F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton takes final pole of the season
The reigning world champion secured the final pole of the season by seeing off a late challenge from Charles Leclerc in qualifying, taking top spot by 0.139s. Oscar Piastri claimed third place for McLaren while George Russell made it four different teams on the front two rows for Mercedes. Lando Norris was left to rue a slide through Turn 13 which dropped him to fifth, but he kept ahead of…
Hamilton’s Dominance Continues
Lewis Hamilton’s dominance of the Formula 1 season continued as he secured the final pole position of the year at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Despite a late challenge from Charles Leclerc, Hamilton managed to maintain his edge and secure top spot by a margin of 0.139 seconds.
Competition from Leclerc
Charles Leclerc put up a strong fight in qualifying, but ultimately fell short of beating Hamilton’s impressive lap time. Leclerc’s performance showcased his skill and determination as he pushed the limits to try and claim pole position.
Impressive Performance from McLaren
Oscar Piastri delivered an impressive performance for McLaren, securing third place on the grid. This achievement is a testament to the team’s hard work and dedication throughout the season, and highlights their potential for success in the future.
Mercedes Show Strength
George Russell’s strong performance in qualifying ensured that Mercedes maintained their streak of having a presence on the front two rows of the grid. This showcases the team’s continued strength and competitiveness in the sport.
Norris’ Slide at Turn 13
Lando Norris faced disappointment as a slide through Turn 13 cost him valuable time and dropped him to fifth place. Despite this setback, Norris managed to hold onto his position ahead of…