The last Grand Prix of the season is scheduled in Formula 1 on Sunday from 2.10 p.m. Max Verstappen started the final race in Abu Dhabi from second place and hopes to secure third position in the World Cup standings. Follow everything in our live blog.

Good afternoon and welcome to the Formula 1 live blog on NU.nl. My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of all developments around the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Lots of fun!

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  • Hamilton leads

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GP Abu Dhabi · one minute ago

25 more rounds - Verstappen searches for a hole and puts pressure on Leclerc, but is not yet passing by. The deployment of the fight is second.

GP Abu Dhabi · 2 minutes ago

25 more laps - Verstappen runs within DRS distance of Leclerc and may start an attack for second place.

GP Abu Dhabi · 4 minutes ago

26 more rounds - Verstappen is again one and a half seconds faster than Leclerc in the last round. The difference between the two drivers is only 1.7 seconds. There is a nice fight to arrive at second place.

GP Abu Dhabi · 5 minutes ago

27 more rounds - Verstappen would have a problem with his turbo, something he has had more often this year. Despite that problem, the Dutchman is one and a half seconds faster than Leclerc in the last round.

GP Abu Dhabi · 7 minutes ago

28 more rounds - Verstappen is just as fast as Leclerc in the last round. The differences:

  • Hamilton
  • Leclerc + 8.5
  • Verstappen +3.9
  • Bottas +14.1
  • Vettel +4.5
  • Albon +3.4
  • GP Abu Dhabi · 9 minutes ago

    28 more rounds - "Something is not right", says Max Verstappen about the on-board radio. "The engine feels weird when I drive out of the corners."

    GP Abu Dhabi · 10 minutes ago

    29 more laps - And there is also the Hamilton pit stop. Like all other drivers, the leading Brit changes to the hard tire and remains first.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 11 minutes ago

    30 more laps - Pitstop Max Verstappen! The Dutchman changes to the hard band and falls back to third place. He is back on track with five seconds behind Leclerc.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 13 minutes ago

    LAP 24 / 55Contact between Kubica and Giovinazzi at Turn 11! # AbuDhabi2019 🇦🇪 # F1

    Avatar AuthorFormula 1Moment of places14: 55 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · 15 minutes ago

    32 more rounds - Kubica loses a piece of its floor after a touché with Giovinazzi. A sparing highlight in a boring competition.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 16 minutes ago

    33 more laps - "I'm starting to get into trouble with my tires," says Max Verstappen via the on-board radio. The Red Bull driver still has to make his mandatory pit stop.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 17 minutes ago

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    GP Abu Dhabi · 22 minutes ago

    36 more laps - Hülkenberg makes his pit stop and falls back to thirteenth place. If Verstappen were to make his pit stop now, he would fall back to third place. The score:

  • Hamilton
  • Verstappen +13.1
  • Leclerc +17.2
  • Bottas +20.4
  • Vettel +2.1
  • Albon +1.2
  • GP Abu Dhabi · 23 minutes ago

    37 more rounds - With the help of DRS, Bottas takes over fourth place from Hülkenberg.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 24 minutes ago

    38 more rounds - The DRS system has been repaired and can be used again from this round. Hülkenberg will soon lose his place.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 26 minutes ago

    40 more laps - Hülkenberg drives his last race for Renault (and perhaps from his career) and finds himself back in fourth place through the pit stops. He is under pressure from Bottas, Vettel and Albon, but because no DRS can be used, the faster drivers behind him do not just pass by.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 29 minutes ago

    Alex pits for a set of hard tires and comes back out racing FAT A #AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 # F1

    Avatar AuthorAston Martin Red Bull RacingMoment of places14: 39 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · 29 minutes ago

    41 more laps - The pit stop of Verstappen seems to be just waiting. "My tires still feel great," says the Dutchman about the on-board radio.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 30 minutes ago

    42 more laps - Albon makes his pit stop and returns to the track just behind Vettel. He also changes to the hard band. Hamilton and Verstappen still have to make their pit stop.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 32 minutes ago

    43 more laps - Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel make their pit stop. The stop of Vettel takes 6.9 seconds longer than it should because one of its tires is not properly secured. Both drivers switch to the hard tire and try to finish the race on this compound. Verstappen moves up to the second place. The score:

  • Hamilton
  • Verstappen
  • Albon
  • Leclerc
  • Hülkenberg
  • Bottas
  • Vettel
  • GP Abu Dhabi · 34 minutes ago

    Hamilton today only runs against another Mercedes: the Safetycar.

