Sutil: Abu Dhabi 'a shame' for Force India

Sutil: Abu Dhabi 'a shame' for Force India

Adrian Sutil was disappointed to have rounded off a strong season for Force India in disappointing fashion at Yas Marina on Sunday. Dogged by brake problems for much of practice, the German dropped back one place from his grid position to finish last of the runners in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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2009 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Friday 6 November 2009

  2. Sutil: Abu Dhabi 'a shame' for Force India 11:40

    Sutil: Abu Dhabi 'a shame' for Force India

    Adrian Sutil was disappointed to have rounded off a strong season for Force India in disappointing fashion at Yas Marina on Sunday. Dogged by brake problems...

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  3. Thursday 5 November 2009

  4. 15:38

    GPUpdate TV: Vettel receives sports car prize

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  5. Monday 2 November 2009

  6. Alonso fined for pit lane speeding 10:39

    Alonso fined for pit lane speeding

    Fernando Alonso's final disappointing weekend with the Renault team was compounded by a pit lane speeding penalty, handed out by race stewards five minutes...

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  7. Sunday 1 November 2009

  8. Räikkönen ends Ferrari career outside top ten 19:49

    Räikkönen ends Ferrari career outside top ten

    Kimi Räikkönen's three years with the Ferrari team ended in a rather disappointing manner this weekend as the Finn, who was unable to steal Lewis Hamilton's...

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  9. Barrichello loses out in battle for second 19:27

    Barrichello loses out in battle for second

    The Brawn team eventually lost out in the quest to make 2009 a perfect campaign this weekend as Rubens Barrichello failed to retake the runner-up spot in...

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  10. Sutil finishes positive season at the back 19:03

    Sutil finishes positive season at the back

    Adrian Sutil rounded off what has been a promising season for the Force India team in disappointing fashion by suffering a largely off-colour weekend in Abu...

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  11. Thankful Alonso bows out of Renault 18:08

    Thankful Alonso bows out of Renault

    Fernando Alonso's second spell with the Renault team ended in quiet fashion on Sunday as the World Champion of 2005 and 2006 came home fourteenth in Abu...

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  12. Rosberg waves goodbye to Williams with ninth 17:59

    Rosberg waves goodbye to Williams with ninth

    Nico Rosberg was disappointed to have finished his Williams career with ninth place in Abu Dhabi as the German completed his final race with his only team...

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  13. Buemi proves worth again with eighth 17:50

    Buemi proves worth again with eighth

    Sébastien Buemi rounded off a fantastic weekend to claim the final point of the season in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The Toro Rosso driver, who therefore moves...

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  14. First F1 points for Kamui Kobayashi 17:31

    First F1 points for Kamui Kobayashi

    Kamui Kobayashi once again impressed in Abu Dhabi to, in only his second ever Formula One race, score World Championship points. The Japanese driver, who...

    F1
  15. BMW grabs sixth spot from Williams 17:19

    BMW grabs sixth spot from Williams

    Nick Heidfeld finished a well-deserved fifth in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as BMW completed its final race in Formula One. The collection of four...

    F1
  16. Webber worried by puncture threat 17:01

    Webber worried by puncture threat

    Mark Webber has admitted that he thought he was victim of a puncture at the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as his Red Bull's left-rear wheel was clipped...

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  17. Vettel emotional after 'fantastic' race 16:45

    Vettel emotional after 'fantastic' race

    It was a tearful Sebastian Vettel who stood proudly on the Abu Dhabi podium just short of 7pm in Abu Dhabi following the German's superlative drive to top...

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  18. I couldn't make move stick, says Button 16:34

    I couldn't make move stick, says Button

    Champion Jenson Button finished his title-winning season in dramatic fashion by chasing Mark Webber right to the chequered flag in Abu Dhabi on Sunday....

    F1
  19. Hamilton: Shame to end with problems 16:23

    Hamilton: Shame to end with problems

    Outgoing Champion Lewis Hamilton was disappointed to have ended the season with retirement following a race prior to which he was generally regarded as...

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  20. Vettel closes season with superb victory 15:41

    Vettel closes season with superb victory

    Sebastian Vettel drove a dominant race to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Mark Webber narrowly held off Champion Jenson Button to claim...

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  21. 13:36

    Photos: Sunday in Abu Dhabi

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  22. Saturday 31 October 2009

  23. Car weights: Hamilton lighter than RBR as Renault fuel up 17:45

    Car weights: Hamilton lighter than RBR as Renault fuel up

    Lewis Hamilton will be carrying less fuel into the start of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix than the Red Bull pairing of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber...

