Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.
Sparks and smoke as Valtteri Bottas locks up.
No points for Romain Grosjean or team mate Esteban Gutierrez in the last race of the year for Haas.
Felipe Massa’s son waved him out of the garage as he embarked on his final race.
McLaren team members sported buttons on their arms in recognition of Jenson Button’s last race.
Button himself revived the helmet design from his 2009 championship-winning season for what is widely expected to have been his F1 farewell.
The title contenders occupied the front row and Lewis Hamilton got away cleanly ahead of Nico Rosberg, setting the scene for a tense race.
Max Verstappen got away less cleanly.
Despite his best efforts, Hamilton was unable to provoke any of Rosberg’s rivals into overtaking him.
After an excruciating 55 laps of pressure, Rosberg celebrated his championship success.
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton
Rosberg finally beat Hamilton to the championship.