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.
He’s won in rallying, he’s won in GTs, he’s won in the Race of Champions and at Pikes Peak, now Sébastien Loeb is a winner in World Touring Cars, taking the new Citroen C Elysée to a debut win in the FIA’s global tin-top series.
Formula Mercedes put on a pretty good show on Saturday afternoon in what must surely now rank as the strangest venue at which F1 cars have ever performed. Nico Rosberg — annihilated a week ago — managed to throw the pressure right back at teammate Lewis Hamilton and will start tomorrow’s Bahrain GP on pole, […]