United Arab Emirates

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel united over halo effect

2017-11-23 21:17<p>Lewis Hamilton<p>Abu Dhabi - <b>Lewis Hamilton</b> and <b>Sebastian Vettel</b> agreed on Thursday that next season's <b>Formula One</b> halo-carrying racing …

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Vettel faster than Hamilton in 1st Abu Dhabi GP practice

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sebastian Vettel was fastest Friday in the in first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with world champion Lewis Hamilton second.<p>In hot conditions at the Yas Marina circuit, the Ferrari driver was .120 seconds quicker.<p>Vettel won the last race in Brazil, …

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Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Four times world champion Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes on top in the last Friday practice of the Formula One season with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel close behind.<p>Hamilton, chasing a 10th win of the year after wrapping up the championship in Mexico last month, lapped the …

Auto Racing

Lewis Hamilton exclusive interview: F1 world champion on embracing veganism and how to improve in 2018

These are cleansing times for Lewis Hamilton. Two years ago he renounced red meat, before giving up poultry this season in favour of a pescatarian regime. Now, in part because of some acutely fashion-conscious friends, he has embraced the virtues of veganism. The next step? Ditching his leathers.<p>“I …

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Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Results, Times from Friday's Practice

Lewis Hamilton went fastest in the second free practice session at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix, having earlier finished behind Sebastian Vettel in FP1.<p>Hamilton set a track record with a time of one minute, 37.877 seconds ahead of Vettel, who was 0.149 seconds behind.<p>Their positions …

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Expedia Black Friday deals revealed as travel giant slashes prices on flights, hotels and holiday packages

Expedia has really pulled out all the stops for its Black Friday deals!<p>The travel giant has slashed prices across flights, hotels and holiday …

Shopping

Verstappen: Daniel is a great guy but he keeps farting!

Max Verstappen was at his mischievous best during the Friday drivers press conference in Abu Dhabi, accusing his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo …

Auto Racing

Report: Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran's leader 'new Hitler'

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran "the new Hitler of the Middle East" in an interview with <i>The</i> <i>New York</i> …

Middle East

Property prices and rents in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi down considerably year on year

It has not been a good year for residential property markets in the United Arab Emirates with the latest index figures showing that both prices and …

Real Estate

WWE makes title belt for F1 champion Hamilton

4:24 PM GMT<p>• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes<br>• History graduate from Reading University<br>• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014<p>ABU …

Auto Racing

Ahmedabad to Dubai Flights: AMD to DXB Flight Tickets

Flight Tickets to Dubai (DXB)<p>Dubai is one of the popular cities of United Arab Emirates (UAE) with extraordinary architecture, crazy nightlife and …

Airlines

After an Unlucky Start, Max Verstappen Settles Down

It has been what Christian Horner, the Red Bull team principal, has described as a “character-building season” for his talented young driver, Max Verstappen.<p>Verstappen, 20, could easily have allowed his head to drop after retiring in seven of 12 grands prix, from the third race of the season in …

Auto Racing

Vettel: 2018 'should be a walk in the park'

2017-11-23 22:19<p>Sebastian Vettel (AP)<p>Cape Town - <b>Sebastian Vettel</b> joked the 2018 season could be a "walk in the park" for Ferrari if they make the …

Sport (South Africa)

Classic Abu Dhabi GP: The Iceman stays cool for comeback win

<i>Nico Rosberg's spectacular crash brought out the safety car and would have a huge impact on the race.</i><p>"Just leave me alone..."<p>Lewis Hamilton got the …

Auto Racing

Hartley collects fourth penalty in four races

<b>Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - New Zealander Brendon Hartley will start his fourth race in Formula One with a fourth grid penalty after his Toro</b> …

Auto Racing

Prabal Gurung Designs F1 Grid Girls Uniforms for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weekend

The new uniform will be worn by Etihad Airways’ cabin crew during the three-day event.<p><b>REV YOUR ENGINES:</b> Prabal Gurung has designed the new F1 Grid …

Auto Racing

Ericsson: Ferrari is pushing to get two drivers in the team

<b>Talk in the Abu Dhabi paddock is that the Sauber team are soon to announce their 2018 driver line-up and plans that may see the Swiss team re-branded</b> …

Auto Racing

Israeli intel behind US laptop ban on airlines: Report

ISTANBUL<p>The United States’ three-month-long ban on laptops in hand luggage on flights to and from the Middle East was put into effect after Israeli …

Turkey

India outraged after Pakistan court releases Mumbai attacks 'mastermind'

India on Thursday expressed outrage at Pakistan's release of an Islamist leader accused of organising the 2008 Mumbai attacks that nearly brought the …

Pakistan

Hamilton: The last race of F1 cars looking good

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo have accepted the 2017 Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi will mark the last race the cars …

Auto Racing

Ricciardo experiences life as a Mobil 1 engineer in Abu Dhabi - Formula 1

<b>Red Bull Racing</b> driver <b>Daniel Ricciardo</b> took time out from being behind the wheel of a Formula 1 machine, to become a race engineer for the day, when …

Auto Racing

Israel raid on Raqqa led to ban on laptops on airplanes

A raid by elite Israeli commandos on the Syrian city of Raqqa in February of this year while the city was still under the control of Isil provided …

Middle East

Alonso launches his own eSport team

<b>Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Double world champion Fernando Alonso has become the first Formula One driver to launch his own eSport virtual</b> …

Auto Racing

Football: Singapore moves up to 170 on FIFA rankings, edges past Malaysia

SINGAPORE: Despite two successive losses in November, Singapore moved up three places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday (Nov 23).<p>The …

Asian Cup

Try out new F1 stats graphics from Motorsport Stats

As part of the continuous evolution of our Formula 1 coverage, we've teamed up with our sister business, Motorsport Stats, to create a suite of …

Auto Racing

Galaxy S7 updated with October security patch in India

India is one of the markets where Samsung is running behind with security updates for flagship phones right now. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were …

Samsung

Consul-General in Chennai

Today I announce the appointment of Ms Susan Grace as Australia’s next Consul-General in Chennai.<p>India is one of Australia’s most significant …

Julie Bishop

Abu Dhabi F2: Markelov denies Leclerc record by taking first pole

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Russian Time driver Artem Markelov claimed pole position in qualifying for the 2017 …

Auto Racing

First Look: An Australian Design Debut at Melbourne’s New Apple Store

In April this year Apple revealed it would begin to overhaul its store design for the first time in 15 years.<p>Beginning with the San Francisco …

Apple Store

Catalonia bid to break free from Madrid will hurt Spain's economy

Spain’s economy is going to pay a price for Catalonia’s bid for independence.<p>While the prime minister Mariano Rajoy has stepped in to take over the …

Economy