Exclusive interview with steward Derek Warwick

Exclusive interview with steward Derek Warwick

Derek Warwick thoroughly enjoys the role of steward, but in Abu Dhabi was tasked with one of the most important decisions of the 2012 F1 season. Talking exclusively with GPUpdate.net, the former driver explains the situation leading to Sebastian Vettel’s qualifying disqualification. Plus, a rumour is ironed out… Read more…

2012 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Tuesday 13 November 2012

  2. Exclusive interview with steward Derek Warwick 09:25

    Exclusive interview with steward Derek Warwick

    Derek Warwick thoroughly enjoys the role of steward, but in Abu Dhabi was tasked with one of the most important decisions of the 2012 F1 season. Talking…

    F1
  3. Thursday 8 November 2012

  4. Drivers instructed not to swear in interviews 14:18

    Drivers instructed not to swear in interviews

    Formula 1 drivers have received a collective telling off from the FIA after both Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel swore during live podium interviews in…

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  5. Tuesday 6 November 2012

  6. Williams pleased that Senna’s car withstood impact 14:54

    Williams pleased that Senna’s car withstood impact

    Williams were relieved to see that Bruno Senna’s car lasted the distance in Abu Dhabi, having been struck by Nico Hülkenberg at the first corner. The Force…

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  7. Monday 5 November 2012

  8. Montezemolo questions latest Ferrari upgrades 16:50

    Montezemolo questions latest Ferrari upgrades

    Praising Fernando Alonso for another impressive performance in Abu Dhabi, Luca di Montezemolo has highlighted the fact that Ferrari’s latest car updates did…

    F1
  9. Hülkenberg: It was too late to avoid a collision 09:57

    Hülkenberg: It was too late to avoid a collision

    Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix featured 55 laps containing various overtakes, two Safety Car periods and several accidents. For Nico Hülkenberg, he saw only…

    F1
  10. 09:46

    F1 video: Rosberg’s post-Abu Dhabi blog

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  11. Massa annoyed with stewards after Webber incident 09:37

    Massa annoyed with stewards after Webber incident

    Felipe Massa was left feeling more than a little aggrieved after Mark Webber escaped a penalty in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The pair came to blows at Turns 11…

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  12. Interview with Abu Dhabi winner Kimi Räikkönen 09:18

    Interview with Abu Dhabi winner Kimi Räikkönen

    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix may have featured all kinds of incidents, but Kimi Räikkönen’s was a faultless performance. The 2007 World Champion, who started…

    F1
  13. Drivers share thoughts after multiple collision 09:06

    Drivers share thoughts after multiple collision

    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix delivered a selection of wild incidents, one of which was the pile-up at Turn 14 on the 38th lap. Both Romain Grosjean and Mark Webber…

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  14. Kobayashi sixth despite having no KERS 08:49

    Kobayashi sixth despite having no KERS

    Kamui Kobayashi put on a highly commendable performance to finish sixth in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Japanese driver, who had started 15th, collected the…

    F1
  15. Williams does double for first time since China 08:34

    Williams does double for first time since China

    Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix saw Williams pick up a double points finish for the first time since China back in April. On that occasion, Bruno Senna finished…

    F1
  16. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Rosberg and Karthikeyan crash

    F1
  17. Sunday 4 November 2012

  18. 23:59

    After Abu Dhabi: Full championship standings

    F1
  19. 17:03

    F1 soundbyte: Räikkönen’s team radio moments

    F1
  20. 16:43

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Yas Marina

    F1
  21. HRT steering problem caused Rosberg crash 16:42

    HRT steering problem caused Rosberg crash

    As entertaining as it was, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was marred by a frightening accident for the Mercedes of Nico Rosberg. The German, fighting from the back of…

    F1
  22. McLaren confirms fuel pressure problem for Hamilton 16:31

    McLaren confirms fuel pressure problem for Hamilton

    McLaren has verified that it was a fuel pressure problem which took Lewis Hamilton out of the lead in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. When leading the race on Lap 20, the…

    F1
  23. Alonso ‘very happy’ to reduce points margin 16:19

    Alonso ‘very happy’ to reduce points margin

    Sebastian Vettel may have finished just one position behind him, but Fernando Alonso still ate into the Red Bull’s points lead in a truly dramatic Abu Dhabi…

    F1
  24. Ricciardo: I just saw Vettel go off behind me 16:08

    Ricciardo: I just saw Vettel go off behind me

    Daniel Ricciardo claims he was oblivious to the moment when Sebastian Vettel seemingly swerved to avoid him in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. At the time, the…

