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The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020: Sergio Perez bid farewell to F1

Max Verstappen wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 F1 race on an emotional day.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen easily won the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 championship to close the tough season due to COVID-19. This is the Dutch driver’s second Grand Prix victory this year after he took the pole and continuously led the main race from start to finish.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen champion Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020

Following Verstappen were two Mercedes riders, Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton, in second and third respectively. Fourth is Red Bull‘s Alex Albon.

Firework displays full of fireworks in the desert skies cannot deny the fact that the track is quite bad. Therefore, Racing Point’s Sergio Perez suddenly decided to say goodbye to F1 by parking his car in front of the W Hotel, when he had just finished 10 in 55 laps.

Racing Point’s Sergio Perez bid farewell to F1

This action caused the race to stop for a moment, allowing riders to take advantage of the free opportunity to enter the pit to change car parts. Lewish Hamilton also took advantage of the opportunity. The results of this award are good news for McLaren: They ranked 3rd overall, the best performance since 2012.

Racing Point’s Sergio Perez bid farewell to F1

This feat happened on the day of transferring McLaren’s 15% stake to US conglomerate MSP Capital, which is expected to increase to 33% by the end of 2022. This money will give McLaren a boost after the tragic COVID-19 season, causing the group’s revenue to decrease by more than 60% compared to the first quarter of 2020.

Max Verstappen is too fast for Hamilton and Bottas

Returning to Williams after being driven by Hamilton, George Russell was only ranked 15th. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was 13th after being hit by a black and white flag for running out of the track. During Ferrari’s farewell day, Sebastian Vettel finished 14th.

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