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Abu Dhabi GP (2017)

United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit
23 Nov - 26 Nov
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Massa column: F1 farewell not the end of my career

In his final column as a Formula 1 driver, Felipe Massa reflects on the farewell weekend that capped off a 15-year grand prix racing career.

Tech analysis: Mercedes rivals' early push to catch up in 2018

With both Formula 1 drivers' and teams' titles going to the Mercedes camp, closest rivals Ferrari and Red Bull have ramped up 2018 development, aiming to prevent the same outcome next year.

McLaren explains Vandoorne's 'rally car' struggles

Stoffel Vandoorne's dire handling problems in the Abu Dhabi GP were caused by a section of tape picked up from the circuit that became caught in the diffuser of his McLaren.

Gary Anderson: Boring F1 finale highlights challenges ahead

We've had some very good Formula 1 races in 2017, but I'm afraid the season finale in Abu Dhabi wasn't one of them. It did at least serve to highlight all the problems that the powers that be must sort out.

Strategy Report: Ruthless Renault plays its cards right

A one-stop Abu Dhabi Grand Prix provided little in the way of strategic variance out front - but there were a number of interesting calls and tactics further down the order.

Abu Dhabi GP: Best of team radio

Motorsport.com has compiled the best radio messages from the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Mercedes Abu Dhabi form a one-off - Raikkonen

The Mercedes Formula 1 team's dominant pace advantage in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was a "one-off", according to Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.

Williams baffled by Stroll's struggles in Abu Dhabi

The Williams Formula 1 team was at a loss to explain Lance Stroll's mysterious lack of pace during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hulkenberg penalty has set a precedent - Force India

Force India boss Bob Fernley says the "weak" decision of the Formula 1 stewards to give Nico Hulkenberg a "lenient" penalty for cutting a corner in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has set a precedent.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix driver ratings

Four drivers produced perfect performances in Abu Dhabi, though only one of them was truly rewarded for it by their result. Further back, a baffling race earns one of the lowest scores of the season.

Top statistics from Abu Dhabi GP

All the important and statistics from the Abu Dhabi GP, which brought the 2017 F1 season to a close.

Analysis: How Bottas got the killer instinct back

Valtteri Bottas looked to correct any loss in his stock following a weak showing in Brazil with a commanding drive to finish the season in Abu Dhabi.

Mercedes: Thrashing Ferrari in Abu Dhabi means nothing

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has urged his team to remain diligent about the job it needs to do this winter, despite rounding off the Formula 1 season with a dominant victory over Ferrari in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi GP: Issue #23 of GP Gazette now online

Check out Issue #23 of GP Gazette, from the makers of Motorsport.com, an in-depth eMagazine covering all the action from the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top photos from the race

Motorsport.com's selection of photos from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which brought the 2017 F1 season to a close.

The takeaway thoughts from F1 2017’s finale

The Formula 1 World Championship season is over and all thoughts turn immediately to the 2018 championship and a clean slate for all the teams and drivers and for the sport as a whole.

Yas Marina circuit not suited for F1 cars - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says the lack of overtaking in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix shows the Yas Marina track does not suit Formula 1 cars in its current configuration.

Abu Dhabi GP: Post-race press conference

DRIVERS: 1. Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes), 2. Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), 3. Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari).

Vandoorne thinks damage caused McLaren "rally car" handling

Stoffel Vandoorne believes damage to his McLaren MCL32 caused it to handle like “a rally car” during Formula 1's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Raikkonen: Abu Dhabi fuel saving "nothing to do with racing"

Kimi Raikkonen says Formula 1's fuel limits meant the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix had "nothing to do with racing" because he had to save so much fuel on Sunday.

Force India slams stewards over Hulkenberg penalty

Force India has slammed the Formula 1 stewards for the way Nico Hulkenberg was penalised for cutting the track at the beginning of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Raikkonen should have beaten me by more points – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo says the pain of losing fourth position in the Formula 1 World Drivers' Championship due to a final-round retirement was offset by Kimi Raikkonen underperforming in his Ferrari across the season.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top 10 quotes after race

Valtteri Bottas claimed his third career victory today and his first race win at the Yas Marina Circuit

Abu Dhabi GP: Bottas fends off Hamilton to win finale

Valtteri Bottas held off Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina.

Live: Follow the Abu Dhabi GP as it happens

Follow all the action from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final race of the 2017 season, with our minute-by-minute coverage.

