Abu Dhabi GP Practice Race Results

Abu Dhabi GP Practice Race Results & Qualifying Race Live Stream Info: Max Verstappen & Valtteri Bottas Sets The Early Pace By FP1 & FP2

The F1 season finale for year 2020 has just begun with practice race on Friday. Champion Lewis Hamilton was back on track after missing Sakhir GP due to Covid 19. His return to the circuit sent George Russell back to Williams. During FP1 Lewis only ran for 24 laps and all laps were done on hard compound tyres. He finished 5th in FP1 while his teammate Valtteri Bottas was second. Max Verstappen grabbed the top spot in FP1. Estaben Ocon who scored a podium in Sakhir GP finished second during FP1. While in FP2 Bottas & Hamilton grabbed the first two spots, with Verstappen following them in third. Sportsfeista brings you complete details of Abu Dhabi GP Practice Race Results.

It will be very interesting to see who will take the last pole of this season on Saturday. However, Sergio Perez & Kevin Magnussen both the drivers who do not have any seat for the next season will start Abu Dhabi GP from back of the grid. Both the drivers will receive penalty for as they both took new power unit components outside of their allocations. Apart from this Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc will receive 3 place grid penalty for his action during the opening lap of Sakhir GP.

Abu Dhabi GP Second Practice Race Results

Valtteri Bottas after a disappointing finish in Sakhir GP remained impressive during both the practice sessions on Friday. He topped the second practice leading his teammate Lewis Hamilton with a margin of 0.203 seconds. Max Verstappen finished 3rd his teammate Albon finished 4th.  Here are the top 10 drivers of second practice race

1 77 Valtteri Bottas MERCEDES 1:36.276 28
2 44 Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES 1:36.479 +0.203s 30
3 33 Max Verstappen RED BULL RACING HONDA 1:37.046 +0.770s 30
4 23 Alexander Albon RED BULL RACING HONDA 1:37.263 +0.987s 33
5 4 Lando Norris MCLAREN RENAULT 1:37.438 +1.162s 29
6 31 Esteban Ocon RENAULT 1:37.505 +1.229s 30
7 11 Sergio Perez RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 1:37.506 +1.230s 35
8 16 Charles Leclerc FERRARI 1:37.508 +1.232s 31
9 3 Daniel Ricciardo RENAULT 1:37.508 +1.232s 29
10 18 Lance Stroll RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 1:37.560 +1.284s 29

Lando Norris was able to improve his performance in the second practices session as he finished an impressive 5th place. For Ferrari Leclerc was able to improve under the lights as he finished 8th in FP2. However, his partner who is sitting for the last time in Ferrari could not improve on his performance as finished 15th behind Kimi Raikkone. Kimi suffered with an issue during the second practice race as we clearly saw flares coming out from his car.

FP 2 full classification courtesy Formula 1.com

Recommended Read: Abu Dhabi GP Quick Facts & Stats



Abu Dhabi GP First Practice Race Results

Max Verstappen out paced Valtteri Bottas with a thing margin of 0.034 seconds. Here the top ten driver of FP1

1 33 Max Verstappen RED BULL RACING HONDA 1:37.378 26
2 77 Valtteri Bottas MERCEDES 1:37.412 +0.034s 32
3 31 Esteban Ocon RENAULT 1:38.515 +1.137s 34
4 23 Alexander Albon RED BULL RACING HONDA 1:38.547 +1.169s 25
5 44 Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES 1:38.744 +1.366s 24
6 18 Lance Stroll RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 1:38.831 +1.453s 25
7 11 Sergio Perez RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 1:38.956 +1.578s 25
8 26 Daniil Kvyat ALPHATAURI HONDA 1:39.150 +1.772s 27
9 10 Pierre Gasly ALPHATAURI HONDA 1:39.160 +1.782s 30
10 7 Kimi Räikkönen ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI 1:39.199 +1.821s 22

McLaren drivers could not put up an impressive show during FP as both Sainz & Norris finished 11 & 13. Robert Kubica drove for Alfa Romeo in FP 1 in place of Giovinazzi. His partner Kimi Raikkonen was impressive in first practice race as he finished 10th. Ferrari disappointing run continues as Leclerc finished 12th & Vettel finished 14th in FP1

FP 1 full classification courtesy Formula 1.com.



Abu Dhabi GP 2020 Saturday, December 12, 2020

Third Practice Race  14:00 to 15:00

Qualifying Race 17:00 to 18:00

All timings are given in local Abu Dhabi time which is GMT+4.

  • Indian fans will get to see the Qualifying race on Sunday, from 18:30 to 20:30.
  • UK Fans can join the action at 13:00
  • Fans In USA can enjoy the qualifying action at 08:00
  • Canadian Fans can enjoy the race at 08:00
  • Fans In Central Europe can enjoy the action at 14:00

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi GP 2020 Live Stream Information:

F1 Sakhir GP 2020 will live stream at F1 TV worldwide, Hotstar in India, In Asia it will be Fox+. In UK the live streaming will be available at All 4 & Sky Sports. In United Stated the live streaming will be available at Watch ESPN & Univision Now. For fans in Middle East the live stream will be on be IN Sports Connect. Australian fans will watch live stream on Fox Sports Australia and Tenplay. Germany TV Now, China Tencent Sports, Canada TSN App, RDS App, Japan & DAZN.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi GP 2020 Live Telecast Information:

F1 Sakhir GP 2020 Live telecast information is here. F1 fans in India will get see thrilling action live at Star Sports Network, in Asia it will be at Fox Sports Asia, Australian fans will get to see the race live at Fox Sports Australia and Network Ten. For Canadian fans F1 action will be brought live by RDS & TSN, US fans will get to see it ABC, ESPN & Univision. For the fans in the UKSky Sports, Channel 4 and will bring the live coverage. In Middle East & North Africa the telecast will be on beIN sports. Live telecast will be available on Fuji TV & DAZN, in Russia Match TV & Match Arena, Sky Sports in New Zealand, Netherlands Ziggo Sport Totaal, Ziggo Sport Go, Ziggo Sport, in Poland Eleven Sports. In Italy Sky Sport F1, TV 18 & RAI, Spain Movistar F1, In France Canal+, Canal+ Sport, TF1, TMC, fans in Germany will enjoy live telecast of F1 on n-tv& RTL

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