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News - 22 November 2014

Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life'

22 November - 10:36 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".

Perez signs new Force India deal

22 November - 09:41 - BBC Formula One

Sergio Perez signs a new contract with Force India to drive for the Formula One team in 2015 and 2016.

Alonso unhappy after Ferrari remarks

22 November - 06:56 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso is unhappy with Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci after being unfavourably compared to Sebastian Vettel.

VIDEO: Inside F1 on Abu Dhabi qualifying

22 November - 06:54 - BBC Formula One

Lee McKenzie is joined by BBC Sport's F1 analyst Allan McNish for Inside F1 following qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Alonso fires back at Ferrari boss

22 November - 06:29 - Planet-F1

It looks like the Fernando Alonso-Ferrari relationship will end on a sour note after the Spaniard hit back at team principal Marco Mattiacci...

Red Bull excluded from qualifying

22 November - 05:50 - BBC Formula One

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.

Saturday's FIA press conference

22 November - 05:06 - Planet-F1

Pole-sitter Nico Rosberg as well as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas attended Saturday's FIA press conference in Abu Dhabi...

Nico ups the pressure on Lewis

22 November - 04:57 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg is aiming to pressurise Lewis Hamilton into a title-costing mistake in the Abu Dhabi GP as the German refuses to give up on the World Championship to his Mercedes team-mate.

Red Bull duo excluded from qualifying

22 November - 04:51 - Planet-F1

Red Bull duo Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel will start the Abu Dhabi GP from the back of the grid following controversy over their front wing...

Red Bull in hot water over front wing

22 November - 04:51 - Planet-F1

Red Bull will have to do some explaining to the stewards after the FIA declared there was excessive flex in the front wing flaps on both their cars in Abu Dhabi...

Vandoorne to test for McLaren

22 November - 04:49 - Sky Sports F1

Stoffel Vandoorne will drive for McLaren on both days of next week’s test in Abu Dhabi as rumours grow he could be in contention for a 2015 race seat.

Red Bull thrown out of qualifying

22 November - 04:39 - Sky Sports F1

Stewards have excluded Red Bull from Abu Dhabi GP qualifying after it was decided that front wings on the cars driven by Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo were flexing.

Red Bull thrown out of qualifying

22 November - 04:39 - Sky Sports F1

Stewards have excluded Red Bull from Abu Dhabi GP qualifying after it was decided that front wings on the cars driven by Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo were flexing.

Stewards investigate Red Bull

22 November - 04:39 - Sky Sports F1

Stewards are investigating Red Bull at the Abu Dhabi GP after it was decided that front wings on the cars driven by Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo were flexing during qualifying.

Ferrari pair expect uphill struggle

22 November - 04:32 - Planet-F1

Fernando Alonso believes he will be in for a tough final race for Ferrari, but he is nevertheless hoping for some nice battles on his "special day"...

Mixed emotions for Button

22 November - 04:21 - Sky Sports F1

Jenson Button expressed disappointment to qualify only eighth for the Abu Dhabi GP, although his frustration was tempered by the fact his disjointed Friday had proved such a “disaster”.

Vandoorne wins Feature Race

22 November - 04:20 - Sky Sports F1

Stoffel Vandoorne took his fourth victory of the season in an action-packed GP2 Feature Race in Abu Dhabi.

Bottas gunning for fourth in standings

22 November - 04:15 - Planet-F1

Valtteri Bottas has set his sights on finishing fourth in the Drivers¿ standings while he also hopes to help Williams to finish third...

Errors cost Hamilton pole position

22 November - 04:01 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg takes pole for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP after mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Force India confirm Perez

22 November - 03:47 - Planet-F1

Force India will continue with an unchanged line-up in 2015 after finally confirming Sergio Perez for the 2015 campaign...

VIDEO: Rosberg grabs crucial pole in Abu Dhabi

22 November - 03:46 - BBC Formula One

Watch highlights as Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Hamilton will 'sleep well tonight'

22 November - 03:45 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he will "sleep well tonight" despite being beaten to pole position by title-rival Nico Rosberg at the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

VIDEO: Rosberg: I'll keep pressure on Hamilton

22 November - 03:32 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says he needs to "keep the pressure" on team-mate Lewis Hamilton after claiming pole position for the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton ready for title fight

22 November - 03:24 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton says he won't change his approach for the 2014 title decider in Abu Dhabi on Sunday and is ready for the battle with Nico Rosberg...

