British Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) finished the Formula 1 season, in which he won a sixth world title, winning this Sunday, after starting in pole position, and with a comfortable advantage the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and the Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), who followed him on the starting grid, were in second and third place, provisionally, since the latter is the subject of an investigation due to the fact that the The volume of gasoline in his car before the grand prize did not correspond to what was announced by his team.
After starting in the last position on the starting grid due to a penalty for two engine changes, exceeding the authorized quota per season, the Finn Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) finished in fourth position.
Then the German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), fourth on the grid, but who was injured in one of the two pit stops, which was abnormally prolonged, due to difficulties in fixing a wheel, and the Thai Alexander entered the finish line. Albon (Red Bull).
The Mexican Sergio Pérez (Racing Point) was the first of the remaining drivers, behind the three «top teams». Britain’s Lando Norris (McLaren), Russian Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso) and Spaniard Carlos Sainz Junior (McLaren) completed the top 10.
The best lap point was also for Hamilton, who achieved his 11th win this season, with a 16-second lead.
The German Nico Hülkenberg (Renault) and the Polish Robert Kubica (Williams), who will be without a wheel in 2020, were respectively 12th and 19th and last. Agence France-Presse