The season 2019 of Formula 1 ends with a victory of Lewis Hamilton in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. The new six-times world champion was able to capitalize on the competitiveness of his Mercedes W10 to Yas Marina. The Silver Arrows have made the difference on the slow corners of the third sector: as can be seen in the fourth place of Bottas, on the rebound from the bottom of the grid.
On the podium with Hamilton rose also Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, the other great protagonists of the season. For the Dutch the satisfaction of passing Leclerc on the track, even with the help of the compound, thereby obtaining the third place in the drivers ‘ standings, just to the damage of the monegasque, the protagonist in each case of a season definitely convicente.
The Ferrari at Yas Marina has messed up again with the strategy: the Red one has chosen the way of two double pit stop, with the second to make the choice of the white, which proved to be uncompetitive on the SF90 with the decrease of temperature in the course of the Grand Prix.
The problems Ferrari had started already on Saturday, with the attempt to better exploit the evolution of the track finished with Leclerc on the flag at the end of Q3. Space, then, for a yellow on the quantity of gasoline loaded on the single-Leclerc before the race; after the usual expectations of biblical got a fine for Ferrari.
As for the other, a great GP, Carlos Sainz, came to the points after the break to mount a red to the end of the race. For him the sixth place in the standings, ahead of Gasly and Albon. Pity that the struggles in the classification have not been shown by the royal international.
Let’s talk about this and much more with our posted F1, Paolo Ciccarone, in the last episode of DopoGP F1.