    Avatar Author Joost NederpeltMoment of places14: 31 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · 34 minutes ago

    44 more rounds - Verstappen (third) is five seconds ahead of Vettel and 2.5 seconds behind Leclerc.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 37 minutes ago

    46 more laps - Very little happens at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Fights are scarce and overtaking without DRS - due to a technical problem the drivers cannot open their rear wing - is difficult on this circuit.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 39 minutes ago

    48 more rounds - Charles Leclerc seems to have problems. "I feel vibrations in my car," says the Monegask, who is in second place for Verstappen, over the on-board radio.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 42 minutes ago

    49 more laps - Bottas passes Magnussen and climbs to eleventh place. Lewis Hamilton is half a second faster at the front than the rest.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 44 minutes ago

    51 more rounds - Fighting is scarce in the top ten. Verstappen manages to break free from Vettel. DRS is still not available. The score:

  • Hamilton
  • Leclerc +4.1
  • Verstappen +2.2
  • Vettel +1.8
  • Albon +3.4
  • GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Ngo 52 rounds - Due to a technical problem, the DRS system does not work, the race management reports. So catching up is a bit more difficult at the moment.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    53 more laps - Hamilton drives off at the front. Verstappen (P3) still has Vettel on its tail. In the back, Botttas has fought from the last to the fourteenth place.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    54 more laps - Gasly was hit by Stroll at the start and lost his front wing. The Frenchman falls back to last place and looks for the pits.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    54 more laps - Verstappen (P3) is immediately full under pressure from Vettel, who rides on the softer and therefore faster tire. The score:

  • Hamilton
  • Leclerc
  • Verstappen
  • Vettel
  • Albon
  • Norris
  • Ricciardo
  • Magnuses
  • Hülkenberg
  • Magnuses
  • GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    START - Leclerc outsmarts Verstappen on the straight and climbs to second place. Verstappen falls back to P3.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    START - Verstappen retains second place, Hamilton remains in the lead.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Warm-up round - The cars drive onto the grid. The Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi is about to start.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    FORMATION LAPIt's almost time for the final race of 2019! Follow live text commentary and timings here >> https://t.co/MddmLh2Nm7 # AbuDhabi2019 🇦🇪 # F1

    Avatar AuthorFormula 1Moment of places14: 11 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Warm up round - The warm up round is running! The cars roll from their place.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    2 minutes left until the warm-up round - The starting position including the tire compound:

  • Hamilton (M)
  • Verstappen (M)
  • Leclerc (M)
  • Vettel (S)
  • Albon (M)
  • Norris (S)
  • Ricciardo (S)
  • Sainz (S)
  • Hülkenberg (S)
  • Pérez (M)
  • GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Another 5 minutes to the start - Red Bull team boss Christian Horner expects Charles Leclerc to be disqualified after the race. "He has broken a technical rule," Horner tells Sky Sports. "I can't think of a way to keep his place." If Leclerc is actually disqualified, then Max Verstappen is certainly in third place in the World Cup position.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    The chance that it will rain during the race is exactly 0 percent.

    It's a beautiful day to go racing ... For the final time this year Abu # AbuDhabi2019 🇦🇪 # F1

    Avatar Author Formula 1Moment of places14: 00 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Another 10 minutes to the start - The drivers climb into their cars and prepare for the race.

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    For the last time this year the national anthem sounds prior to a Grand Prix.

    One last national anthem for 2019 🎶 #AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪

    Avatar AuthorROKiT WILLIAMS RACINGMoment of places13: 54 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Max Verstappen starts the last race of the season with a good feeling. "It's always fun to race, but it's also good to have a break," he says at Ziggo Sport. "I think everyone is pretty much on the same tactic today. I'm not just looking at Hamilton, but taking everyone around me into account."

    GP Abu Dhabi · one hour ago

    Leclerc can start the race, fuel examined later
    Charles Leclerc may just start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but may still face a penalty after the race. The FIA ​​only comes after the game with a statement about the fuel of the Monegask. Ferrari has passed on a larger amount of fuel than was actually in the engine according to the FIA.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 2 hours ago

    The starting line-up for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (provided Leclerc is allowed to start):

    GP Abu Dhabi · 2 hours ago

    Leclerc possible in trouble due to fuel rule
    Charles Leclerc must fear for his participation in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. According to the FIA, Ferrari has passed on the wrong amount of fuel than was actually in the car. The incident is currently being investigated by the stewards.

    GP Abu Dhabi · 2 hours ago

    Another 40 minutes to the start - The pit lane is open. The drivers will go to the grid for the last time this year.

    Formula 1 · 2 hours ago

    Another 45 minutes to the start - Formula 2 champion Nyck de Vries with Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton and Formula 3 champion Robert Shwartzman.

    👑👑👑 #AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 # RoadToF1

    Avatar AuthorFormula 2Moment of places13: 12 - December 1, 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · 2 hours ago

    F1 preview: 'All or nothing' in last race 2019

    GP Abu Dhabi · 2 hours ago

    Another 50 minutes to the start - The 2019 Formula 1 class photo.

    One last race for the class of 2019 ... #AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 # F1

    Avatar AuthorFormula 1Moment of places13: 15 - December 1, 2019

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