Lewis Hamilton, pictured, earned his 33rd career victory, allowing him to surpass Fernando Alonso for fifth on the all-time F1 race winners list.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) -
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his second Formula One world championship by winning Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while his teammate and title rival, Nico Rosberg, finished 14th in the season-finale.
Rosberg, who entered this race 17 points behind Hamilton, started on the pole, but Hamilton quickly pulled ahead of Rosberg for the lead heading into the first turn of the opening lap.
"It was a great start, probably the best I've ever had," Hamilton said.