Despite the data gathered in testing a year ago and the five weekends it has appeared in, Isola does not know what to make of the tyre's longevity and performance in race conditions, providing another strategic element in Saturday qualifying. Drivers normally say "I'm fine" or 'I'm OK, ' so we get that and we relay that to the doctors who are on the way to the scene so they know that he's OK.
Ferrari and Red Bull are nailed on for second and third in the standings respectively, but Renault sits a makeable 24 points ahead of Haas behind whilst only twenty points separates McLaren in sixth and eighth-placed Sauber.
Verstappen overtook Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas to finish fourth overall behind Kimi Raikkonen, who retired early into his final race for Ferrari.
Hamilton, Vettel and the Spaniard - three great champions - spun their cars in a cloud of smoke at the end of their slowing down lap, before stepping out for hugs and words of mutual respect.
"Men In Black" star Smith was on hand in the United Arab Emirates to take in the final engagement on the 2018 Formula 1 calendar and, in a tongue-in-cheek video posted to Instagram by Hamilton's Mercedes team, Smith informs a bound Hamilton that he wants to take his place in the race.
"It's been a real honour and a privilege racing against Sebastian". "The sport will miss him, we will miss him". Hulkenberg was later released, with doctors confident he had escaped the collision unharmed.
Perhaps "most significant overtake" would be a better phrase here. The contact caused Hulkenberg to barrel-roll into the barriers - his Renault coming to a stop upside down.
"I'm hanging here like a cow".
The race stewards quickly announced they were taking no action and treated the crash as a racing incident.
But when Hamilton took to the machinery which propelled him to his fifth world championship with two rounds to spare, he made no mistake with a dominant display befitting of his dominant year.
After a few moments, Hulkenberg's Renault was tipped over the right way and the German driver climbed out unassisted. "The circuit rewards all-round vehicle performance and has a number of signature features including a pitlane that emerges from under the track".
On the track, Vettel finished more than two seconds behind Hamilton.
Raikkonen's race ended on Lap 6 when his auto had a power cut.
With the halfway point in the 55-lap race approaching, there was a rare sight as rain briefly fell on the desert track.
When asked by Hamilton what the best thing on his list has been so far, Smith said: "I just did a half-marathon in Cuba".
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