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Formula 1

Abu Dhabi F1 Testing - Day 1 Results

Here are the final times from the Yas Marina Circuit, where F1 action is underway for a two-day Pirelli tyre and young driver test session.

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Formula 1 2021 draws to a close this week with a two-day test at the Yas Marina Circuit. Technically, there are two tests taking place concurrently.

One of these for Pirelli, with all of the teams taking part in 18-inch tyre testing using mule cars - modified 2018 cars built to run the newer, bigger wheels that are set to be introduced in 2022. Williams, while able to take part in this test if they wanted to, aren't participating as they never built a mule car for this purpose.

Separately, a dedicated Young Driver Test is underway. All of the teams are fielding a junior driver (of two Grands Prix experience or fewer), who are able to drive the 2021 cars on the outgoing 13-inch wheels.

The full times for Day 1 are listed below.

Abu Dhabi F1 Testing - Day 1 Results

Position Driver Team Time Laps Car
1. Nyck de Vries Mercedes 1:23.194 77 2021
2. Liam Lawson AlphaTauri 1:24.517 125 2021
3. Oscar Piastri Alpine 1:24.523 131 2021
4. Pato O'Ward McLaren 1:24.607 92 2021
5. Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo 1:25.142 119 2021
6. Juri Vips Red Bull 1:25.198 97 2021
7. Nick Yelloly Aston Martin 1:25.333 118 2021
8. Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:26.252 95 Mule
9. Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1:26.579 143 Mule
10. Robert Shwartzman Ferrari 1:26.694 73 2021
11. Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:26.989 87 Mule
12. Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo 1:27.183 127 Mule
13. Antonio Fuoco Ferrari 1:27.324 146 2021
14. Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1:27.348 131 Mule
15. Logan Sargeant Williams 1:27.476 92 2021
16. Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:27.553 128 Mule
17. Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:28.013 124 Mule
18. George Russell Mercedes 1:28.062 132 Mule
19. Mick Schumacher Haas 1:28.499 100 Mule

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