Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.
Has an F1 car ever run with two numbers at different ends before? Lewis Hamilton continues to break new ground.
Daniel Ricciardo modified his helmet design for his final race for Red Bull.
“I gave some wings to the honey badger and he’s drinking a Red Bull,” he explained. “Kind of symbolising I’m going to use the wings they gave me to take off and go on my next journey. I’ll still keep Red Bull close to me, it’s been a big part of me.”
Robert Kubica’s fans had plenty to celebrate – Williams confirmed he will return to racing for them next year.
There was little to celebrate in Kimi Raikkonen’s last race for Ferrari. He dropped out after seven laps with an electrical failure on his Ferrari.
The drivers assembled for their traditional end-of-season photograph.
Actor Will Smith played a very visible role in proceedings.
Esteban Ocon and Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon were at it again – though this time it was over position.
There were no points for Fernando Alonso in his final race, but a career which included 32 wins and two world championships deserved to end with some celebratory doughnuts.
Ricciardo narrowly missed out on scoring his first podium finish since Monaco in his final outing for Red Bull.
Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton
Hamilton stripped off on the podium to celebrate his 11th win of the year – and draw attention to his ‘Still I Rise’ tattoo.
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