    F1
  25. Vettel describes ‘mistake’ with Ricciardo 16:02

    Vettel describes ‘mistake’ with Ricciardo

    Sebastian Vettel has recalled his many dramatic moments from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in which he was forced to storm through the field not one, but twice. Off…

    F1
  26. Räikkönen staying realistic after ending win draught 15:54

    Räikkönen staying realistic after ending win draught

    Kimi Räikkönen’s victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the 19th of his F1 career, the first since Spa 2009 and the first for Enstone-based Lotus since…

    F1
  27. 14:59

    Full Abu Dhabi Grand Prix results

    F1
  28. Räikkönen returns to winning ways in Abu Dhabi 14:57

    Räikkönen returns to winning ways in Abu Dhabi

    Kimi Räikkönen has won for the first time since returning to Formula 1, having made the most of a remarkable Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday evening. Fernando…

    F1
  29. Rosberg targets points after improved qualifying 07:45

    Rosberg targets points after improved qualifying

    Nico Rosberg was left satisfied after Saturday’s qualifying session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the Mercedes driver having beaten both Romain Grosjean…

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  30. Horner: Vettel to start from pit lane 07:13

    Horner: Vettel to start from pit lane

    Sebastian Vettel clocked Saturdays's third best time in qualifying and, but was disqualified and will have to start from the back of the grid as he was…

    F1
  31. Vettel: Still plenty of chances despite relegation 00:06

    Vettel: Still plenty of chances despite relegation

    In a sensational development for the 2012 Formula 1 season, Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the pit lane as opposed to his…

    F1
  32. 00:00

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Starting grid

    F1
  33. Saturday 3 November 2012

  34. 18:25

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Yas Marina

    F1
  35. Vettel sent to back of Abu Dhabi grid 18:24

    Vettel sent to back of Abu Dhabi grid

    Following an investigation which spanned almost five hours, championship leader Sebastian Vettel has been sent to the back of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid. In…

    F1
  36. Fuel issue could send Vettel to back of grid 16:56

    Fuel issue could send Vettel to back of grid

    Tension has risen as Yas Marina, as Sebastian Vettel could be demoted to the back of the grid ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. After qualifying third…

    F1
  37. Pérez receives reprimand for holding up Senna 16:34

    Pérez receives reprimand for holding up Senna

    Sergio Pérez has received an official FIA reprimand after delaying Bruno Senna at Turns 5 and 6 in the first stage of qualifying ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand…

    F1
  38. Button scratching head over lack of pace 16:19

    Button scratching head over lack of pace

    Jenson Button was somewhat puzzled to be only sixth on the grid and six tenths of a second slower than team-mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi…

    F1
  39. Räikkönen backs Lotus decision to keep coandăs 16:01

    Räikkönen backs Lotus decision to keep coandăs

    Kimi Räikkönen is confident that Lotus made the right choice in keeping the coandă exhausts on its cars, with the Finn having qualified inside the top five…

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  40. Di Resta still hopeful of points on Sunday 15:50

    Di Resta still hopeful of points on Sunday

    Paul di Resta has experienced a frustrating weekend so far in Abu Dhabi and, for the second time within the space of a week, both Force India cars have failed…

    F1
  41. Maldonado aims to challenge front row men 15:25

    Maldonado aims to challenge front row men

    Pastor Maldonado will be taking no prisoners when the lights go out at the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, having qualified fourth behind championship leader…

    F1
  42. Alonso: Seventh was the absolute maximum 15:14

    Alonso: Seventh was the absolute maximum

    Fernando Alonso has stressed that he is left content with his own performance from the qualifying session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but very much echoes the…

    F1
  43. Red Bull investigating Vettel problem 15:03

    Red Bull investigating Vettel problem

    Sebastian Vettel is yet to find out why he had to stop on the slow-down lap after qualifying third for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. In final practice earlier on…

    F1
  44. We did the best we could, says Webber 14:55

    We did the best we could, says Webber

    Mark Webber may have out-qualified Sebastian Vettel for the eighth time this year, but Red Bull could not get near Lewis Hamilton and McLaren on Saturday. The…

    F1
  45. Hamilton delighted to end Red Bull pole run 14:36

    Hamilton delighted to end Red Bull pole run

    Abu Dhabi’s pole position for McLaren and Lewis Hamilton is the first time Red Bull have not been at the front in qualifying since Singapore four races ago.…

