Welcome to this Total Motorsport live blog for Free Practice 1 from the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This weekend’s race marks the final round of the 2022 Formula 1 championship and we’re here to keep you updated on the goings on through our Abu Dhabi Live Blog.
Max Verstappen and Red Bull enter the final round already crowned the Drivers’ and Constructors’ champions respectively, meaning that the attention will now be focused on second place in both championships. However, the battle between Sergio Perez and Charles Leclerc for second in the championship is heating up following the events in Brazil.
Elsewhere Ferrari has a 19-point lead over Mercedes in the team standings, with the Brackley-based outfit the more in-form team at the moment, can the eight-time constructors’ champions usurp the team many touted as favorites during the first part of the season? Follow the action live as it happens from the Yas Marina circuit through Total Motorsport’s 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix FP1 live blog.