The final race of the season is upon us, the Abu Dhabi GP, and in fact it is the final race of the decade as well. Hopefully, it will be a good one.
11th Abu Dhabi GP
5.554km long circuit
21 corners, second most on the calendar
55 lap race, 305,470km race distance
5 wins from pole (50.00%) and four from second on the grid
5 different drivers have won the race
Rosberg is the only driver to have won the Abu Dhabi GP that is not on the grid
The race lap record was set in 2009 by Vettel’s Red Bull, with an average speed of 199.39kph
Last four races in Abu Dhabi have been won from pole position
Mercedes have the record number of wins in Abu Dhabi with five, which is every Abu Dhabi GP since 2014
Hamilton has the most race wins with four, one of which was with McLaren
Vettel has three wins here, all with Red Bull, while Bottas and Raikkonen each have one
The only time the race has been won off of the front row was Raikkonen in 2012 from fourth
Hamilton’s 250th race
Ferrari have never won in Abu Dhabi
To completely cover the track 5cm deep in sand you would need 485,975,000,000 individual grains of sand.
A professional racing camel could run a lap of Yas Marina in 8:19.860, almost five times slower than an F1 car.
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