    F1
  46. 14:12

    Abu Dhabi GP: Full Qualifying results

    F1
  47. Hamilton storms to Abu Dhabi pole position 14:11

    Hamilton storms to Abu Dhabi pole position

    Lewis Hamilton has commandingly clinched a second Abu Dhabi pole position, beating Mark Webber on Saturday evening. The feat marks Hamilton’s 25th career…

    F1
  48. Two exceptions left following Ferrari curfew error 13:00

    Two exceptions left following Ferrari curfew error

    Ferrari has been let off by F1 governing body the FIA, having now broken the curfew for the second time. However, on Saturday morning, the reason was because…

    F1
  49. 11:09

    Abu Dhabi GP: Full Practice 3 results

    F1
  50. Hamilton on top as Vettel hits trouble in Abu Dhabi 11:05

    Hamilton on top as Vettel hits trouble in Abu Dhabi

    Lewis Hamilton has led another McLaren one-two in final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel managing just a single flying lap for third…

    F1
  51. Ferrari breaks curfew for second time 09:50

    Ferrari breaks curfew for second time

    Ferrari has broken the FIA curfew for the second time this weekend. Leaving the Maranello team with two curfew breakages for the remaining of the season, the…

    F1
  52. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Button's Yas Marina track guide

    F1
  53. Friday 2 November 2012

  54. 16:56

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Yas Marina

    F1
  55. We're just aiming for points, says Schumacher 16:55

    We're just aiming for points, says Schumacher

    Mercedes could manage only 12th and 14th positions in Friday’s second practice session at Yas Marina, with Nico Rosberg leading the way from Michael…

    F1
  56. Troublesome evening for Force India duo 16:38

    Troublesome evening for Force India duo

    Abu Dhabi and Friday was a tricky combination for Force India, with Nico Hülkenberg and Paul di Resta able to salvage only 13th and 15th from the second…

    F1
  57. Ferrari admits that car is still too slow 16:29

    Ferrari admits that car is still too slow

    Ferrari are not hiding that fact that their car is still not up to the leading pace, with only three races remaining for Fernando Alonso to snatch back the…

    F1
  58. Maldonado pleased with ‘much better’ day 16:10

    Maldonado pleased with ‘much better’ day

    Pastor Maldonado and Williams were far more content this Friday than they were one week ago, with the Venezuelan having ended his day ninth in Abu Dhabi. From…

    F1
  59. McLaren certainly better than India, says Button 16:04

    McLaren certainly better than India, says Button

    McLaren finished second and third quickest to Sebastian Vettel in Friday evening practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button…

    F1
  60. Pérez heads into Saturday in confident mood 15:34

    Pérez heads into Saturday in confident mood

    One man to watch out for on Saturday in Abu Dhabi could be McLaren-bound Sergio Pérez. The Sauber driver not only finished inside the top ten on Friday, but…

    F1
  61. KERS problem affects Webber in practice 15:25

    KERS problem affects Webber in practice

    As fluid leaked from the underside of his Red Bull, Mark Webber lost the final ten minutes of practice at Yas Marina on Friday. Since the session has finished…

    F1
  62. Vettel: We need to look out for McLaren 15:21

    Vettel: We need to look out for McLaren

    Although he set the fastest lap time in Abu Dhabi practice on Friday, Sebastian Vettel still believes McLaren are the team to beat this weekend. In the opening…

    F1
  63. 14:36

    Abu Dhabi GP: Full Practice 2 results

    F1
  64. Vettel moves ahead as sun sets on Abu Dhabi 14:35

    Vettel moves ahead as sun sets on Abu Dhabi

    Sebastian Vettel has topped the second practice session ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, leading Lewis Hamilton on Friday evening by less than two…

    F1
  65. FIA ramps up entry fees for 2013 season 12:52

    FIA ramps up entry fees for 2013 season

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA has, as expected by many in the paddock, confirmed a huge increase in entry fees from the start of the 2013 season. The change…

    F1
  66. Kobayashi positive about staying at Sauber 12:05

    Kobayashi positive about staying at Sauber

    Kamui Kobayashi believes he will remain at Sauber for the 2013 F1 season, despite his current struggle to secure sufficient sponsorship. The Swiss team has made…

    F1
  67. Three curfew exceptions remain for Ferrari 11:43

    Three curfew exceptions remain for Ferrari

    On Friday morning in Abu Dhabi, Ferrari broke the curfew for the first time in 2012. Members of the team arrived at Yas Marina by 9am at the latest, as they…

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