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Mercedes optimistic after practice

Mercedes is optimistic after a positive showing in the first two practice sessions for the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sauber pair unhappy with pace

Kamui Kobayashi and Nick Heidfeld were both unhappy with the balance of their Sauber cars after the two Friday practice sessions in Abu Dhabi

Button disappointed with balance

Jenson Button admitted he was thoroughly unhappy with second practice in Abu Dhabi, having again struggled with the balance of his McLaren

Heidfeld in talks over Renault drive

Nick Heidfeld has confirmed he is in discussions with Renault for a drive in 2011

Webber: 2010 not my last title chance

Mark Webber has insisted that the 2010 season is not his last chance to win the world championship

Alonso eyes 'perfection' in Abu Dhabi

Fernando Alonso says his target for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is to out-pace the Red Bulls and win the title without any need for points calculations

Hayden leaning towards 'big bang'

Nicky Hayden has hinted that he wants Ducati to retain the 'big bang' engine configuration for the 2011 season after the first test of its engine options at Valencia

Lotus aims to secure 10th place in style

Lotus is upbeat about its chances of securing 10th place in the constructors' championship at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - and wants to do so in style by beating its rival new teams again

McLaren admits upgrades insufficient

McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale has admitted that the team's slow development compared to main rivals Red Bull and Ferrari has been costly - but denied that the season should be considered a failure