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2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Round:
18
Weather:
Hot, dry and sunny at the start. Night time at finish
Laps:
55
Fastest Lap:
Vettel, 1m43.964
Country:
United Arab Emirates
Circuit:
2012 season:
Report

In the past few days, a debate has raged on the Motor Sport website about how much double World Champion Sebastian Vettel still has to prove as a racer. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix promised answers to those questions, as the Red Bull ace found himself facing the daunting challenge of slicing through the field from his starting place in the pitlane. In his quest to limit the damage to his tight points lead over Fernando Alonso, would Vettel show the mettle some believe he’s lacking? Well, typically of Formula 1, there was no definitive answer from a race that was as dramatic and incident-packed as the previous one was dull.

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