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    Video: McLaren P1 is the new king of flamethrowers [UPDATE]

    It may come as no surprise, but the staff of Autoblog is essentially a bunch of kids trapped in grown-up bodies. That means we're fairly easy to please. Give us a fast car or sensational bodywork, and we're pretty happy. Give us a fast car with sensational bodywork that shoots big freaking ...

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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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    Video: This is what riding in an F1 car is like with loose seatbelts and no HANS Device

    Riding shotgun in a two-seater race car at speed is a lot of fun – trust us on this – but this video is headache inducing. And scary. Seems like the pit crew on hand at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi was so concerned with starting the camera and setting its white balance that they didn't ...

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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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    Formula Drift UAE Invitational in Abu Dhabi 2011

    Formula Drift in Abu Dhabi - Click above for high-res image gallery
    After wrapping up the 2010 Formula Drift season (Vaughn Gittin Jr. took the podium, with Tanner Foust and Ryan Tuerck second and third overall), a handful of selected professional drifters loaded their cars into steel 40-foot ...

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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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    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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    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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