The Final Showdown of the Formula 1 Season
As the Formula 1 season approaches its grand finale, all eyes are set on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This climactic event offers drivers and constructors their last opportunity to improve their standings in what has been a season of intense competition and dramatic moments.
The Battle for Supremacy
Dominance and Rivalries
Max Verstappen’s early season dominance effectively settled the title race, but the battle for the podium is still fiercely contested. Sergio Pérez, Verstappen’s Red Bull teammate, clinched P2 with his performance in Las Vegas, while Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured third place. The contest between Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso, both tied at 200 points, adds another layer of excitement to the race.
The Constructors’ Challenge
An equally intriguing contest is brewing between Mercedes and Ferrari for the second place in the constructors’ championship. With Mercedes slightly ahead, the outcome in Abu Dhabi could significantly impact both teams’ finances and future developments.
Watching the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
TV and Live Streaming Options
Fans can tune in to watch the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix live on TV and through various streaming services:
The race will be broadcast live from 11:30 am on Sky Sports F1 and Main Event. Sky Sports subscribers can add individual channels for £18 per month or the complete sports package for £25 per month.
Existing Sky Sports customers can stream the race via the Sky Sports app. Non-subscribers can access the live stream through NOW with a Day Membership for £11.98 or a Monthly Membership for £33.99, available on smart TVs, phones, computers, and consoles. The Grand Prix is also accessible via BT Sport.
The Race Weekend Schedule
All times are in UK time:
- Practice 1: 9:30 am
- Practice 2: 1:00 pm
- Practice 3: 10:30 am
- Qualifying: 2:00 pm
- Race: 1:00 pm
As the Formula 1 season culminates in Abu Dhabi, the excitement is palpable. Whether for the glory of finishing on a high or for the crucial points affecting next season’s preparations, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix promises to be a spectacle of speed, strategy, and skill, marking a fitting end to another thrilling season of Formula 1 racing.