Duelling in the desert
Best way to warm up for a Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi? For Max Verstappen it was heading out into the desert with his team mate and learning how to ride the dunes, on two wheels and four, with the guidance of a Dakar rally veteran in the form of Red Bull athlete Sam Sunderland.
Daniel + dancing = belly laughs
Dune riding wasn't the only skill Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo picked up in Abu Dhabi - though we're not sure he should be using this one again.
When you drive for Ferrari, it's only natural you are going to visit the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park, whose ‘Flying Aces’ rollercoaster - inspired by the legendary ‘ace of aces’ aviator, Count Francesco Baracca - boasts the highest loop in the world. No wonder Kimi looks so excited!
A nostalgic nod
McLaren's Jenson Button carried this rather familiar-looking helmet livery for his final Grand Prix weekend, featuring the same yellow colour scheme he used when he took his world title with Brawn back in 2009.
The Onion Knight returns
Seen in the Yas Marina paddock: race fan and regular Grand Prix visitor Liam Cunningham.
Honda express their gratitude to Jenson Button ahead of his final Grand Prix. His first F1 win came with the Japanese manufacturer back in 2006 in Hungary.
Here's one way to 'wear your colours on your sleeve' - Sauber's Marcus Ericsson meets the man who just might be his biggest fan.
The name's Palmer...
...Jolyon Palmer. The suave and sophisticated Brit gears up for some pre-race promotional duties with Renault in Dubai.
Lewis Hamilton was among the many paying tribute to McLaren’s long-time F1 coach and doctor, Aki Hintsa, who recently lost his fight with cancer, aged 58.
Champion number one
Ferrari Driver Academy member and occasional Haas F1 tester Charles Leclerc wrapped up the 2016 GP3 Series title in Abu Dhabi. Congratulations!
Mum's the word
There were plenty of 'driver mums' in the F1 paddock this weekend, including those of title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Joining them was Simone Lyons, there to see son Jenson Button compete in an emotional final Grand Prix after 16 years of F1 racing.
Pirelli's hospitality unit is always a popular destination in the paddock, and former Grand Prix winner Jean Alesi knows why.
Champion number two
On the next rung up the motorsport ladder from the aforementioned Mr Leclerc, Red Bull protege Pierre Gasly got the job done in Abu Dhabi to become 2016 GP2 champion, following in the footsteps of 2015 winner Jolyon Palmer.
McLaren hit by Manx Missile
Thirty-times Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavendish was among the guests at McLaren. He knew he'd encounter one 'Button', but clearly wasn't expecting this many.
A first for Federer...
Hard to believe, but prior to this weekend tennis legend Roger Federer had never visited a Grand Prix. After hanging out with the world champions, the Swiss star gave his experience a big thumbs-up.
...and a finale for Felipe
After racking up 249 more Grand Prix appearances than Federer, the much-loved Felipe Massa enjoyed his final F1 race outing on Sunday afternoon.
The end of an era
Felipe Massa's relationship with long-time race engineer Rob Smedley has been one of the warmest and most enduring in F1 history - and their respective sons were in Abu Dhabi to witness their fathers' final race as team mates.
The one problem with F1 post-race celebrations? You tend to get very wet - as Nico Rosberg's wife Vivian discovered.
Don't be a stranger
He may not be racing for them next season, but Jenson Button will remain very much a part of the McLaren team - as new executive director Zak Brown was keen to remind him.
I love Paris
...and Paris loves Ferrari. The Scuderia welcomed one of the weekend's most glamorous guests.
Here's to the Hulk
One more farewell in a weekend full of them - Force India paid tribute to Nico Hulkenberg, who completed in his last race with the team before heading to Renault for 2017.
Champion number three
A lifetime's ambition achieved! Nico Rosberg celebrates his first F1 crown with family and friends, including fellow drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Romain Grosjean.