As the curtains come down on this season of the Formula One racing, we bid farewell to the legendary racer Fernando Alonso and the next season looks forward to the changes and transfers in the all the teams except for Mercedes and Hass.
The season ended as it began, with Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claiming the pole position followed by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing team’s Max Verstappen.
As the world bid farewell to legendary McLaren Driver Fernando Alonso, he was declared the Driver of the Day and shared a memorable moment on the grid with Hamilton and Vettle doing donuts.
We knew they were coming 🍩
— Formula 1 (@F1) November 25, 2018
Th Abu Dhabi GP 2018 saw many drivers race with their teams for the last time as they move on to join different teams from the 2019 season.
Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull Racing completed his 100th and the final race with the team as he departs for Renault. The honey badger will be replaced by Pierre Gasly. Kimi Raikkonen, will be leaving for Sauber F1 team as he raced for the last time with the Ferrari F1 team. The Iceman will be replaced by Charles Leclerc from the Alfa Romeo-Sauber F1 Team.
Nico Hulkenberg crashed out in the opening lap of the race and was trapped in the burning car for a few minutes before he was extracted safely. The driver walked out safely after being rescued.
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