Gallery: Alonso, Hamilton, Massa sport new helmets in Abu Dhabi

Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa are all sporting special lids in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi start will be "different ball game" for Bottas

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has suggested that Valtteri Bottas has learned from his start in the Brazilian GP, and that the Finn won’t make the same mistake in Abu Dhabi, where he is again on pole position.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top photos from Saturday

Motorsport.com's selection of photos from FP3 and qualifying of the curtain-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Renault going "max out" for $6.5 million bonus - Sainz

Carlos Sainz says Renault will now be going "max out" to snatch the $6.5 million bonus that it would get for beating Toro Rosso to sixth place in the Formula 1 constructors’ championship.

Abu Dhabi GP: Post-qualifying press conference

DRIVERS: Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari).

Abu Dhabi GP: Starting grid in pictures

Here’s how the grid lines up for the 2017 Abu Dhabi GP at Yas Marina, the 20th and final round of the Formula 1 World Championship.

Raikkonen blames inconsistent tyres for lack of pace

Kimi Raikkonen says he could not use the full performance of his Ferrari Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying due to inconsistent tyre behaviour.

Ricciardo vows to “get elbows out” in podium fight

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo says he will take the fight to Ferrari for a podium finish in the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Valtteri Bottas claimed his fourth career pole position - his first at the Yas Marina Circuit and fourth of the 2017 season

Abu Dhabi GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to final pole of 2017

Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid.

Live: Follow Abu Dhabi GP qualifying as it happens

Follow all the action from the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi with our minute-by-minute coverage.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top photos from Friday

Motorsport.com's selection of photos from free practice of the curtain-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

How Hamilton’s Brazil crash has now played into his favour

Lewis Hamilton's plan to dominate the final two rounds of the F1 season unravelled in Brazil a fortnight ago, but the result of his qualifying crash there might make him untouchable just as an almighty scrap for victory appears on the cards…

Abu Dhabi GP: Friday's press conference

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Maurizio ARRIVABENE (Ferrari), Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Zak BROWN (McLaren), Cyril ABITEBOUL (Renault), Mario ISOLA (Pirelli).

Ferrari "mindset" already on 2018, says Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has admitted that Ferrari has been more focused on next year than the end of the 2017 Formula 1 season.

Abu Dhabi GP: Hamilton strikes back in FP2

Lewis Hamilton beat Ferrari Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel to the fastest time in second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Gallery: Key F1 tech shots at Abu Dhabi GP

A selection of the best technical Formula 1 images from Abu Dhabi courtesy of Giorgio Piola, Sutton Images and LAT Images.

Abu Dhabi GP: Vettel leads Hamilton, Verstappen in FP1

Sebastian Vettel beat four-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to the quickest time in first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ferrari copies Red Bull diffuser idea in Abu Dhabi

Ferrari is experimenting with a Red Bull style of diffuser in practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as it continues to evaluate design options for its 2018 car.

Hartley gets 10-place Abu Dhabi grid penalty

Brendon Hartley’s run of grid penalties will continue in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as the Toro Rosso driver has again had to take a new power unit element.

Live: Follow Abu Dhabi GP practice as it happens

Follow all the action from the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi with our minute-by-minute coverage.

F1 to trial latest exhaust microphone in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 chiefs are edging closer a final design for a new exhaust microphone to make cars sound better on television, with the latest tests due to take place in practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi GP: Top photos from Thursday

The Abu Dhabi GP weekend began with the media day on Thursday, with drivers facing the press from around the world. Motorsport.com has compiled some of the best images from the day.

Abu Dhabi GP: Thursday's press conference

DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Fernando ALONSO (McLaren), Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull), Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams).

Haas hopes to benefit from "frail" Renault

Haas F1 boss Gunther Steiner believes his Formula 1 team could benefit from Renault's lack of reliability in their fight for sixth in the constructors' championship.

Gallery: All winners of Abu Dhabi GP till date

The Abu Dhabi GP made its debut on the F1 calendar on 2009 and has usually hosted the final round of the championship since then.

Promoted: Abu Dhabi GP preview with F1 Experiences

The Formula 1 championship battle may be over, but there is plenty pride at stake at this weekend's season finale in Abu Dhabi.

F1 teams' final 2017 tyre selections revealed

Pirelli has revealed Formula 1 teams' tyre selections for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final race of the 2017 season.