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Hamilton clinches championship in style, Rosberg accepts defeat with dignity 24th November 2014, 0:34
Lewis Hamilton seized the lead at the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and delivered a championship-winning performance – while bad luck struck team mate Nico Rosberg.
In the round-up: Emotional farewells for Alonso and Button • Mercedes’ success “bittersweet” • Ferrari test for Marciello
Massa doubts victory was possible 23rd November 2014, 22:39
Felipe Massa doubted he could have won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite closing rapidly on Lewis Hamilton at the end of the race.
In their final race as team mates, Daniel Ricciardo decisively beat Sebastian Vettel after the two Red Bull drivers started from the pit lane.
Ferrari’s poor pace in Abu Dhabi was highlighted by the fact Fernando Alonso’s best lap time was only 0.007s faster than Kamui Kobayashi’s.
Lewis Hamilton says adopting a more mature approach helped him bounce back from the disappointment of Spa by winning five races in a row.
The 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in pictures.
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn described the team’s 2014 campaign, the first in which it failed to score any points, as “a huge disappointment”.
Fernando Alonso gave a further indication about his plans for next season saying he intends to join a “project that will challenge Mercedes hopefully soon”.
Jenson Button said a mid-season change of race engineers made for a “tricky” phase in his campaign this year.