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Abu Dhabi shows Mercedes will be hard to dethrone

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Abu Dhabi shows Mercedes will be hard to dethrone
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Dec 2, 2019, 1:09 PM

Mercedes ended the F1 season with a flourish and, though Lewis Hamilton might have longed for more battles in Abu Dhabi, a crushing victory at the end of an open second half of 2019 was a timely reminder of the potency of F1's dominant combination

After a second half of the season full of twists, turns and plot twists, it was appropriate Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes rounded out the 2019 Formula 1 campaign by returning to dominant form in the Abu Dhabi finale.

To underline his advantage, Hamilton even repeated his trick from June's easily forgotten French Grand Prix by nailing fastest lap with two laps remaining on well-worn hard Pirellis. This was a crushing, emphatic full stop to a season in which driver and team again demonstrated their supremacy, even when others were capable of going quicker.

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Series Formula 1
Event Abu Dhabi GP
Author Edd Straw