Valtteri Bottas set the fastest lap on his way to victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
But the Mercedes driver did not break the lap record for the Yas Marina circuit, which has stood since its inaugural race. Sebastian Vettel set a time of 1’40.279 in the last race before refuelling stops were banned.
Vettel was also in the hunt for fastest lap and did his quickest tour of the circuit on the last lap of the race. He was a tenth of a second shy of the time Bottas did three laps earlier.
Fernando Alonso’s radio messages revealed he was also entertaining thoughts of trying to set the fastest lap of the race. However in the final race for the McLaren-Honda partnership he ended up over a second off the pace.
2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix lap times
All the lap times by the drivers (in seconds, very slow laps excluded). Scroll to zoom, drag to pan and toggle drivers using the control below:
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2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix fastest laps
Each driver’s fastest lap:
|Rank||Driver||Car||Fastest lap||Gap||On lap|
|5||Max Verstappen||Red Bull-TAG Heuer||1’42.028||1.378||43|
|10||Esteban Ocon||Force India-Mercedes||1’42.609||1.959||47|
|11||Sergio Perez||Force India-Mercedes||1’42.689||2.039||52|
|12||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull-TAG Heuer||1’42.757||2.107||13|
|14||Carlos Sainz Jnr||Renault||1’43.378||2.728||26|
|16||Pierre Gasly||Toro Rosso-Renault||1’43.844||3.194||33|
|18||Brendon Hartley||Toro Rosso-Renault||1’43.897||3.247||52|
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