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Formula 1 Hamilton: 2019 best year given heap of car early on Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton says 2019 was the best season of his career, especially considering he started the year with a "heap" of a car

WRC Bottas claims first rallying win in Paul Ricard event Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas claimed his first win in rallying in the Paul Ricard-based Rallycircuit Cote d'Azur

W Series W Series gains ROKiT as its first major sponsor The W Series has unveiled Williams Formula 1 team partner ROKiT as its first sponsor

MotoGP Marquez: Lorenzo didn't deserve tough final year MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo didn't "deserve" to have had such a difficult season as his final year in grand prix racing

WEC Porsche set for four-car 2020 Le Mans GT entry Porsche again intends to field four cars in the GTE Pro class at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year

Formula 1 Wolff hints at Mercedes stay amid F1 move rumours Toto Wolff says he does not see "any surprises" regarding his future, hinting he is likely to stay as Mercedes team boss amid rumours of a switch to Formula 1

Formula 1 Wolff: No driver fishing till Hamilton plans known Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team will not embark on a "fishing mission" to lure other top Formula 1 drivers for 2021 until Lewis Hamilton's plans become clear

Would Hamilton switch to Ferrari in 2021? Autosport discusses how likely the six-time world champion is to move from the dominant force in F1's turbo-hybrid era

Do Formula E's rules need to be explained better? Techeetah team principal Mark Preston joins the Current Affairs podcast

Ferrari's fuel infringement explained The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast reviews the events of Formula 1's season-ending Abu Dhabi GP weekend

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  • Circuit: Melbourne
  • Race: 58 laps / 307.574 km
Abu Dhabi / 1 Dec
Pos Driver Team
1 Hamilton Mercedes
2 Verstappen Red Bull/Honda
3 Leclerc Ferrari
4 Bottas Mercedes
5 Vettel Ferrari
6 Albon Red Bull/Honda
7 Perez Racing Point/Mercedes
8 Norris McLaren/Renault
9 Kvyat Toro Rosso/Honda
10 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
Standings / After 21 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 413
2 Valtteri Bottas 326
3 Max Verstappen 278
4 Charles Leclerc 264
5 Sebastian Vettel 240
6 Carlos Sainz Jr. 96
7 Pierre Gasly 95
8 Alexander Albon 92
9 Daniel Ricciardo 54
10 Sergio Perez 52
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