Formula 1 season to end in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 season to end in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be run on Sunday, Dec. 13

News Service AA

The 2020 Formula 1 World Championship is set to end in UAE with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on weekend.

The Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020, the Round 17, will be run at the Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday, Dec.13.

Mercedes team and its British star Lewis Hamilton each have already clinched the 2020 title.

There will be 55 laps on the 5.5-kilometer-long (3.4 miles) Yas Marina Circuit in Sunday's race.

The organizers said in a statement on Thursday that Hamilton tested negative for the novel coronavirus. So he is ready to drive in Abu Dhabi in the 2020's last round.

Hamilton missed last weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix for health reasons.

He underwent several negative tests after completing a 10-day self-quarantine in Bahrain.

This season Hamilton won 11 Grands Prix in 2020.

His Finnish teammate Valtteri Bottas had two victories this season.

Max Verstappen (Red Bull), Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) and Sergio Perez (Racing Point) won one race each.


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