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Formula 1 2019 Ends, Hamilton Champion in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 2019 Ends, Hamilton Champion in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 (F1) racer Lewis Hamilton successfully closed 2019 with a win. He appeared dominant and won the last race of the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (GP) at the Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday (1/12/2019) night.

Starting from the pole position, Hamilton can maintain the leading position. He was able to hold Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen. The situation made Verstappen lose momentum, so overtaken Ferrari racer, Charles Leclerc.

Leclerc and Verstappen then competed for several rounds. Another Scuderia Ferrari racer, Sebastian Vettel, tried to approach Verstappen. However, he struggled to overtake the Dutch racer.

In the 13th round, Ferrari decided to change the tires for the two drivers. However, due to Ferrari’s slow mechanical movements, Vettel had to wait longer, because Leclerc’s tires were being replaced.

Because Ferarri changed the tire first, making Hamilton freely lead in front. Followed by Verstappen who rose to second place.

Abu Dhabi GP results

PostRacerNationalityRace TeamTime Note
1Lewis HamiltonGBRMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport55 laps
2VerstappenNEDAston Martin Red Bull Racing Honda+ 16,772s
3Charles LeclercMONScuderia Ferrari+ 43,435s
4Valtteri BottasFINMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport+ 44,379s
5Sebastian VettelGERScuderia Ferrari+ 1m 04.357s
6Alexander AlbonTHAAston Martin Red Bull Racing Honda+ 1m 09.205s
7PerezMEXSportPesa Racing Point F1 Team+1 lap
8NorrisGBRMcLaren F1 Team+1 lap
9Daniil KvyatRUSRed Bull Toro Rosso Honda+1 lap
10Carlos SainzESPMcLaren F1 Team+1 lap
11Daniel RicciardoAUSRenault F1 Team+1 lap
12Nico HulkenbergGERRenault F1 Team+1 lap
13Kimi RaikkonenITAAlfa Romeo Racing+1 lap
14MagnussenDENRich Energy Haas F1 Team+1 lap
15GrosjeanFRARich Energy Haas F1 Team+1 lap
16GiovinazziITAAlfa Romeo Racing+1 lap
17RussellGBRROKiT Williams Racing+1 lap
18GaslyFRARed Bull Toro Rosso Honda+2 laps
19KubicaPOLROKiT Williams Racing+2 laps
DNFLance StrollCANSportPesa Racing Point F1 Team47 laps

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