Abu Dhabi do

The first ever Abu Dhabi GP didn’t really live up to all of the off-track bluster once the race actually got going, until about two laps to go when Jenson Button got close enough to second place man Mark Webber for a bit of an on-the-edge ding-dong.

Jenson had been closing Mark down for quite a few laps, and it looked like he had the speed to overtake him on the final lap of the race, but Webber defended well and held the Briton at bay to take second at the flag, behind teammate Sebastian Vettel – who’s now the second placed man in the World Drivers’ Championship.

Lewis Hamilton didn’t run away from pole position at the start like some people had predicted, and eventually retired with a mechanical problem – a first for him in his F1 career.

After the demise of Hamilton, Vettel drove a commanding race from the front, summing up a great season for him with Red Bull Racing.

The most impressive drive of the day however must surely go to Toyota rookie Kamui Kobayashi, who finished a strong sixth and has surely done enough to secure himself with a drive for the Japanese team next year – assuming they stay in F1.

Check BBC Sport for the full results and let us know what you thought of the inaugural Ab Dhabi GP.

Oh, and come back tomorrow, when we’ll be having a look back across the season.

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