Formula 1 2020: Racing Point's Sergio Perez bids tearful farewell after engine failure wrecks Abu Dhabi GP
"It is sad to be leaving the team this way," said Perez, who said he retained hopes of staying in Formula One with Red Bull, if they chose him as a replacement for Alex Albon.
Max Verstappen finished 16 seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas and 18.4 clear of world champion Lewis Hamilton as Red Bull enjoyed a rare and significant success over both Mercedes cars.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas back on top ahead of Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes rule practice sessions
Bottas clocked a best lap in 1min 36.276sec to outpace Hamilton, back after a bout of Covid-19 that forced him to miss an F1 race for the first time, by 0.203 seconds.
The seven-time champion, who missed last weekend’s action-packed Sakhir Grand Prix due to a bout of Covid-19, admitted he needed a few laps to settle in again.
Hamilton missed last Sunday's Sakhir GP, but the FIA and Mercedes both confirmed that he had passed a number of negative COVID-19 tests after completing a 10-day quarantine period in Bahrain
Formula 1 2020: With future up in the air, Racing Point's Sergio Perez eyeing job at hand at Abu Dhabi GP
Perez may be without a seat in 2021 as four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel replaces him after leaving Ferrari.
Formula 1 2020: Ferrari chief Mattia Binotto heads back to Italy after falling ill before Abu Dhabi GP
Binotto is heading home this weekend and will not be working from the factory, according to reports. He is understood to be staying home and resting.
Formula 1 2020: Romain Grosjean to miss Abu Dhabi GP due to burns from horror crash at Bahrain, announce Haas
Next week's race at Yas Marina was to have been the Frenchman Romain Grosjean's last for the Haas team.
World champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday.
Formula 1 2019: Valtteri Bottas emerges fastest in first practice of Abu Dhabi GP; Sebastian Vettel spins out
Valtteri Bottas lapped fastest for Mercedes in first practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Friday while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel spun and hit the barriers to end the session.
Formula 1 2019: As fairytale season goes sour, disappointed Robert Kubica to walk away after Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
It has not been the fairytale return to Formula One that Robert Kubica had hoped for.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas' steely driving to win race brings 2017 season to anti-climatic end
Valtteri Bottas soaked up all the pressure that Hamilton threw his way and drove with nerves of steel at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg retires: Uncertainty for Mercedes, as game of thrones for Lewis Hamilton’s partner begins
With the shock retirement of Nico Rosberg, the spotlight is now firmly on Mercedes with a paddock full of drivers eyeing the vacant racing seat.
Nico Rosberg makes for an unusual world champion; he is not the fastest or the most flamboyant, but he gets the job done anyway.
What should Mercedes do with Lewis Hamilton after his public act of disobedience in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?
Jenson Button was an embodiment of Formula 1 from its days of classic glory. He was one of those drivers who brought true character to the racetrack.
nico Rosberg finished second and won his maiden World Champion title in Abu Dhabi, bringing an end to a hard fought battle with Lewis Hamilton all season.
Nico Rosberg lost a race and won a Formula One world championship and a weight of history slipped from his shoulders as the tears flowed and a night of partying stretched out before him.
Jenson Button's McLaren broke down in his final race before retirement and the British ex-world champion had to watch the season climax in Abu Dhabi from the stands.
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by outpacing his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday’s tense and dramatic qualifying at the Yas Marina circuit.