As the GP2 teams arrive in Abu Dhabi for the final round of the 2013 GP2 Series, 20 races on from Sepang in March, both the team and driver titles are still to be decided.

Racing Engineering's Fabio Leimer currently leading the drivers' championship by seven points from Sam Bird with a maximum of 48 points still on the table.

Q:
Fabio, last time you raced in Abu Dhabi you had fantastic results, pole position and victory. Is Yas Marina a circuit that you particularly like?Fabio Leimer:
Yes. I like the Yas Marina Circuit a lot. I drove my first ever GP2 race in Abu Dhabi and actually finished on the podium, and last time we drove here things went pretty well for me as well. Even though I normally prefer the fast tracks, Abu Dhabi is one of my favourite venues, I could not say why in particular. Just the whole layout is amazing and I am really looking forward to the races there.

Q:
Yas Marina is a tough track from a technical point of view. In your opinion, which would you say is the most crucial part or sector for a driver to watch out for?

Fabio Leimer:
I would say everything is really difficult when racing at the Yas Marina Circuit. It is a challenge for drivers as well as engineers. While the first part is quite quick, sector 3 is really slow and actually similar to a city circuit. So the big challenge is to find the right balance between the different areas of the track, while in sectors 1 and 2 you push, you need a different approach in sector 3.

Q:
Since the last race in Singapore you have had a very decent break. What have you done during this time and how do you prepare yourself for the next challenge in Abu Dhabi?

Fabio Leimer:
Yes, it was a quite long break, but nothing changed. My preparation is still the same as it was at the beginning of the season. I do not like the idea of changing something during a season when it has worked well so far.

Q:
You have done pretty amazing starts and you have shown us you are very good at saving tyres, putting this together with the seven point lead you have in the GP2 championship, the chances to bring the title back home are quite high. Would you say this could be the most exciting race of you career?

Fabio Leimer:
It's good to go to Abu Dhabi with a 7 point lead, but we have to focus on the race weekend and not the championship. We will concentrate on doing a good job, as we have done all year long. Pressure is not a problem because we have been working for this for several years. There is no reason to become nervous when you finally get the chance to achieve what you have worked for so hard for.

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