WEEKEND WARM-UP: The drivers prepare for the final race of the year in Abu Dhabi with much left to decide


There is still plenty to play for as the drivers prepare to do battle for the final time this year. But before the action gets going, our Weekend warm-up crew are on hand from the Abu Dhabi paddock to discuss all the key talking points.

With just one race left this year the drivers and their teams will be laying it all on the line with the order in both championships yet to be decided. But who do our esteemed panel of experts think holds the upper hand at the Yas Marina Circuit?

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The battle for second in the constructors’ championship is set to go down to the wire with Ferrari now within four points of Mercedes. But with the Scuderia seemingly on the ascendency and the Silver Arrows stuttering, who will come out on top?

Just behind them are McLaren, who will be looking to round off their strong second half of the campaign by sealing fourth place in the championship. Aston Martin are 11 points behind in fifth, but do they have enough to overhaul their papaya rivals?

Williams are another team looking to hold on to a position, as they currently sit seventh in the standings. AlphaTauri expect to go well in Abu Dhabi as they, Alfa Romeo, and Haas all look to topple the Grove outfit.

For all of this and much more click the video player above to join Laura Winter, Will Buxton, Jolyon Palmer, and Lawrence Barretto as they preview the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.



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