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    Video: Watch the McLaren MP4-12C hit the dunes of Abu Dhabi

    The Middle East is an enormously vital market for McLaren, and not just because its oil barons have the cash to buy as many MP4-12C supercars as they and every member of their family could possibly want. While the team has only won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix once and has yet to do the same at the ...

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    Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix sets up final dash for second place [spoilers]

    The ongoing revolutions in the Middle East may have put the kibosh on the Bahrain Grand Prix this year, but the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was campaigned as planned against the setting Arabian sun. Follow the jump to read how the penultimate race of the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship went down at ...

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    2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: A prince is crowned king in the Emirates [Spoilers]

    2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When this season kicked off nine months ago in neighboring Bahrain, we knew it was going to be a close one. Ferrari had a two-time champion at the helm and a hungry wingman to match. McLaren had the reigning champions from ...

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    Video: Ferrari test driver Marc Gene flogs the California

    Marc Gene goes joyriding the Ferrari California – Click above to watch video after the jump
    During a Ferrari event at the Yas Island Formula 1 circuit, Ferrari test driver Marc Gene took some willing participants out for laps of the track, going high on the oversteer and tire smoke. The ...

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    Sheikh, Rattle and Rolls: Another special Phantom for Abu Dhabi

    Rolls-Royce Phantom Yas Eagle edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If there's anywhere in the world where they know how to gild a lily, it's the Persian Gulf. The oil-rich emirates there seem to have an endless appetite for items of, shall we say... questionable taste. And ...

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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi gears up for grand opening in 2010

    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Television coverage of Formula One grands prix typically end with an aerial shot of the podium and the fans beneath it, a panorama usually dominated by the tifosi passing a giant Scuderia Ferrari flag over the crowd. That view ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: 2009 Formula 1 season wraps up with a bang at inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Les jeux sont faits. The line signifies the last call for bets at a casino, and is all too familiar to racing fans visiting Monte Carlo for the annual Monaco Grand Prix. But these days the Mediterranean principality isn't ...

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    Abu Dhabi F1 track has everything but loopdy loops

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Abu Dhabi F1 track
    The last round of the Formula One Grand Prix has in recent years been held in Brazil. Next year's provisional calendar makes Brazil the penultimate round, and puts the final race in Abu Dhabi at the country's brand new track. The F1 circus ...


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