Force India confirm Perez

22 November - 03:04 - Sky Sports F1

Force India have officially confirmed Sergio Perez will remain at the team for 2015 and beyond after agreeing a new multi-year deal with the Mexican.

The psychology of a title showdown

22 November - 02:50 - BBC Formula One

As Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg prepare for one final battle, Andrew Benson finds out how each driver may be feeling.

Rosberg: Small step to title

22 November - 02:47 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg believes he has taken a “small step” towards snatching the World Championship out of Lewis Hamilton’s grasp after claiming pole position for the Abu Double finale after his Mercedes team-mate once again was pressurised into making a series of mistakes during the top-ten shootout.

Nico hopes Lewis cracks under pressure

22 November - 02:46 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg hammered home his credentials as 2014 pole position king in Abu Dhabi and vowed to try to push Lewis Hamilton into a mistake on Sunday...

VIDEO: Watch Rosberg's pole lap in title decider

22 November - 02:33 - BBC Formula One

Watch Nico Rosberg's stunning pole lap as he finishes ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Sat: STR, McLaren, Ferrari, FIndia

22 November - 02:16 - Planet-F1

There were top ten times in qualifying in Abu Dhabi for Daniil Kvyat, Jenson Button, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso...

Sat: Mercedes, Williams, Red Bull

22 November - 02:16 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg will start the final race of this season, the Abu Dhabi GP, from pole position having edged Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas...

Sat: Sauber, Lotus, Caterham

22 November - 02:15 - Planet-F1

Sauber, Lotus and Caterham failed to shine in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi GP but at least Sauber got one driver into Q2...

Qualy: Rosberg Seizes The Advantage

22 November - 02:07 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg will have the advantage out on track having beaten Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP...

VIDEO: Webber reflects on 2014 title decider

22 November - 01:56 - BBC Formula One

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber compares his World Championship heartache in 2010 to this season's title showdown between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

22 November - 01:47 - Sky Sports F1

Championship outsider Nico Rosberg clinched the pole position he realistically required to have any chance of winning the title in Sunday's Abu Dhabi decider as qualifying mistakes again proved costly for Lewis Hamilton.

VIDEO: Button looks back at 15 years in F1

22 November - 01:17 - BBC Formula One

Jenson Button looks back at his 15 years in Formula 1 with BBC Sport's David Coulthard, as his future in the sport remains unclear.

Exclusive Ron Dennis Q&A

22 November - 12:59 - Sky Sports F1

Martin Brundle presses his former boss Ron Dennis for information on McLaren’s 2015 line-up.

VIDEO: Coulthard's Williams 'magic carpet ride'

22 November - 12:50 - BBC Formula One

BBC F1 co-commentator David Coulthard is rendered speechless after getting the chance to drive a 2014 Williams at Silverstone.

VIDEO: Who has won a BBC F1 2014 award?

22 November - 12:14 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport's Suzi Perry, Eddie Jordan and David Coulthard hand out the best and quirky awards for the 2014 Formula 1 season.

Horner wants simpler engines

22 November - 11:51 - Planet-F1

Having conceded there is little chance of the engine freeze being lifted, Christian Horner would welcome simpler, cheaper engines in the future...

Button: I don't need send-off

22 November - 11:49 - Sky Sports F1

Jenson Button insists he won't feel he will have missed out on a big Formula 1 send-off if this weekend's Abu Dhabi GP proves to be his final race in the sport.

Rosberg tops last Abu Dhabi practice

22 November - 11:29 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg goes fastest from team-mate Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

FP3: Rosberg claims final practice P1

22 November - 11:06 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg pulled one back against Lewis Hamilton in the final practice session of this season, 0.369s quicker than his team-mate at the Yas Marina circuit...

P3: Rosberg goes fastest

22 November - 10:49 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg turned the tables on title rival Lewis Hamilton in third practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by setting the fastest time.

Horner suggests ‘simplified’ V6

22 November - 07:35 - Sky Sports F1

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has suggested that Formula 1 should adopt power units with standard parts as a cost-cutting measure.

Ocon: I have enjoyed it immensely

22 November - 07:20 - Planet-F1

Having made his debut at a grand prix weekend, Esteban Ocon says he "can't wait" to get back into the Lotus E22 for the upcoming test...

Hamilton: Feel I'm chasing my first

22 November - 06:28 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton says any excitement he is feeling is joyous and not nervous as he chases his second "first" Drivers' Championship title...

Kev: Abu Dhabi is not a shoot-out

22 November - 06:03 - Planet-F1

Kevin Magnussen has rubbished suggestions that his future could hinge on Sunday's season finale, insisting it is not a "shoot-out or a showdown"...

