Rosberg finished second at the last and final Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 while the defending champion Lewis Hamilton won his career’s 53rd GP but failed to win a title. Rosberg won the first Formula 1 world championship title of his career. He was 12 points ahead of his Mercedes teammate before this race and he knew a podium finish would be enough clinch the title. Hamilton strategic to delay Rosberg and bring other drivers into the battle were not enough for Rosberg. Watch complete F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 highlights video and result below.
Hamilton was driving slowly in an attempt to bring other drivers into the race to delay Rosberg but he was under instruction from Mercedes team not to try any strategic games on Rosberg. However, he ignored all message and continued his efforts to slow down and place other drivers in between. Vettel tried hard but failed to pass Rosberg and finishes third ahead of Verstappen. He was fourth in the championship standings behind Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo.
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Full Highlights Video
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Results
|4||33||Max Verstappen||RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER||+1.685s|
|5||3||Daniel Ricciardo||RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER||+5.315s|
|7||27||Nico Hulkenberg||FORCE INDIA MERCEDES||+50.114s|
|8||11||Sergio Perez||FORCE INDIA MERCEDES||+58.776s|
|9||19||Felipe Massa||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||+59.436s|
|10||14||Fernando Alonso||MCLAREN HONDA||+59.896s|
|11||8||Romain Grosjean||HAAS FERRARI||+76.777s|
|12||21||Esteban Gutierrez||HAAS FERRARI||+95.113s|
|13||31||Esteban Ocon||MRT MERCEDES||+1 lap|
|14||94||Pascal Wehrlein||MRT MERCEDES||+1 lap|
|15||9||Marcus Ericsson||SAUBER FERRARI||+1 lap|
|16||12||Felipe Nasr||SAUBER FERRARI||+1 lap|
|17||30||Jolyon Palmer||RENAULT||+1 lap|
|NC||55||Carlos Sainz||TORO ROSSO FERRARI||DNF|
|NC||26||Daniil Kvyat||TORO ROSSO FERRARI||DNF|
|NC||22||Jenson Button||MCLAREN HONDA||DNF|
|NC||77||Valtteri Bottas||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||DNF|
The last and final round of Formula 1 2016 season is all set to take in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 started on Friday, 25 November and will end on Sunday, 27th November. The race will decide the winner of drivers championship title between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The Formula 1 Grand Prix 2016 taking place at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.
The 21st Round of F1 2016 season will start with practice session while the qualifying race will take place on 26 November 2016. The formula 1 Sunday race will start at the 5pm local time. Rosberg will become champion if he finishes third or higher in the Abu Dhabi GP as he has a 12-point lead over his teammate. Hamilton will hope for good. Hamilton needs to win the race and hope that Rosberg finishes 4th.
Lewis Hamilton is at 2nd spot in the driver’s standings with 355 points with back to back three race wins while his team-mate Nico Rosberg is currently leading the championship title with 367 points. It will be interesting to see who will win the 2016 title.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Schedule
Friday, 25 November 2016
First Practice Session: 10:00 uk time
Second Practice Session: 13:00 uk time
Saturday, 12 November 2016
Third Practice Session: 10:00 uk time
Qualifying Round: 13:00 uk time
Sunday, 13 November 2016
Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix Race: 13:00 uk time
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
FIRST GRAND PRIX
|2009||55||5.554 KM||305.355 KM||1:40.279|
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Highlights Video
Formula One world championship 2016 season’s last race will broadcast onSky Sports 1 andSky Sports F1 in the UK while the USA formula 1 viewers can watch the race on NBC Sports. Star sports 4 will have live coverage of the race for Indian Formula 1 audience. The fans who want to watch f1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 highlights then visit this page after the race as here we will update full race replay video on Sunday.