As one of the vital absolute best season’s in fresh reminiscence involves a dramatic conclusion, the penultimate weekend sees the F1 circus roll into Saudi Arabia.
Max Verstappen boasts a narrow eight-point lead over Lewis Hamilton with simply Sunday and the overall race in Abu Dhabi final.
If Hamilton wins this weekend and secures the additional level for the quickest lap then he’ll transfer stage with Verstappen heading right into a outstanding ultimate race.
However the Dutchman may just additionally seal the identify on Sunday as an alternative of leaving it to a dramatic conclusion. However will he be capable of triumph over the seven-time champion?
This is the whole thing you want to understand concerning the race.
Get started time
The race will get started at 5.30pm GMT on 5 December on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia.
The race shall be broadcast are living in the United Kingdom, with protection starting at 4pm on Sky Sports activities F1 and from 5pm on Sky Sports activities Major Match.
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1. Verstappen – 351.5
2. Hamilton – 343.5
3. Bottas – 203
4. Perez – 190
5. Norris – 153
6. Leclerc – 152
7. Sainz – 145.5
8. Ricciardo – 105
9. Gasly – 92
10. Alonso – 77
What Hamilton has mentioned
Talking concerning the ultimate two races of the season, seven-time champion Hamilton mentioned: “It’s other in a single sense as a result of we’ve were given two extremely shut groups. It’s other as a result of as a crew we’re preventing for uncharted territory. No-one has ever gained 8 titles, crew or driving force, in order that’s fairly contemporary and new.
“After which at the different facet, I’m extra comfortable than I’ve ever been as a result of I’ve been round a very long time. It’s no longer my first.
“I take into account how I used to be [with] my first championship, or even my 2nd and my 3rd, the sleepless nights and all the ones varieties of issues. I’m [now] much more positive of myself and simply making use of myself higher than ever ahead of.
“I do know I will’t exchange the rest from the previous, however all I will do is get ready the most efficient I will for what’s up forward of me, and I 100% know I’ve.”
Lewis Hamilton – 6/11
Max Verstappen – 13/5
Valtteri Bottas – 12/1
Sergio Perez – 33/1
Mercedes have obviously proven during the last two races that they’ve the awesome tempo over Purple Bull. Each the Brazil and Qatar Grands Prix confirmed that Verstappen is up in opposition to it if he’s to carry off a late-season rate from Hamilton. And, with an exciting ultimate race in Abu Dhabi at the playing cards, the Brit may just stage issues up and even nudge in entrance forward of subsequent weekend.