Rosberg needs Bottas' help

22 November - 05:49 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg has singled out Valtteri Bottas as the one driver who could help him beat Lewis Hamilton to this year's World title...

News - 21 November 2014

Hamilton 'like a kid at Christmas'

21 November - 07:57 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton says his "spectacular" Mercedes is the best F1 car he has driven as he builds up to the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP.

Friday's FIA press conference

21 November - 07:22 - Planet-F1

Federico Gastaldi, Finbarr O'Connell, Christian Horner, Otmar Szafnauer, Toto Wolff, Claire Williams and Marco Mattiaci were in attendance...

Stevens: It's a steep learning curve

21 November - 06:39 - Planet-F1

Will Stevens realised a dream on Friday when he made his Formula 1 debut, but the Caterham driver admits he still has a lot to learn...

VIDEO: Inside F1 on Abu Dhabi practice

21 November - 06:36 - BBC Formula One

Lee McKenzie is joined by BBC Sport's chief F1 analyst Eddie Jordan for Inside F1 following Friday practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Button: It could be my final F1 weekend

21 November - 06:28 - Planet-F1

Jenson Button admits he has taken the "blinkers off" and is ready to wave F1 goodbye should he fail to get a race seat for next year...

Change engine to lower cost - Horner

21 November - 05:51 - BBC Formula One

Red Bull's team principal Christian Horner has proposed a change in engine design to keep F1's costs under control.

Driver reaction - practice

21 November - 05:47 - Sky Sports F1

The drivers have their say on the opening day of running at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

Wolff: Merc will stay neutral

21 November - 05:25 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has revealed the team already have a plan in place for how best to deal with the inevitable contrasting emotions of their two drivers at the end of Sunday’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP.

'Like lions fighting over prey'

21 November - 05:09 - Sky Sports F1

Newly-crowned GP3 Champion Alex Lynn has likened the battle for the vacant Toro Rosso seat to lions fighting over their prey in the wild.

Alonso not convinced by Ferrari direction

21 November - 05:03 - Planet-F1

Fernando Alonso says he decided it was time to leave Ferrari as he is not convinced by their future prospects...

Rosberg in search of perfect lap

21 November - 04:38 - Planet-F1

Nico Rosberg admits he failed to produce a perfect lap at the Yas Marina Circuit on Friday, but is confident he can find more pace...

Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty

21 November - 04:34 - BBC Formula One

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean is handed a 20-place grid penalty at the Abu Dhabi GP for changing elements of his power unit.

VIDEO: Allan McNish's guide to Yas Marina

21 November - 04:21 - BBC Formula One

Ride on board Mark Webber's 2013 pole lap at Yas Marina as BBC F1's Allan McNish describes the skills and techniques required to top the time sheets in Abu Dhabi.

Seb eager to stay out of title fight

21 November - 04:19 - Planet-F1

Sebastian Vettel hopes he doesn't "interfere" in the title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg this weekend...

VIDEO: Hamilton tops Abu Dhabi practice two

21 November - 04:08 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton makes an important statement ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by beating rival Nico Rosberg in Friday's second practice session.

Fernando Alonso Q&A

21 November - 04:04 - Sky Sports F1

Fresh from the expected confirmation that Fernando Alonso's Ferrari career is coming to an end after this weekend's Abu Dhabi GP, the Spaniard gave some revealing insight into the reasons behind his decision to quit the team in an interview with Sky Sports F1’s Ted Kravitz…

Vandoorne on pole in Abu Dhabi

21 November - 03:57 - Sky Sports F1

Stoffel Vandoorne took his fourth consecutive GP2 pole position after a session-long battle with 2014 Champion Jolyon Palmer.

Hamilton happy to chip away in UAE

21 November - 03:37 - Planet-F1

It was advantage Lewis Hamilton after Friday's practice in the season finale, but he admits there are still pace to find and areas to improve...

Grosjean facing time penalties

21 November - 03:10 - Planet-F1

Romain Grosjean is set for a tricky Abu Dhabi GP as he has been hit with a 20-place grid penalty, which is likely to result in time penalties...

Hamilton puts down title marker

21 November - 03:09 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions as he puts down a title marker ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Hamilton enjoys perfect start

21 November - 03:09 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton has delivered the perfect riposte to title rival Nico Rosberg by topping both of Friday’s practice sessions at Abu Dhabi.

