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Force India's Tom McCullough: 'Yas Marina circuit is a challenge for engineers'

Previewing this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Sahara Force India F1 Team Chief Race Engineer, Tom McCullough, has emphasised the challenges the 5.554km Yas Marina circuits poses on the engineering staff. '[The circuit] is very hard on the brakes and the practice sessions take place early in the day, with higher track temperatures than those we experience during qualifying and race at twilight, meaning it’s important to assess the car requirements accurately.' As with the Singapore Grand Prix, FP2 will be the only practice session that will give a representative reflection of the track conditions during qualifying and the race as it is the only practice held under the floodlights....
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