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    WATCH: Ride onboard with Verstappen on his way to pole in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi GP

    Max Verstappen will be vying for his 19th win of the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after securing pole position in the final qualifying session of the year.

    The world champion set the pace with a lap time of 1m 23.445s in the Red Bull, giving him a 0.139s advantage over Charles Leclerc in second.

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    With the pole-sitter in Abu Dhabi having won the event in every year since 2015, Verstappen could be in prime position to end his record-breaking campaign with another victory.

    Click on the video player above to ride onboard with Verstappen as he topped the timesheets around the Yas Marina Circuit.