Fri: Lotus, Sauber, Caterham

21 November - 02:40 - Planet-F1

Lotus, Sauber and Caterham all failed to register a car inside the top ten in Friday's practice at the Yas Marina circuit...

Fri: Mercedes, McLaren, Red Bull

21 November - 02:38 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton won the latest Mercedes battle as he edged Nico Rosberg by 0.083s in Friday's practice in Abu Dhabi. Kevin Magnussen was third...

Fri: Williams, Ferrari, STR, FInida

21 November - 02:38 - Planet-F1

There were top ten times in practice for the Abu Dhabi GP for Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen, Daniil Kvyat and Sergio Perez...

FP2: Two from two for Hamilton

21 November - 02:36 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton maintained a slender advantage over Nico Rosberg out on track to go with his points lead as the Merc battle continued in FP2...

VIDEO: BBC F1 team's best moments of 2014

21 November - 02:27 - BBC Formula One

The BBC F1 team share their favourite moments of the 2014 season so far, as the title goes down to the wire at the last race in Abu Dhabi.

P2: Advantage Hamilton

21 November - 02:08 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton's bid to close out the 2014 World Championship in the 'Abu Double' decider has started in textbook fashion after the Briton doubled up on fastest practice times on Friday.

VIDEO: Lewis & Nico: rivals from the start

21 November - 01:20 - BBC Formula One

Take a sneak peak at the opening film for BBC F1's coverage of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, looking back at the early days of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's racing competitions.

Twenty-place penalty for Grosjean

21 November - 12:43 - Sky Sports F1

Lotus will be forced to fit a sixth engine to Romain Grosjean's car for the Abu Dhabi GP, with the Frenchman therefore handed a 20-place grid penalty.

Lynn crowned GP3 Champion

21 November - 11:54 - Sky Sports F1

Alex Lynn clinched the GP3 Drivers’ Championship after Dean Stoneman failed to take pole position in Abu Dhabi.

VIDEO: Hamilton sets pace in first practice

21 November - 11:50 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is fastest ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

'Alonso would prefer Button'

21 November - 11:38 - Sky Sports F1

Sky F1 pundit Martin Brundle suspects Fernando Alonso would prefer to be partnered by Jenson Button rather than Kevin Magnussen at McLaren in 2015.

Architects of F1 – John Barnard

21 November - 11:36 - Sky Sports F1

Steve Rider is joined by former McLaren, Ferrari and Benetton designer John Barnard in the latest episode of Architects of F1.

Another qualifying tweak

21 November - 11:33 - Planet-F1

With Caterham back on the grid in Abu Dhabi, qualifying has once again undergone a minor tweak...

Gutierrez opted to end Sauber talks

21 November - 11:12 - Planet-F1

Esteban Gutierrez has revealed that it was his decision to end negotiations with Sauber as it was not a "good direction" for his career...

Hamilton sets pace at title decider

21 November - 10:59 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is fastest ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

FP1: First blood to Hamilton

21 November - 10:31 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton may have finished FP1 in Abu Dhabi with a slight advantage over Nico Rosberg but it was a close tussle all the way to the chequered flag...

P1: Hamilton heads Rosberg

21 November - 10:10 - Sky Sports F1

World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the early pace ahead of rival Nico Rosberg in opening practice for the Abu Dhabi GP on Friday.

Formula 1 gossip column

21 November - 09:36 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg determined to push Lewis Hamilton all the way, Kimi Raikkonen relishing Sebastian Vettel arrival, plus more.

Ricciardo hails relentless Vettel

21 November - 07:14 - Planet-F1

As he prepares to bid farewell to Seb Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo feels one of the biggest lessons learnt from the German is to be ruthless but fair...

Kimi expects 'fun' partnership with Seb

21 November - 06:26 - Planet-F1

Kimi Raikkonen is looking forward to having a bit of "fun" and getting "things done in the right way" when he teams up with Sebastian Vettel...

Massa: Rosberg must not let fear rule

21 November - 06:06 - Planet-F1

Felipe Massa says Nico Rosberg cannot entered Sunday's season finale with any fear while Lewis Hamilton needs to be "more of a gentleman"...

News - 20 November 2014

VIDEO: Button surprised by jibe at Hamilton

20 November - 05:22 - BBC Formula One

Watch the moment Jenson Button's eyes light up as Nico Rosberg says Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton should keep Sunday's race in Abu Dhabi clean.

Caterham still fighting for 2015

20 November - 04:11 - Sky Sports F1

Caterham administrator Finbarr O’Connell has labelled the next few weeks “absolutely key” for the team’s chances of surviving in its current form as he prepares to meet with three different groups of would-be investors at the Abu Dhabi GP.

