Posts Tagged Middle East

Hamilton 1st, Rosberg 2nd in Abu Dhabi practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first practice session at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lewis Hamilton edged his Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the both practice sessions for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday.

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Romain Grosjean hit with 20-place grid penalty

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Romain Grosjean has been hit with a 20-place grid penalty at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for changing elements of his power unit, although the Lotus driver’s punishment could be changed to a time penalty.

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FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question.

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Alonso leaves Ferrari, Vettel replaces him

In this Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain takes a rest in his garage during the first practice session for Sunday's Korean Formula One Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, South Korea. Ferrari on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 confirmed that two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving the team after the final race of the season. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a widely expected shake-up, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season.

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