari picked up two more World Championship points at Yas Marina courtesy of an effective strategy which involved him pitting at the end of the...

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  38. Lotus finishes tenth in championship 17:23

    Lotus finishes tenth in championship

    All at Lotus Racing were delighted on Sunday night in Abu Dhabi, with the 2010 debutants having successfully finished the season tenth in the Constructors’ C...

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  39. ‘I couldn’t do anything’ – Liuzzi on crash 17:11

    ‘I couldn’t do anything’ – Liuzzi on crash

    Vitantonio Liuzzi was very much an innocent victim on the first lap of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, when his unsighted Force India ploughed into...

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  40. Button pleased to share podium with Vettel 17:02

    Button pleased to share podium with Vettel

    Jenson Button was content in seeing Sebastian Vettel become the new World Champion in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, with the Englishman now handing over the mantle...

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  41. Petrov: I just did my job 16:54

    Petrov: I just did my job

    Vitaly Petrov may have been subject to a fierce gesticulation from Fernando Alonso on the slowing down lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix although the Russian...

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  42. Race of mixed fortunes for Mercedes 16:43

    Race of mixed fortunes for Mercedes

    Nico Rosberg charged from ninth on the grid to fourth in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, making the most of an early pit-stop to finish just one...

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  43. Williams beats Force India to sixth 16:34

    Williams beats Force India to sixth

    After a closely-fought battle which has spread across most of the season, Williams finishes sixth in the 2010 Constructors’ Championship to edge out fellow B...

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  44. Webber: I tried my absolute hardest 16:28

    Webber: I tried my absolute hardest

    Mark Webber was gracious in defeat on Sunday, with both himself and Fernando Alonso having been stuck in traffic as team-mate Sebastian Vettel sailed...

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  45. 'I’m sure the team did everything right' - Hamilton 15:48

    'I’m sure the team did everything right' - Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton is confident that McLaren deployed the correct strategy in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, even though his result of second did not prove to b...

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  46. Horner: Vettel a remarkable character 15:36

    Horner: Vettel a remarkable character

    After wrapping up Red Bull’s first Constructors’ Championship in Brazil last weekend, Christian Horner has now celebrated a drivers’ title for Sebastian Vett...

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  47. Alonso clarifies Petrov gesticulation 15:26

    Alonso clarifies Petrov gesticulation

    Having been held up behind the early-pitting Renault of Vitaly Petrov for much of Sunday evening’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, championship runner-up Fernando A...

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  48. Schumacher ‘more than happy’ for Vettel 14:55

    Schumacher ‘more than happy’ for Vettel

    Michael Schumacher’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix may have ended in a close escape on the first lap although the German is delighted to have seen compatriot S...

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  49. 14:49

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Full results

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  50. Vettel crowned World Champion in Abu Dhabi 14:48

    Vettel crowned World Champion in Abu Dhabi

    Sebastian Vettel has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and clinched the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship title. The German becomes the youngest ever overall...

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  51. Glock and Kobayashi fined for pit lane speeding 06:00

    Glock and Kobayashi fined for pit lane speeding

    Two drivers received fines for pit lane speeding on Saturday, with the culprits at Yas Marina being Virgin Racing’s Timo Glock and Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi....

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  52. Massa takes on F1 in Schools students 03:00

    Massa takes on F1 in Schools students

    Ferrari’s Felipe Massa took on a number of F1 in Schools students in the United Arab Emirates on the run-up to this weekend’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand P...

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  53. One to go: The championship situation 00:01

    One to go: The championship situation

    And then there were four. Mathematically, at least. Jenson Button can no longer defend his Formula 1 title, meaning the crown is about to change hands for...

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  54. 00:00

    Abu Dhabi GP: Starting grid

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  55. Saturday 13 November 2010

  56. 16:40

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Yas Marina

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  57. Klien still acclimatising to modified setup 16:39

    Klien still acclimatising to modified setup

    Hispania Racing will start the final race of 2010 from the back row of the grid in Abu Dhabi, with Christian Klien managing no more than the final grid slot...

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  58. Traffic and technical problems hinder Virgin 16:32

    Traffic and technical problems hinder Virgin

    Virgin Racing began their 2010 campaign as the quickest qualifiers of the new teams in Bahrain eight months ago although the cars of Timo Glock and Lucas di...

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  59. Button pleased to dial out problems 16:23

    Button pleased to dial out problems

    Jenson Button has been struggling for a happy-handling McLaren all weekend-long at Yas Marina although the outgoing World Champion was finally more pleased...

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  60. I backed off too early, admits Massa 16:14

    I backed off too early, admits Massa

    As seen by television viewers on Saturday, Felipe Massa was close to missing out on one final lap in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying; in fact, the Brazilian...

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  61. Lotus happy with final 2010 qualifying 16:03

    Lotus happy with final 2010 qualifying

    Lotus may have started their season by being out-qualified by the Virgin Racing car of Timo Glock in Bahrain, although the green and yellow cars once again...

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  62. Alguersuari pleased to break into Q2 15:54

    Alguersuari pleased to break into Q2

    Jaime Alguersuari responded calmly to the challenge laid down in front of him in Abu Dhabi’s Q1 qualifying phase on Saturday, setting a personal best lap t...

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  63. Mallya keen to take back sixth place 15:46

    Mallya keen to take back sixth place

    Vijay Mallya hopes that Force India’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying positions will be sufficient for the Silverstone-based team to launch an assault on W...

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  64. Mercedes drivers describe average results 15:40

    Mercedes drivers describe average results

    Michael Schumacher has ended his 2010 qualifying by out-pacing team-mate Nico Rosberg at Mercedes GP. However, both Germans are less than happy with their...

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  65. Kobayashi suffering from handling problems 15:35

    Kobayashi suffering from handling problems

    Kamui Kobayashi entertained all in his 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for Toyota – a race which was just the second Formula 1 event of his career which featured a...

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  66. Brazilian pole-sitter Hülkenberg starts 15th 15:24

    Brazilian pole-sitter Hülkenberg starts 15th

    Nico Hülkenberg was celebrating a maiden Formula 1 career pole position in Brazil just seven days ago although the German will set off from only 15th in...

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  67. Kubica misses top ten for first time 15:17

    Kubica misses top ten for first time

    Robert Kubica’s failure to make the Q3 at Yas Marina marks the only race weekend this season on which the Renault driver has been outside the top ten s...

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  68. ‘Mark has to pass Alonso’ – Horner 14:42

    ‘Mark has to pass Alonso’ – Horner

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has pointed out that his driver Mark Webber will be forced to overtake title rival Fernando Alonso on-track in...

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  69. Alonso: We need one more day of perfection 14:36

    Alonso: We need one more day of perfection

    Championship leader Fernando Alonso will line up third on the grid for Abu Dhabi’s season-ending and title-deciding Grand Prix on Sunday. Although two c...

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  70. I have nothing to lose, says Hamilton 14:30

    I have nothing to lose, says Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton will start second in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – a race which the 2008 World Champion must win if he is to pick up his second world title...

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