Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying at the new Yas Island circuit in Abu Dhabi. The McLaren-Mercedes driver used his KERS system to great effect to snatch pole in the final moments of the qualifying session.
Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Photos
Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Press Conference
Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Results
Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times of the third practice session in Abu Dhabi. The pair were two tenths of a second ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Sebastien Buemi.
Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Results
Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report
Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Photos
Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Press Conference
US F1 Team announced today that MotorLand Aragon, an 865-acre motorsports complex located in the northern part of Spain in the town of Alcaniz, has been selected as the team's European base.
Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Team Quotes
Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time of the first session in Abu Dhabi with World Champion Jenson Button second fastest a tenth slower than the McLaren driver.
Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results
The latest whispers about sponsorship in Formula 1 suggest that Exxon Mobil is going to switch its Mobil sponsorship from McLaren to Brawn in 2010, as part of the Mercedes-Benz-ifaction of the World Championship winning team.
Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference
Williams F1 and the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) have signed an agreement to inaugurate the Williams Technology Centre (WTC).
The coming weekend in Abu Dhabi will be the beginning of an exciting new race and the end of other stories in Formula 1. The sport has new leadership with Jean Todt having been elected as FIA President and everyone is waiting to see what the Frenchman is planning to do.
Panasonic Toyota Racing has confirmed that Kamui Kobayashi will race for the team in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
There has been talk for a while now that Renault is planning to fund its Formula 1 team next year by selling a shareholding in the organisation, perhaps with an option for the buyer to take completely control of the team in 2013.
Jean Todt has been elected President of the FIA, succeeding Max Mosley. The result was 135 votes for Todt and 49 votes from Ari Vatanen.
The FIA General Assembly meets today to elect a replacement for Max Mosley, bringing to an end his long reign as head of the federation.
The idea of hosting the British Grand Prix at Donington seems finally to have come to an end.
The FIA meetings in Paris have resulted in a significant expansion of the FIA Institute to include not just safety issues but also questions of motor sport sustainability as well.
Flavio Briatore's complaint against the FIA will be heard in the Tribunal de Grande Instance in Paris on November 24. The Italian is arguing that the decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council did not have the right to punish him as it did and that procedures were not properly followed.
The FIA World Council has agreed that the Monaco Grand Prix move forward one week to May 16. The FIA has approved in principle a proposal to swap the dates of the Abu Dhabi and Brazilian grands prix, pending agreement with the promoters of both events.
Did you realise that an English driver, in a Mercedes-engined car bearing the number 22, beat a Brazilian to the World Championship by finishing in fifth place in Interlagos - for the second year running?
After a miserable qualifying on Saturday, it did not seem very likely that the World Championship would be decided in Brazil. The folk in Abu Dhabi were no doubt happy. Bernie Ecclestone was no doubt pondering astronomical TV viewing figures. It all looked as though Rubens Barrichello would win at home and close the gap to Jenson Button... Ah, but that was on paper...
Brazilian GP - Race Notes
Brazilian GP - Sunday Photos
Jenson Button became the second British World Champion in succession in Sao Paulo, his fifth place gave him a total of 89 points and with Sebastian Vettel picking up only five points for fourth place and Rubens Barrichello one point for eighth, after a late race puncture, their totals ended up being 74 and 72, with only 10 available for victory in Abu Dhabi.
Brazilian GP - Sunday Press Conference
Brazilian GP - Sunday Team Quotes
Brazilian GP - Race Results
Flavio Briatore says that tomorrow he will commence proceedings in the Paris Tribunal de Grande Instance (High Court) challenging the decision announced by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on 21st September 2009.
Rubens Barrichello has always excelled in complicated qualifying sessions, with changing conditions and he did it again in Brazil, when he most needed it.
Brazilian GP - Saturday Photos
Brazilian GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Brazilian GP - Saturday Press Conference
Brazilian GP - Qualifying Results
Rains ruined the Saturday practice session at Interlagos with the weather so bad that for 42 minutes the saftey helicopter was unable to fly.
Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Results
Fernando Alonso set the fastest time of the second practice session in Sao Paulo, lapping just a fraction faster than the Toro Rosso of Sebastien Buemi.
Brazilian GP - Friday Photos
Brazilian GP - Friday Press Conference
Brazilian GP - Friday Team Quotes
Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Results
The Friday morning session in Brazil resulted in Mark Webber setting the fastest time of the 90 minutes, four-tenth ahead of Rubens Barrichello's Brawn and Webber's team mate Sebastian Vettel.
Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Results
Brazilian GP - Thursday Press Conference
Donington Park has launched a sale of bonds in an effort to raise the $215m it needs to complete all the necessary work for the 2010 British Grand Prix.
The future of the British Grand Prix remains clouded as Donington Park is now running out of time to start work on the development necessary in order to host a race. Donington Ventures Leisure Limited says that it has been given two more weeks in which to get the funding together.
A1GP boss Tony Teixeira has won a court case to win the release of the cars that have been held since the end of the last A1GP season by a freight company that is claiming it is owed $2m. Delivered On Time (DOT) was holding the cars in lieu of payment.
Leading sponsors and investors from across global motor sport will be participating in the Motor Sport Business Forum's flagship event in Monaco on 9-10 December 2009.
Felipe Massa returned to a Formula 1 car this morning in Italy. The Brazilian is testing a Ferrari F2007 on GP2 tyres at the team's test track at Fiorano.
Panasonic Toyota Racing has announced that Timo Glock will not participate in the Brazilian Grand Prix due to injuries he suffered in qualifying at Suzuka.
Jean Sage, the former sporting director of the Renault F1 team for many years, has died at the age of 68 in Annecy, France.
A question and answer session with US F1 Team's Principal Ken Anderson.
The Renault F1 team has confirmed that Robert Kubica will drive for the team from the 2010 season onwards.
Michael Waltrip Racing will test Jarno Trulli and Mika Salo at the International Speedway in Lakeland, Florida, in the week leading up to the NASCAR season finale.
Until the end of the 2009 Formula 1 season, the brand identification of MegaFon - one of Russia's leading mobile operators - will enjoy an expanded presence within the Renault F1 Team.
Ferrari has announced that Luca Marmorini is returning to the team to become the head of the engine and electronics department.
Japanese GP - Race Report
Jenson Button and Brawn GP are continuing their discussions about money but it is not expected that there will be any change in the relationship in 2010, when Button is expected to be joined by Mercedes-Benz nominee Nico Rosberg.
Renault will be announcing Robert Kubica as its lead driver in 2010 in the course of the next 24 hours.
Japanese GP - Race Notes
Japanese GP - Sunday Photos
Japanese GP - Sunday Press Conference
Japanese GP - Sunday Team Quotes
Japanese GP - Race Results
Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka and with Rubens Barrichello fifth and Jenson Button seventh the German driver is in a good position to close on the Brawn pair in the Drivers' World Championship.
The stewards at Suzuka have issued a decision to penalise a number of drivers following qualifying for the Japanese GP.
Japanese GP - Saturday Photos
Japanese GP - Saturday Press Conference
Japanese GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Japanese GP - Qualifying Results
Jarno Trulli set the fastest time of the morning session on Saturday at Suzuka, giving Toyota something to get excited about.
Japanese GP - Practice 3 Results
Adrian Sutil set the fastest time in the afternoon session at Suzuka but most drivers completed just a few laps as a result of bad weather.
Japanese GP - Friday Photos
Japanese GP - Friday Press Conference
Japanese GP - Friday Team Quotes
Japanese GP - Practice 2 Results
Heikki Kovalainen set the fastest time of the Friday morning session in Suzuka on a damp track, and was two-tenths of a second ahead of local hero Kazuki Nakajima, followed by Adrian Sutil's Force India, and the Ferrari of Giancarlo Fisichella.
Japanese GP - Practice 1 Results
Panasonic Toyota Racing can confirm that third driver Kamui Kobayashi will take part in today's practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, in place of the unwell Timo Glock. This is very convenient for the Japanese company.
Japanese GP - Thursday Press Conference