McLaren's Ron Dennis said "the right man won" after Lewis Hamilton became a double world champion at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton's victory in Abu Dhabi saw him add a second world championship to his maiden triumph, achieved with McLaren in 2008. The win was his 11th of the season, whereas team-mate and championship rival Nico Rosberg won just five times in a dominant year for Mercedes.

Dennis was the man who brought Hamilton in to F1 in 2007 - something Hamilton referenced in his post-race press conference - and when asked by about his former driver's success, Dennis replied: "The right man won.

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"He won the most races, didn't he? He won the most races, he suffered the most mechanical failures and he deserved to win. Simple as that."

Having congratulated his former driver, Dennis admitted he had a lot of work to do at McLaren throughout the off-season with Honda coming on board and the team yet to announce its 2015 driver line-up.

"It's been busy for a while, but it's going to be even more busy through the winter!"