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  24. 'Result not a surprise' - Räikkönen 17:40

    'Result not a surprise' - Räikkönen

    Kimi Räikkönen was not shocked to see neither Ferrari qualify in the top ten in Abu Dhabi. With Giancarlo Fisichella starting at the back of the Yas Marina g...

    F1
  25. Bad vibrations for Button... 17:23

    Bad vibrations for Button...

    Champion Jenson Button was frustrated to have been victim of understeer at Yas Marina on Saturday. With his car's rear end having had more grip at its...

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  26. Major grip problems for Force India 17:13

    Major grip problems for Force India

    The Force India team joined Renault in seeing both of its cars eliminated from the first phase of qualifying at Yas Marina on Saturday. With Adrian Sutil...

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  27. 5-place gearbox penalty for Kovalainen 17:05

    5-place gearbox penalty for Kovalainen

    Heikki Kovalainen will drop back five places on the grid after changing a gearbox following qualifying in Abu Dhabi. The punishment makes for difficult...

    F1
  28. Late effort places Rosberg in shootout 16:57

    Late effort places Rosberg in shootout

    Nico Rosberg left it late to post his best lap time of Q2 and narrowly progress into the third and final phase of the qualifying session in Abu Dhabi. With...

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  29. Mid-grid slots for Toyota 16:43

    Mid-grid slots for Toyota

    The Toyota team placed itself in solid midfield grid positions at Yas Marina as Jarno Trulli and Kamui Kobayashi set times quick enough for sixth and...

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  30. Q3 result for Buemi on 21st birthday 16:32

    Q3 result for Buemi on 21st birthday

    Sébastien Buemi has impressed all weekend in Abu Dhabi and kept up his top ten pace - seen in all practice sessions - as qualifying began. On his 21st...

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  31. Top ten qualifying on last BMW weekend 16:25

    Top ten qualifying on last BMW weekend

    The BMW Sauber team is hoping to bow out of Formula One on a relative high after achieving a double top ten result in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand...

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  32. "KERS button not working!" - Vettel 16:14

    "KERS button not working!" - Vettel

    Sebasian Vettel has admitted that both he and Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber were surprised at the qualifying pace of McLaren and Lewis Hamilton in...

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  33. Q1 knockout totally expected, says Alonso 16:06

    Q1 knockout totally expected, says Alonso

    The Renault team suffered a disappointing qualifying session at Yas Marina on Saturday as both Fernando Alonso and Romain Grosjean were eliminated at the...

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  34. Hamilton: It was never easy 15:56

    Hamilton: It was never easy

    Lewis Hamilton was delighted to have clinched pole position ahead of the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi but admits that the feat was not an easy one. With...

    F1
  35. Hamilton on pole for season finale 15:06

    Hamilton on pole for season finale

    Lewis Hamilton produced an excellent lap to fend off a Red Bull challenge and clinch the final pole position of the season in Abu Dhabi. Last year's...

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  36. Fisichella ponders Force India race return 13:02

    Fisichella ponders Force India race return

    Despite being contracted to Ferrari as test and reserve driver for next season, Giancarlo Fisichella still believes that he has a chance of returning to...

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  37. Champion Button fastest in final practice 12:05

    Champion Button fastest in final practice

    Jenson Button led a British 1-2 as the final practice session of the season took place in Abu Dhabi. The Brawn driver finished just two thousandths of a...

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  38. 11:04

    Photos: Saturday in Abu Dhabi

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  39. 'Enough is enough' - Sutil on Trulli 05:00

    'Enough is enough' - Sutil on Trulli

    Adrian Sutil has jokingly suggested that he may create some artwork for Jarno Trulli following the pair's collision on the first lap of the Brazilian Grand...

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  40. Friday 30 October 2009

  41. Sutil works around brake problem 20:38

    Sutil works around brake problem

    Adrian Sutil had already suffered a rather bruising weekend before even taking to the track in Abu Dhabi, having literally been in a row with Jarno Trulli...

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  42. Strong Yas debut for Toro Rosso 20:23

    Strong Yas debut for Toro Rosso

    The Toro Rosso team enjoyed a strong day in Abu Dhabi on Friday as both cars made the top ten in opening practice during the afternoon. To follow up,...

    F1
  43. Kobayashi cracks Friday top five 18:58

    Kobayashi cracks Friday top five

    Kamui Kobayashi impressed once again on Friday by completing practice in fifth position at Yas Marina. The Japanese driver, who made his Formula One debut...

    F1
  44. 'The car is really slow' - Räikkönen 18:49

    'The car is really slow' - Räikkönen

    Results from Friday's practice sessions in Abu Dhabi will not make good reading for Ferrari fans after Kimi Räikkönen and Giancarlo Fisichella could manage n...

