November 23, 2015
We've been here plenty of times before, and pretty much what we've learned is that this is a awful track to race on. Fun to drive, yes, but to contest position? There's one good place to pass, Turn 8/9, with Turns 5-7 being somewhat less swell. Remember, this is the circuit where they thought it would be a good idea to have the pit exit run underneath the track. I suspect it's merely luck that we haven't seen that idea backfire horribly.
So what's the point of this race? Well, Valterri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen in a fight for fourth place in the driver's championship, one point separating them. Lotus leads Toro Rosso by nine points for sixth in the constructor's championship. And... um... that's about it, really. Most teams will probably be using Abu Dhabi as an extended test session... remember, the 2016 season is only four months away!
The Legendary Announce Team has the coverage, as usual. Here's the schedule:
Practice 2: 7a - 830a live on NBCSN
Quals: 7a - 830a live on CNBC
2015 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi: 6a - 9a live on NBCSN
We'll be along afterwards, of course, with the usual F1Update!. Join us, won't you?
Posted by: flatdarkmars at November 23, 2015 11:12 PM (LhHjb)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at November 24, 2015 06:13 AM (+rSRq)
That it hasn't happened yet just means that it's going to happen eventually.
Posted by: Wonderduck at November 24, 2015 08:20 AM (zAcee)
Posted by: Wonderduck at November 29, 2015 02:08 AM (zAcee)
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