The first ever Abu Dhabi GP didn’t really live up to all of the off-track bluster once the race actually got going, until about two laps to go when Jenson Button got close enough to second place man Mark Webber for a bit of an on-the-edge ding-dong.
Jenson Button will have been watching the last part of qualifying for the Brazilian GP from behind his hands, hoping that teammate and title rival Rubens Barrichello wouldn’t get too high up on the grid.
If you’re thinking of buying someone an F1 drive for Xmas, better hurry up, they’re going quicker than PlayStation 4s. A quick phone around Asda, Tesco and John Lewis tells us there are but six seats left for next year and two of them might already have names on. They must have pre-ordered.
Proving even bad F1 is better than no F1, we at the Sunday Afternoon Club are already struggling for something to do between the roast and the Strictly results show. It’s only been a week, but are memories of 2013 are already taking on a rosy tint.