Thursday's FIA press conference

20 November - 03:33 - Planet-F1

Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hulkenberg, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button attended the FIA press conference...

Stevens out to take his chance

20 November - 03:27 - Sky Sports F1

F1 debutant Will Stevens is confident he can do a good job for Caterham this weekend and hopes his one-off appearance at the Abu Dhabi GP can lead to a permanent drive in 2015.

Button just focusing on racing

20 November - 03:23 - Planet-F1

His Formula 1 future may still be still up in the air, but Jenson Button is determined to "live in the moment" at the season finale in Abu Dhabi...

VIDEO: Emotional end for Alonso and Vettel

20 November - 03:01 - BBC Formula One

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel have been speaking about the emotional end to their careers at their respective teams.

VIDEO: Hamilton will not settle for second

20 November - 02:57 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton says he will aim to win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and will not settle for a safe second place.

Abu Dhabi extends F1 race contract

20 November - 02:42 - BBC Formula One

Abu Dhabi will continue to host Formula 1 races beyond 2016 after signing a multi-year contract extension.

VIDEO: Hamilton v Rosberg - key moments

20 November - 02:26 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport looks at the defining moments of the F1 championship battle between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Seb excited to join 'F1's greatest team'

20 November - 01:40 - Planet-F1

Sebastian Vettel admits he is "very excited and very motivated" to join up with "probably the greatest team in the sport"...

I'm feeling no pressure - Hamilton

20 November - 01:27 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton insists he is feeling no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend.

Alonso: Ferrari doubts started in 2013

20 November - 01:20 - Planet-F1

Two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso has revealed that he started to have doubts about his Ferrari future in 2013...

Rivals look to keep title fight clean

20 November - 12:58 - Planet-F1

The 2014 Drivers' Championship will be decided this weekend and Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are hoping for a clean fight...

Alonso asked to leave in September

20 November - 12:43 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has revealed he informed Ferrari of his desire to quit the team in September, with the Spaniard admitting he had doubts over the underperforming team’s likely competitiveness in F1’s new turbo era last year.

Stevens to make F1 bow with Caterham

20 November - 12:17 - BBC Formula One

Britain's Will Stevens makes Formula 1 debut in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Caterham.

Button: 'Nothing has changed'

20 November - 12:12 - Sky Sports F1

Jenson Button has hinted he may be prepared to quit McLaren before the team make a decision on their 2015 driver line-up.

Massa hoping for Mercedes fight

20 November - 12:07 - Sky Sports F1

Felipe Massa hopes he can play a part in shaping the destiny of this year’s World Championship although the Brazilian says he doesn’t care who wins.

Stevens earns Caterham seat

20 November - 12:04 - Planet-F1

Will Stevens will make his Formula 1 debut with Caterham this weekend after getting his super licence at the last minute...

F1 title rivals set for battle

20 November - 11:27 - Sky Sports F1

Formula 1 title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both in confident mood ahead of Sunday's title showdown in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 title rivals set for battle

20 November - 11:27 - Sky Sports F1

Formula 1 title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both in confident mood ahead of Sunday's title showdown in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 title rivals set for battle

20 November - 11:27 - Sky Sports F1

Formula One title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both in confident mood ahead of Sunday's title showdown in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

And now Ferrari confirm Vettel signing

20 November - 10:26 - Planet-F1

Formula 1's worst kept secret is out with Ferrari confirming Sebastian Vettel for the 2015 campaign...

Alonso out, Vettel in at Ferrari

20 November - 10:09 - Sky Sports F1

Ferrari have finally officially confirmed Formula 1’s worst-kept secret – Fernando Alonso is leaving the team to be replaced by Sebastian Vettel for 2015.

Official: Alonso to leave Ferrari

20 November - 10:04 - Planet-F1

Ferrari have finally confirmed that Fernando Alonso is to leave the team at the end of the 2014 season...

Vettel joins Ferrari as Alonso exits

20 November - 10:03 - BBC Formula One

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari on a three-year deal as Fernando Alonso leaves the Italian team.

Perez hopeful future sorted soon

20 November - 09:37 - Sky Sports F1

Sergio Perez is hopeful his future at Force India will be sorted out soon, although the Mexican was coy about the reason for the hold up with his new contract.

Fong and Ocon to drive in FP1

20 November - 08:20 - Planet-F1

Adderly Fong will take part in the Free Practice One for Sauber at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix...

