2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: complete race weekend review

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Abu Dhabi, 2011

Find all the F1 Fanatic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix coverage in one place below.

From Friday practice to the post-race review plus all the pictures and analysis.

Race results and reaction

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix review – Hamilton wins after shock Vettel retirement

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result – Full classification

Championship points – Updated points tables and interactive charts following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Your views

Vote for your Abu Dhabi GP driver of the weekend – Pick the driver who impressed you the most

Rate the race: 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Your verdict on the Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix analysis

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix stats and facts – Hamilton leads his 1,000th lap in F1

Red Bull team review – Mystery puncture halts the Vettel steamroller
McLaren team review – Relief for Hamilton after return to winning ways
Ferrari team review – Slow pit stop costs Alonso shot at victory
Mercedes team review – Rosberg comes out ahead after first-lap scrap
Renault team review – "Not a crumb of comfort" for Senna
Williams team review – Team records worst ever qualifying performance
Force India team review – Team tightens grasp on sixth in championship
Sauber team review – Kobayashi ends seven-race drought
Toro Rosso team review – Another blow for Buemi
Lotus team review – Trulli over a minute behind Kovalainen
HRT team review – Ricciardo shows well in tenth F1 start
Virgin team review – Ordinary race for Glock as d’Ambrosio retires

Race data


2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying review – Vettel equals record with 14th pole position

Vettel: "I wasn’t very happy with the car" – "The performance was there but we couldn’t really get to it. This afternoon it was quite a bit better."

Hamilton: ‘my Q2 lap was much better’ – Lewis Hamilton admitted he fell short of his best with his final two efforts in qualifying.

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying analysis – Changing conditions hinder Hamilton but help Button

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix pre-race analysis – Drivers given longer DRS zone for race

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid – Vettel and Hamilton shared the front row for the third year in a row


2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice three report – Hamilton stays quickest in Abu Dhabi

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice analysis – Data from the first practice sessions

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice two report – Hamilton keeps McLaren on top as Vettel and Alonso crash

2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice report – Button quickest in first session at Abu Dhabi

Season statistics

Review the year so far in statistics here:

Driver form guides

Compare every driver’s form against their team mate so far this year:

Find coverage of every race this season here: F1 2011 Season

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1 comments on “2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: complete race weekend review”

  1. Thanks again, @keithcollantine

    Still catching up!

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