Lewis Hamilton led championship rival Max Verstappen by just over two tenths in the final practice session of the 2021 season ahead of qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Yas Marina has always been a strong track for Mercedes, despite last year’s defeat to Red Bull, and the changes appear to have swung things further in their favour.
Formula 1 drivers largely praised the new-look Yas Marina after driving it for the first time on Friday, but remain unsure whether overtaking will become easier.
Lewis Hamilton ended Friday practice fastest with Esteban Ocon an unexpected second-fastest for Alpine in a session which ended with Kimi Raikkonen crashing his Alfa Romeo.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on the revised Yas Marina circuit.
Max Verstappen set the early pace, almost two tenths faster than the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Formula 1 drivers are optimistic the revised layout of the Yas Marina will improve overtaking opportunities during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where McLaren have presented an altered livery for the final race of the season.
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Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton will go into the final race of the season tied on points after the pair collided again in Jeddah.
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Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton lost four seconds slowed down when neither wanted to be the first across the DFRS line on lap 37. Here’s all the data from Jeddah.
Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and drew level with championship rival Max Verstappen with just one race left.
Championship leaders Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are tied on points going into the final race of the 2021 season.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas.
The 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in pictures.
The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has been red-flagged on the 14th lap after a heavy crash for Mick Schumacher which caused damage to a barrier.
Max Verstappen may have a five-place grid penalty after his qualifying crash but even that may not be enough to keep him from victory.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashed at the final corner of his final lap.