The final race of the Formula One season turned out to be something of a procession as Valtteri Bottas signed off with victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The Mercedes driver started on pole position at Las Marinas and he finished ahead of his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who had already wrapped up the F1 Drivers Championship title a few weeks ago.
Sebastian Vettel could only finish third, with Kimi Raikkonen taking fourth and Max Verstappen fifth.
The final race of the Formula One season takes place in Abu Dhabi this weekend and Valtteri Bottas will start on pole position following a hugely impressive performance in today's qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton has already won the Drivers' Championship title but it was his Mercedes teammate, Bottas, who starred in qualifying on Saturday, taking a fourth career pole.
The Finnish driver will start on the front of the grid in Sunday's race, alongside Hamilton, while the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel starts third and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is fourth.
Louis Hamilton has made a step closer to a fourth World Championship title with a win in the US Grand Prix in Texas.
Hamilton led throughout to land his sixth victory in the States. Sebastian Vettel finished second which means Hamilton will have to wait another week to claim the title.
Mercedes however won a fourth successive Constructers title.
British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has broken the track record at a US GP practice session.
Hamilton recorded the fastest lap in each of three practice sessions over the weekend including a record time of 1:34.478.
He can become the joint-most successful British driver in history with a victory in Austin tomorrow, which would earn him a fourth Driver's Championship.
He'll top the grid tomorrow.
Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren in 2018, it has been confirmed.
The Spanish double world champion has had a torrid time of late, but will be hoping that he can challenge with McLaren next season.
Lewis Hamilton started the Japanese Grand Prix on pole and he never looked like giving up first place as he stormed to victory at Suzuka this morning.
Hamilton's victory, allied with Sebastian Vettel's retirement with an engine problem, means that the Brit can land a fourth world title if he wins the USA Grand Prix in two weeks time and Vettel finishes fifth or lower.
Max Verstappen dominated the Malaysian Grand Prix to take the chequered flag ahead of Lewis Hamilton in second and Daniel Ricciardo in third.
Despite not winning the race, Hamilton extended his lad at the top of the Drivers Championship after Sebastien Vettel finished fourth.
It was a remarkable performance from the German who started the race at the back of the grid and was able to minimise the damage done by the Brit.
Hamilton is now 34 points clear at the top.