Hamilton Wins The Final Race Of The Year

CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - OCTOBER 20: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ during the United States GP at Circuit of the Americas on October 20, 2018 in Circuit of the Americas, United States of America. (Photo by Steven Tee / LAT Images)
 CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - OCTOBER 20: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ during the United States GP at Circuit of the Americas on October 20, 2018 in Circuit of the Americas, United States of America. (Photo by Steven Tee / LAT Images)

World champion Lewis Hamilton led the way from the front in Abu Dhabi to take victory at the Yas Marina circuit.

The five time world champion took his eleventh win of the season coming home just ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen completed the podium while in his final race for the team, Daniel Ricciardo finished in fourth place.

Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes finished the race in fifth place just ahead of Carlos Sainz who came home in sixth in his final race for the Renault Sport F1 Team before moving to McLaren.

In his last race for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, Charles Leclerc finished the race in seventh place just ahead of Sergio Perez.

The Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen rounded out the top ten.

In his final race ever, Fernando Alonso finished the Grand Prix in eleventh place just ahead of Toro Rosso’s Brendan Hartley.

Lance Stroll finished the race in 13th place just ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne and Sergey Sirotkin who rounded out the order.

Pierre Gasly, Marcus Ericsson, Kimi Raikkonen, Esteban Ocon and Nico Hulkenberg all retired from the race.

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