Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Hamilton
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Ferrari



1 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Lewis Hamilton
Lights to flag!
20th to 4th16Most Places Gained:
Valtteri Bottas
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: Great Britain with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 28, Oldest Driver: 40, Youngest Driver: 20

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stL. Hamilton25 ( +1)
-2ndM. Verstappen18
-3rdC. Leclerc15
164thV. Bottas12
15thS. Vettel10
16thA. Albon8
37thS. Perez6+1 lap
28thL. Norris4+1 lap
49thD. Kvyat2+1 lap
210thC. Sainz Jnr1+1 lap
411thD. Ricciardo+1 lap
312thN. Hulkenberg+1 lap
413thK. Räikkönen+1 lap
-14thK. Magnussen+1 lap
-15thR. Grosjean+1 lap
-16thA. Giovinazzi+1 lap
117thG. Russell+1 lap
718thP. Gasly+2 laps
-19thR. Kubica+2 laps
8DNFL. Stroll

* indicates fastest lap

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