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That concludes our live coverage of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the entire season. It's been a thrilling season and thanks for joining us throughout the year! We will be back again in 2019, which we hope will be even better!
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14:58

Alonso just misses out on a top 10 finish in his final F1 race but he joins Vettel and Hamilton for some celebratory donuts after the chequered flag. A nice touch. 

14:55

Ricciardo finishes fourth for Red Bull, ahead of Bottas, Sainz, Leclerc, Perez, Grosjean and Magnussen rounding out the top 10. 

14:53
Hamilton crosses the line to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix! He beats 2018 title rival Vettel, while Verstappen completes the podium in third place!
14:51

Final lap! 

14:50

Hamilton pumps in a personal best lap to move nearly five seconds clear of Vettel as he looks to seal victory. 

14:45

Verstappen is not quite happy wth his engine as he starts to fall back fro Vettel and into the clutches of Ricciardo. 

14:44
Five laps to go in Abu Dhabi as Vettel once again begins to close in on Hamilton...
14:43

It appears not as Gasly is close to an escape road and the track is now deemed clear. 

14:42

He pulls off at Turn 11 and double yellows are waved. Will this need a Safety Car? 

14:41

Gasly's car is smoking as he attempts to bring his Toro Rosso back to the pits. 

14:40

Hamilton turns in a solid lap to eek out the gap to Vettel to over five seconds, with Verstappen only 2.4s behind the German. 

14:39

Ocon is out as his car stops at pit entry! 

14:38

Ocon pits with smoke pouring out of the back of his Force India. That looks to be the end to his race as he reports a total loss of power. 

14:35

10 laps to go in Abu Dhabi! 

14:33

Verstappen remains a factor here as he closes to within 3 seconds of Vettel, with Ricciardo just 1.9s behind him. 

14:32

Unsurpringly Bottas is now the fastest man on track on his fresh Ultrasoft tyres, while Mercedes teammate Hamilton continues to manage a five-second buffer to Vettel as we edge closer to the final 10 laps of the race. 

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14:28

Bottas pits following his recent struggles. He takes on a set of the Ultrasofts and returns to the circuit in fifth. 

14:27

Vettel continues to lap quicker than Hamilton as the gap falls to about 5.7s. This will be a close finish...

14:26

Ricciardo now dives down the inside of Bottas and fends the Finn off on the run to Turn 11 as he moves up to fourth place. 

14:24

Verstappen squeezes past Bottas to snatch third place with a brilliant pass in the final sector! 

14:23

Vettel is picking up the pace again as he looks to close his 7s deficit to race-leader Hamilton. Vettel is on fresher tyres than the Mercedes driver.