'Nico accepted second, Lewis cried'

20 November - 07:47 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dreamt of being team-mates in F1 as teenagers, but their desire to win tore their friendship apart.

Herbert: McLaren need 'calm' Button

20 November - 07:28 - Planet-F1

Johnny Herbert says McLaren should retain Jenson Button as they need a "calming presence" to counter a "disruptive" Fernando Alonso...

Marussia's last-gasp UAE effort fails

20 November - 06:14 - Planet-F1

Marussia won't be on the Abu Dhabi grid after all with the team's last-ditch effort coming to nothing...

News - 19 November 2014

Marussia fail in late Abu Dhabi bid

19 November - 11:03 - BBC Formula One

A late bid to get Marussia to the final grand prix of the season in Abu Dhabi fails as negotiations with investors break down.

Bianchi out of induced coma

19 November - 05:24 - Planet-F1

Jules Bianchi is no longer in an induced coma but remains unconscious, his family said in a statement...

F1 driver Bianchi 'out of coma'

19 November - 05:08 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma after crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, his parents confirm.

Stevens to race for Caterham

19 November - 04:39 - Sky Sports F1

Britain’s Will Stevens will make his F1 debut with returning Caterham at this weekend’s season finale in Abu Dhabi.

Stevens to race for Caterham

19 November - 04:39 - Sky Sports F1

Britain’s Will Stevens will make his F1 debut with returning Caterham at this weekend’s season finale in Abu Dhabi.

Bianchi out of artificial coma

19 November - 04:00 - Sky Sports F1

Jules Bianchi is out of his artificial coma and has been transferred to his native France, but remains unconscious and in a critical condition.

Seb: No change in Red Bull attitude

19 November - 01:59 - Planet-F1

Sebastian Vettel says he doesn't "feel like the third wheel on the wagon" at Red Bull despite his impending departure...

Ecclestone helps Caterham F1 return

19 November - 01:51 - BBC Formula One

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone waives costs and charters a plane to help financially troubled Caterham's return to racing.

Ecclestone helped Caterham out

19 November - 01:05 - Planet-F1

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that he helped out Caterham in their bid to race in the season finale in Abu Dhabi...

Grosjean to stay at Lotus in 2015

19 November - 12:52 - BBC Formula One

Frenchman Romain Grosjean will continue as driver at Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season, the team confirm.

Grosjean remains at Lotus

19 November - 12:10 - Sky Sports F1

Lotus have confirmed Romain Grosjean will remain with the team in 2015 where he will partner Pastor Maldonado.

Grosjean confirms new Lotus deal

19 November - 12:05 - Planet-F1

Romain Grosjean has confirmed via social media he will drive for Lotus next year, and this time he didn't delete it...

Marussia to miss Abu Dhabi GP

19 November - 11:03 - Sky Sports F1

A last-ditch attempt to return the Marussia F1 team to the grid for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP has collapsed, Sky Sports News HQ has learnt.

Marussia to miss Abu Dhabi GP

19 November - 11:03 - Sky Sports F1

A last-ditch attempt to return the Marussia F1 team to the grid for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP has collapsed, Sky Sports News HQ has learnt.

Marussia still aiming to race

19 November - 11:03 - Sky Sports F1

<em>Sky Sports News HQ</em> understands Marussia's administrators still hope the team can race in Abu Dhabi.

McIlroy: Hamilton the deserving Champ

19 November - 10:37 - Planet-F1

Rory McIlroy, yes Rory McIlroy the number one golfer in the world, is backing Lewis Hamilton for the 2014 title, saying "he's the deserving Champion"...

Palmer earns test drive in Abu Dhabi

19 November - 10:10 - BBC Formula One

GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer, son of F1 driver Jonathan, will test drive for Force India after the Abu Dhabi grand prix.

Bernie not budging an inch

19 November - 10:02 - Planet-F1

Smaller teams' calls for a bigger share of the pie look set to fall on deaf ears with Bernie Ecclestone saying they should look at their business models...

Formula 1 gossip column

19 November - 09:42 - BBC Formula One

Ecclestone hits back at small teams, Jordan calls on F1 chief to step down, golf star McIlroy backs Hamilton, plus more.

Palmer, Goddard handed test drives

19 November - 09:15 - Planet-F1

Jolyon Palmer has earned himself an F1 test with Force India following his GP2 success while Spike Goddard will also get a chance in Abu Dhabi...

Palmer, Goddard handed Force India tests

19 November - 09:15 - Planet-F1

Jolyon Palmer has earned himself an F1 test with Force India following his GP2 success while Spike Goddard will also get a chance in Abu Dhabi...

