It has been a fantastic year in Motorsport with Lewis Hamilton winning his fourth Formula One World championship.
In the US, Josef Newgarden won his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship in his first season with Team Penske having replaced Juan Pablo Montoya at the start of the 2017 season.
Takuma Sat took his first victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he took the win in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
Fernando Alonso made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in a partnership Andretti Autosport and McLaren.
The Spaniard did a fantastic job and could have won the race had he not retired with just 21 laps remaining.
In the World Rally Championship, Sebastian Ogier won the championship for M-Sport.
With just over two weeks to go until the 2018 Autosport International Show, the world of motorsport is shaping up to be spectacular.
For British motor racing fans it is going to be a huge year with the news that Carlin Racing will join the Verizon IndyCar Series with Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball driving for the Chevrolet powered team.
At Paddock Eye we want to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!
We are looking forward to 2018 and what it has in store.