Hamilton Ends Season with Abu Dhabi Win

Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday to end the season in which he clinched his fifth world championship on a high.

It was the 11th victory of the year for Hamilton, who dominated the race with a controlled drive after starting on pole.

The 33-year-old Brit performed ‘doughnuts’ after crossing the line, before himself and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel flanked the retiring two-time world champion Fernando Alonso – before all three performed more doughnuts on the start-finish straight to the delight of fans.

Hamilton’s silver arrow in maximum smoke during donut

The three drivers hold 11 of some of the most recent world championships won in a golden era for driving talent in the sport.

Vettel took second after Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas faded to fifth, while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo came in third and fourth.

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