It started very strong in Abu Dhabi! As part of this decisive Grand Prix for the title, Lewis Hamilton got the upper hand from the start over title rival Max Verstappen on pole.
VIDEO – Relive the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (bottom of page)
Second on the grid, the Briton was more responsive to the lights out, allowing him to quickly get up to the Dutchman who did not try to delay his braking in the first corner. Since then, the Mercedes with medium tires finds itself in front of the Red Bull equipped with soft tires which will wear out more quickly. The 58 laps of the race promise on the Yas Marina circuit.
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