Palmer to test for Force India

19 November - 08:49 - Sky Sports F1

GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer will drive for Force India next week at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

'Lewis breakdown would be a nightmare'

19 November - 08:20 - Planet-F1

Everyone at Mercedes is keeping their fingers crossed that their drivers suffer no mechanical breakdowns in the title decider in Abu Dhabi...

BBC F1 profile: Meet Nico Rosberg

19 November - 08:01 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport profiles Nico Rosberg as he attempts to beat Lewis Hamilton to the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship.

McLaren waiting game continues

19 November - 07:11 - Planet-F1

McLaren have revealed that their driver line-up announcement date has been pushed back until at least December 1...

BBC F1 profile: Meet Lewis Hamilton

19 November - 06:56 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport profiles Lewis Hamilton as he stands on the brink of his second Formula 1 World Championship, six years after his first.

News - 18 November 2014

McLaren wait to name driver line-up

18 November - 08:06 - BBC Formula One

McLaren will wait until December before announcing whether Button or Magnussen will partner Fernando Alonso in 2015.

McLaren delay line-up decision

18 November - 06:55 - Sky Sports F1

McLaren will not confirm the identity of their 2015 driver line-up until after the current season.

Bernie stands firm on revenues

18 November - 05:19 - Sky Sports F1

Bernie Ecclestone has repeated his call for F1&#8217;s struggling smaller teams to manage their finances better and insisted they cannot expect to receive any additional hand-outs.

Bottas aiming to finish fourth

18 November - 02:22 - Planet-F1

Valtteri Bottas has not given up hope of finishing fourth in the 2014 Drivers' Championship...

Merc-Hamilton talks set for next week

18 November - 01:23 - Planet-F1

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton will renew contract discussions after Sunday's Abu Dhabi GP with Toto Wolff hoping to "find a solution quickly"...

Merc to open Hamilton talks

18 November - 12:55 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes plan to open talks with Lewis Hamilton over a new long-term deal as soon as Sunday&#8217;s Abu Dhabi GP is out of the way.

Who deserves to win the world title?

18 November - 12:13 - BBC Formula One

As Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg prepare for their world title decider, Andrew Benson assesses their seasons so far.

Wolff fears Hamilton car failure

18 November - 12:00 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says it would be a "nightmare" if Lewis Hamilton's car failed in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

McLaren ready for Mercedes goodbye

18 November - 11:53 - Planet-F1

This weekend's Abu Dhabi GP will not only mark the end of the 2014 season, but also McLaren's long relationship with Mercedes...

McLaren ready for Merc goodbye

18 November - 11:53 - Planet-F1

This weekend's Abu Dhabi GP will not only mark the end of the 2014 season, but also McLaren's long relationship with Mercedes...

Abu Dhabi press conf schedule

18 November - 10:57 - Planet-F1

No surprise to see Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg among those who will field questions at Thursday's press conference...

Bernie: Double points could go

18 November - 10:50 - Sky Sports F1

Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that he is open to idea of dropping Formula 1&#8217;s highly-controversial double points rule for the 2015 season.

Press conference line-ups

18 November - 10:16 - Sky Sports F1

Championship contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will both face the media in Thursday&#8217;s Drivers&#8217; Press Conference ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Small teams want Abu Dhabi meeting

18 November - 09:57 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1's smaller teams want to meet boss Bernie Ecclestone to discuss how the sport's revenues are distributed.

Smaller teams write to Bernie

18 November - 09:40 - Planet-F1

The issue over finances won't go away with three of the smaller teams confirming they want to hold another meeting with Bernie Ecclestone...

VIDEO: Hamilton or Rosberg? Murray Walker's view

18 November - 09:32 - BBC Formula One

Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker offers his thoughts on who will prevail the title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Vettel: Rosberg can win the title

18 November - 08:58 - Planet-F1

Seb Vettel knows a thing or two about winning the title from an impossible situation, and he believes Nico Rosberg can achieve something similar...

Sainz handed Red Bull test drive

18 November - 07:53 - Planet-F1

Carlos Sainz Jr will get another chance to impress potential suitors after he was handed a Red Bull drive for the season-ending test in Abu Dhabi...

Paffett to leave McLaren

18 November - 07:05 - Planet-F1

Gary Paffett's long association with McLaren is to come to an end at the conclusion of the 2014 Formula 1 season...

