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Toto Wolff has sent a message to Mercedes’s rivals ahead of the winter break and the 2023 season, insisting that the team will soon be back to their best after a rollercoaster campaign under F1’s new technical regulations.
Esteban Ocon capped what he called a “very satisfying” year by finishing the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in seventh place – before reflecting on his exciting wheel-to-wheel battle with Sebastian Vettel.
BEYOND THE GRID: Guenther Steiner on Haas’s decision to drop Schumacher and give Hulkenberg another F1 shot
One of the last remaining seats on the 2023 F1 grid was recently confirmed when Haas gave Nico Hulkenberg the nod over incumbent Mick Schumacher, a decision that team boss Guenther Steiner has explained at length during the latest episode of Beyond The Grid…
It has been a long time coming for Oscar Piastri but he admits his first public outing as a McLaren driver was a special day in his career.
Daniel Ricciardo has given F1 fans countless laughs during his time in the sport, whether it be attempts at accents, shoeys with celebrities or press conference hysterics with fellow drivers...
The 2022 Formula 1 cars have been run together for the final time as Ferrari rounded out the year with a one-two-three on a busy day of testing in Abu Dhabi.
'It was definitely very special' – Gasly 'emotional' after driving Alpine for first time at Abu Dhabi test
Pierre Gasly admitted to feeling “emotional” after getting his first run out as an Alpine driver at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi – revealing the differences he found driving the A522 for the first time compared to the AlphaTauri.
‘I feel honoured’ – Alonso overjoyed with first drive for ‘iconic brand’ Aston Martin at Abu Dhabi test
Fernando Alonso described a “very special” experience as he formally swapped Alpine for Aston Martin on Tuesday and took up the seat vacated by the retired Sebastian Vettel at F1’s post-season test in Abu Dhabi.
Schumacher looking forward to opening ‘a new chapter’ after collision with Latifi mars final race at Haas
It wasn’t the final Grand Prix Mick Schumacher would have hoped for in Abu Dhabi, as he limped home ahead only of his team mate in his last race at Haas. Despite a starting grid slot of 12th, the German wasn’t able to extract enough pace from his VF-22 to keep in touch with the top 10.
SAY WHAT?! Emotion for Vettel and celebrations for Verstappen feature in the best team radio from Abu Dhabi
The last race weekend of the season was straight forward for some, and less serene for others. As such it was no surprise that come lights out, the competitive juices flowed and a fair few drivers got a little hot under the collar. And as always, it was left to their race engineers to calm them down on the radio…
Mark Hughes looks at Mercedes’ performance drop-off from Sao Paulo – where George Russell took their first and only win of the season – to Abu Dhabi, where Russell came home fifth and Hamilton did not finish. Giorgio Piola provides technical illustrations.
‘We gave it everything’ – Stroll takes positives from Aston Martin’s season despite narrowly losing out on P6 to Alfa Romeo
Lance Stroll hailed a “great team effort” from Aston Martin at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, after their double points finish almost overhauled Alfa Romeo for P6 in the constructors’ standings.
GALLERY: Check out Alonso, Gasly, Piastri and more as they debut for their new teams in Abu Dhabi test
F1 has stayed on at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit this week for some post-season testing, with the session also serving as the first opportunity for several new team and driver combinations to work together.
'This year has surpassed anything we could have believed' says Horner after 17th win of the season in Abu Dhabi
Christian Horner has praised the “Herculean” effort of his Red Bull team this year, admitting that their 2022 season had surpassed even their own expectations – as he also paid tribute to the team’s late founder Dietrich Mateshcitz.
After the highs of winning his first F1 race in Brazil, George Russell admitted taking the chequered flag at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in fifth place was a “reality check” for him and Mercedes.
'Proud' Hulkenberg admits it was 'not a no-brainer' for Haas to give him a seat for 2023 after 3 years out
Nico Hulkenberg admits it was “not a no brainer” for Haas to give him a seat for 2023 after his time on the side lines – as he revealed how talks with Team Principal Guenther Steiner came about and why he believes Haas have potential to do even better in 2023.
Max Verstappen topped off his outstanding year with a comfortable victory in the season finale in Abu Dhabi – but it wasn’t such smooth sailing for others. We’ve picked out six winners and five losers from Yas Marina.
2022 was already a gift of a season, with records smashed as a new generation of cars hit the track for 22 flat-out Grands Prix. But with no more races this year to treat yourself to, why not be good to yourself by bagging one of our incredible Black Friday deals.
It’s almost time for a new season, with plenty of new-look driver pairings. While the top three teams have opted for continuity, the same can’t be said elsewhere with a returning favourite and a few rookies looking to mark their mark in 2023…