Formula 1

  • F1 driving new rules of engagement
    Nov 03, 2013 By Ali Akbar | Staff Writer
    Changed regulations for engine capacity, weight, safety, fuel and penalties are a grass-roots upheaval for F1
  • McLaren-Honda: Dream team reunited
    Nov 03, 2013 By Ali Akbar | Staff Writer
    The Formula One hierarchy is headed for a shake-up in 2015 as Honda gets back with McLaren, and back in the game
  • Alonso vs Raikkonen vs the rest
    Nov 03, 2013 Ali Akbar | Staff Writer
    After reviving Lotus fortunes last year, Kimi Raikkonen returns to Ferrari, where he won the world championship five years ago. But how will the Iceman work with hothead Fernando Alonso?
  • A mechanical work of art
    Oct 31, 2013 By Gareth Kurt Warren | Features Writer
    The new F1 engines for 2014 will prove to be a great challenge for teams and drivers, but a fantastic show for spectators
  • The bluffer's guide to F1
    Oct 30, 2013 Nikki Meyer | Special to GN Focus
    Can't tell torque from turbulence? Worry not, GN Focus has the low-down on how you can wing it on Yas Island
  • F1 2012 Top 10 drivers
    Nov 02, 2012 Special Report
    We list top driver scores leading up to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
  • Live it up
    Nov 02, 2012 By Sanaya Pavri | Features Writer
    We take you trackside to all the fun, glamour and high-octane acts lined up for the weekend
  • Racing to a tourism record
    Nov 02, 2012 By M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Abu Dhabi’s focus on the Formula One Grand Prix has provided a major boost to its tourism industry
  • The journey to Yas Marina
    Nov 02, 2012 By Ali Akbar | Staff Writer
    As the Formula One championship zooms into Abu Dhabi, GN Focus takes a swift look at how the drivers and teams have fared this season
  • 2013 and beyond
    Nov 02, 2012 By Ali Akbar | Staff Writer
    We take a look at the latest shake-ups and driver movements within each team, and what this could mean for the racing world and fans in the future
  • Getting a grip
    Nov 02, 2012 Special to GN Focus
    The four tyres on an F1 car have more impact on a driver’s performance than any aero tweak or trick exhaust.
  • Taking design for a race
    Nov 10, 2011 By Iona Stanley | Gulf News Report
    Ever wondered why a racetrack is sturdy enough for even the fastest car? Read on to find out...
  • Yas, we welcome tourists
    Nov 10, 2011 By Sarah Hollyer | Gulf News Report
    Although the F1 ensures it has a firm place on the global sporting calendar, Yas Island is fast emerging as the capital's leisure and entertainment destination of choice
  • Why is F1 so screen shy?
    Nov 10, 2011 By Dean Williams | Gulf News Report
    F1 is one of the few global sports never to have made a successful transition to the screen. But with Senna opening to rave reviews, and Ron Howard working on an F1 film, is that all about to change?
  • A close second
    Nov 10, 2011 Gulf News Report and Agencies
    Who will be the second-fastest man on the planet? We profile the hopefuls
  • America, let's race!
    Nov 10, 2011 Gulf News Report
    A dedicated F1 track in the US and another one in the planning showcase the nation's love for the sport