News - 17 November 2014

VIDEO: Abu Dhabi set for title showdown

17 November - 05:53 - BBC Formula One

BBC F1 commentator Ben Edwards previews this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit.

Sainz Jr to test for Red Bull

17 November - 12:09 - Sky Sports F1

2015 Toro Rosso contender Carlos Sainz Jr will test for the senior Red Bull team at next week&#8217;s post-season Abu Dhabi test.

Grosjean targets 'strong points'

17 November - 11:54 - Planet-F1

Romain Grosjean reckons Lotus need "a bit of luck and some clever decisions" to pull in the points in Abu Dhabi...

Mallya not giving up on P5

17 November - 11:20 - Planet-F1

Although Vijay Mallya insists Force India will continue to push in the season finale, he concedes it "will not be easy" taking fifth in the Championship...

F1 team boss 'walked away from staff'

17 November - 11:06 - BBC Formula One

Ex-Caterham owner Tony Fernandes has "walked away" from employees, a former Formula 1 team worker claims.

Hamilton's 'decider in the desert'

17 November - 11:01 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1 heads to the dusky Abu Dhabi desert for the 'decider in the desert' between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

'Merhi has Caterham contract'

17 November - 10:06 - Planet-F1

Roberto Merhi believes he's on course to partner Kamui Kobayashi at this weekend's Abu Dhabi GP as there is a contract is place...

Hamilton 'ready to win'

17 November - 08:32 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton has declared &#8220;I&#8217;m ready to win&#8221; as he prepares for the deciding bout in his season-long title duel with Nico Rosberg this weekend.

Rosberg: Not over until that flag drops

17 November - 07:06 - Planet-F1

His team-mate may be holding all the cards in this year's title race but Nico Rosberg is adamant he still has a chance...

The Abu Dhabi GP timetable

17 November - 06:24 - Planet-F1

The Abu Dhabi GP, which takes place at the Yas Marina circuit, is the final round of the 2014 F1 World Championship...

Caterham make 230 staff redundant

17 November - 05:34 - Planet-F1

On the day Caterham celebrated the success of their crowdfunding efforts, the team also made 230 staff redundant...

Kobayashi back for Abu Dhabi

17 November - 04:42 - Planet-F1

Kamui Kobayashi will be back in a Caterham race-seat in Abu Dhabi and has thanked the team's fans for the opportunity...

News - 16 November 2014

Caterham retain Kobayashi for finale

16 November - 11:49 - BBC Formula One

Caterham announce they will retain Japanese driver Kamui Kobyashi for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Kobayashi to race for Caterham

16 November - 11:42 - Sky Sports F1

Kamui Kobayashi has been confirmed as a Caterham driver for next weekend&#8217;s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Kobayashi to race for Caterham

16 November - 11:42 - Sky Sports F1

Kamui Kobayashi has been confirmed as a Caterham driver for next weekend&#8217;s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Caterham make 230 staff redundant

16 November - 02:18 - BBC Formula One

Caterham's administrator says they have made 230 staff redundant while still planning to race at the Abu Dhabi grand prix.

Caterham make 230 redundant

16 November - 01:58 - Sky Sports F1

The Caterham Formula 1 team have made 230 staff redundant but still plan to race in this weekend's Abu Dhabi season-decider.

Caterham make 230 redundant

16 November - 01:58 - Sky Sports F1

The Caterham Formula One team has made 230 staff redundant but still plans to race in next weekend's Abu Dhabi season-ender.

Vettel wants to go out with a podium

16 November - 01:23 - Planet-F1

As he gears up for his final race with Red Bull, Sebastian Vettel concedes it will be an "emotional" weekend but one he hopes will end on a high note...

Hill: Pressure is on Hamilton

16 November - 11:08 - Planet-F1

Damon Hill believes Lewis Hamilton is in a "curious position" as he doesn't have to win the season finale to secure the World title...

Wolff: May the best man win

16 November - 10:21 - Planet-F1

Toto Wolff has told his drivers not to despair whoever misses out on the World title as there will be "another opportunity" in the years to come...

Formula 1 gossip column

16 November - 08:38 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes reassurance for Hamilton and Rosberg, Caterham make entire workforce redundant, plus more

Ricciardo relishing the attention

16 November - 07:48 - Planet-F1

Daniel Ricciardo is enjoying life at Red Bull Racing, both the funny and the serious side of racing for a top team...

Lotus chasing 'positive' finish

16 November - 06:41 - Planet-F1

Once again outside the points in Brazil, Nick Chester would "really like" Lotus to have both cars fighting for top-ten results at the Yas Marina circuit...