F1 season ends with Bottas winning Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas steers his car followed by Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Nov. 26, 2017. (AFP Photo)
Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas steers his car followed by Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Nov. 26, 2017. (AFP Photo)

Valtteri Bottas won the season-ending Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix from pole Sunday but it was not enough to take second place in the final standings behind Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

The win was the third of the Finn's career and season, denying Hamilton a 10th of the campaign.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel took third place to finish runner-up in a championship that Hamilton won in Mexico last month.

Hamilton finished the 20-race season with 363 points, Vettel with 317 and Bottas with 305.

Mercedes had already won the constructors' championship for the fourth year in a row. The one-two finish was their fourth of the season.

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