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  45. Engine situation not slowing Red Bull, says Vettel 18:00

    Engine situation not slowing Red Bull, says Vettel

    After experiencing an unfortunate string of engine failures this season, Sebastian Vettel is pleased to say that the Red Bull team has proven its worth in...

    F1
  46. Dramatic Friday for Grosjean 17:49

    Dramatic Friday for Grosjean

    Romain Grosjean had an eventful day on Friday as his Renault experienced several off-track excursions at Yas Marina. Thankfully for the Frenchman, his car...

    F1
  47. Kubica disappointed after engine failure 17:42

    Kubica disappointed after engine failure

    Robert Kubica was left on the sidelines as his final race weekend with BMW started off in disappointing fashion in Abu Dhabi. The pole, who will be...

    F1
  48. Button hails 'fantastic' new track 17:33

    Button hails 'fantastic' new track

    World Champion Jenson Button has admitted that he was not initially impressed with the layout of the new Yas Marina circuit before being pleasantly...

    F1
  49. Rosberg confident of points finish 17:25

    Rosberg confident of points finish

    Nico Rosberg is confident that, on what is his last weekend with the Williams team, he can score points in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The German...

    F1
  50. Satisfying Friday for McLaren 17:14

    Satisfying Friday for McLaren

    McLaren were delighted to have topped both practice sessions as Formula One visits Abu Dhabi for the first time this weekend. With the curtain going up on...

    F1
  51. Kovalainen leads McLaren 1-2 on Friday 15:37

    Kovalainen leads McLaren 1-2 on Friday

    Heikki Kovalainen moved ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton to lead a one-two result for the McLaren team in Abu Dhabi's second free practice session on...

    F1
  52. Hamilton leads first Abu Dhabi practice 11:35

    Hamilton leads first Abu Dhabi practice

    2008 World Champion Lewis Hamilton led a British one-two by topping the first ever practice session in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The McLaren driver was the only...

    F1
  53. 10:27

    Photos: Friday in Abu Dhabi

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  54. Thursday 29 October 2009

  55. 16:05

    Photos: Thursday in Abu Dhabi

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  56. Fisichella now more comfortable at Ferrari 15:50

    Fisichella now more comfortable at Ferrari

    Giancarlo Fisichella joined the Ferrari team at the Italian Grand Prix this season as regular driver Felipe Massa was unable to race with his injured eye....

    F1
  57. Spinal Injuries Association turns 35 with Williams 12:54

    Spinal Injuries Association turns 35 with Williams

    The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the group which assisted Sir Frank Williams after his road car accident in 1986, has celebrated its 35th birthday...

    F1
  58. Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World taking shape 11:35

    Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World taking shape

    Aldar Properties, the construction company behind Yas Island's Ferrari World theme park, has confirmed that the external structure of the building has been...

    F1
  59. 'Yas will sort men from boys' - Coulthard 10:24

    'Yas will sort men from boys' - Coulthard

    David Coulthard believes that the field must approach the new Yas Marina circuit with caution this weekend as the Abu Dhabi track is not likely to be one...

    F1
  60. Wednesday 28 October 2009

  61. Barrichello: Business as usual 15:00

    Barrichello: Business as usual

    Rubens Barrichello insists that he will not be taking a different approach to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend as the Brawn driver attempts to finish...

    F1
  62. 14:20

    Photos: Preperations in Abu Dhabi

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  63. Brawn hoping to secure runner-up spot 10:25

    Brawn hoping to secure runner-up spot

    Having picked up both the Drivers' and Constructors' world titles in Brazil last time out, Brawn GP Team Principal Ross Brawn now hopes to go one step...

    F1
  64. 'We want to finish in style' - Button 09:31

    'We want to finish in style' - Button

    2009 World Champion Jenson Button is aiming for race victory in Abu Dhabi this weekend in order to bring the curtain down on his championship-winning season...

    F1
  65. Liuzzi: We really want points 05:00

    Liuzzi: We really want points

    Vitantonio Liuzzi is keen to register a top eight result in the final Grand Prix of the season as the curtain comes down in the race-hosting country closest...

    F1
  66. Another unexpected race for Kobayashi 03:45

    Another unexpected race for Kobayashi

    After deputising for Timo Glock in the Brazilian Grand Prix two weekends ago, Japan's Kamui Kobayashi will enjoy another chance in Abu Dhabi this weekend as...

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  67. 02:30

    GPUpdate TV: Abu Dhabi track guide

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  68. Tuesday 27 October 2009

  69. Sidelined Glock: Head prevailed over heart 14:33

    Sidelined Glock: Head prevailed over heart

    Now confirmed as not competing in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Timo Glock will be watching a race as opposed to driving in one for the third F1...

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