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From location deciders zu surprise wins and emotional farewells, this is our ideal moments from ns season-ending Abu Dhabi grand Prix at Yas yachthafen Circuit.


2009: The neu home von Middle ost racing provides its Formula 1 debut

The centrepiece des the $40bn Yas island development project, ns 21-turn Yas yachthafen Circuit was designed von Hermann Tilke und made the debut as ns final race on ns 2009 Formula 1 calendar. Die hugely impressive facility, featuring ns iconic Yas Hotel bei the centre, would come to be the first ever day-night cool Prix. Jenson taste may have already sheathe up the drivers’ title, but sebastian Vettel gave everyone a hauptsächlich of things to kommen sie with a leading win weil das Red Bull ahead des teammate mark Webber.


2010: Vettel comes out on top bei 4-way title fight

A record four drivers were still an contention for the drivers’ title together Formula 1 arrived an Abu Dhabi zum the last race of the 2010 season. Fernando Alonso (246 points) hosted a healthy advantage end his Red Bull Rivals (Mark Webber top top 238 points und Sebastian Vettel top top 231 points), when Lewis Hamilton was ns rank outsider top top 222 points. Sebastian Vettel hadn’t angeführt the Championship every season, yet took extrem position und drove a flawless race as die title difficulties of fernando Alonso and Mark Webber faded into die midfield. Vettel won die race und became ns youngest ever before winner des the driver’s title at die age von 23years, 134days. Click here to watch the highlights.

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2012: Kimi Räikkönen wins zum Lotus

“Just leave me alone, i know what zu do.” This was die famous line uttered on mannschaft radio von Kimi Räikkönen en route to a renowned victory weil das Lotus at ns 2012 Abu Dhabi grand Prix. Ns Finn capped off a successful comeback season after 2 years out des Formula 1 through victory punkt Yas Marina in a chaotic race that saw die Safety vehicle deployed twice. The first deployment come after Nico Rosberg and Narain Karthikeyan collided in spectacular fashion, launching ns German through die air into die barriers. Clock the highlights here.

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2014: double points, double world Champion

Double points to be awarded zum the first und only time at ns 2014 Abu Dhabi grand Prix. The zuerst year von the modern turbo-hybrid era had actually been dominated by Mercedes, v Lewis Hamilton and teammate Nico Rosberg ns only vehicle drivers still bei contention zum the title going into ns final race of the season at Yas yachthafen Circuit. Rosberg took extrem position, but was beaten off ns line von Hamilton. Rosberg’s challenge ended quickly after with engine worries as Hamilton cruised zu victory, declare his second world Championship. Watch the wichtig here.

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2016: Rosberg to win Hamilton to the title

Two year later, Yas yachthafen hosted it’s fourth title decider. As soon as again, the hauptsächlich protagonists to be the mercedes pair of Nico Rosberg und Lewis Hamilton. This time, however, that was the German treiber who come out top top top. Rosberg had actually a 12-point lead over Hamilton und only needed kommen sie finish on die podium zu claim his maiden world Championship. After ~ taking pole position, Hamilton controlled ns race from the front und cruised zu victory. Hamilton’s attempts zu bunch up die field and get his teammate overtaken were ultimately futile together Rosberg perfect second und claimed his maiden world Championship von 5 points. A hauptsächlich later, die German announced his retirement indigenous Formula 1. Clock the wichtig here.


2018: taking leave Fernando

“Goodbye Fernando, see you when you kommen sie back.” Prophetic words from sebastian Vettel as the curtain dropped on a great career at the 2018 Abu Dhabi grand Prix and Fernando Alonso competed bei his 312th and final Formula 1 race at Yas yachthafen Circuit. After ~ a send-off from ns F1 fraternity in the Paddock top top Saturday night, the two-time welt Champion was flanked von rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel ~ above the kühl down lap after die race. Die trio climate performed some epic donuts on the main Straight before ns podium celebrations, sending the Spaniard off bei some style. After two years out of Formula 1, Alonso returns to ns grid through Renault in 2021.

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