Abu Dhabi


Emirates, Etihad planes involved in mid air incident

2015-04-01 20:04

An Emirates and an Etihad Airways aircraft got too close to each other between UAE and Seychelles and had to take action to avoid a collision.

First round-the-world solar flight to take off

2015-01-20 16:00

A plane powered by the sun will attempt an unprecedented flight around the world, the project's founders say, seeking to prove that flying is possible without using fossil fuel.

Clean energy risks after oil price fall

2015-01-19 21:42

The fall in oil prices poses a threat to global efforts to boost renewable energy use and lower carbon emissions.

Podium for SA teen in Yas Marina debut

2014-12-22 09:22

South African teenager Liam Venter, 19, took a sensational podium finish last weekend on his sports-car debut in the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours.

Benvenuto! Vettel to take Italian lessons

2014-11-28 08:25

Sebastian Vettel is preparing for life at Ferrari's Maranello HQ - he's brushing up on his Italian in preparation for his switch from Red Bull to Ferrari in 2015.

First McLaren Honda engine test flops

2014-11-26 10:18

Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as an engine supplier but customer McLaren's first test day at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi didn't even make one timed lap.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

2014-11-24 14:38

Previous multi-championship Formula 1 drivers - think Graham Hill, James Hunt - might have done it differently, says ALAN BALDWIN, but the latest one had a quiet night...

Ferrari boss Mattiacci to get the chop?

2014-11-24 09:53

Ferrari's current team boss was appointed on April 1 2014 but has lost his job after only seven months. Was his role really just a delayed April Fool joke after all?

Hamilton hails 'greatest day of my life'

2014-11-24 08:27

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has declared November 23 2014 "the greatest day of my life" after ending a thrilling season with a win at Yas Marina and a second F1 Drivers' title.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back

2014-11-23 21:51

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief Toto Wolff forecasts that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger in 2015 from his 'desert duel' defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 

Solar plane to fly like a homing pigeon

2015-01-21 05:00

A plane with the top speed of a homing pigeon is set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight using nothing but the sun's energy to power it.

Marussia auction off as investor emerges

2015-01-20 08:26

The final auction of bankrupt F1 team Marussia's assets on Jan 20 has been halted with the emergence of a possible investor.

Kaymer lives up to hype

2015-01-15 18:00

Martin Kaymer has dazzles in the desert by rolling in 10 birdies for an 8-under 64 in the 1st round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.

'No panic' after Honda F1 test disaster

2014-11-28 08:25

'We need to find out in detail what went wrong,' says Honda's F1 chief Yasuhisa Arai as the team reels from a disastrous test debut in Abu Dhabi.

Kim and French take Abu Dhabi

2014-11-26 15:00

Kim Kardashian West partied up a storm in Abu Dhabi with sister Khloe's ex-lover French Montana.

Todt to fight for cheaper F1 engines

2014-11-26 08:42

'I'm going to fight about the price of the engines.' International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt is blunt about getting agreement to help struggling F1 teams.

Williams saves the best for last

2014-11-24 09:53

The Williams F1 team proved it's back by saving the best to last on Sunday with two drivers on the podium and a points bonanza in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Wolff: New deal with Lewis on the cards

2014-11-24 09:53

Lewis Hamilton can bet his seat is secure with Mercedes beyond 2015 after winning a second Drivers' title along with the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP on Sunday.

Hamilton family spring surprise on champ

2014-11-23 22:24

Lewis Hamilton had assured everybody in his family would not be with him on the biggest weekend of his Formula 1 career - but they thought otherwise.

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

2014-11-23 17:46

Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula 1 champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

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