A chaotic and rain affected race day saw Da Costa take victory for the BMW i Andretti team in Ad Diriyah ahead of Jean Eric Vergne of Techeetah, with Jerome d'Ambrosio of Mahindra finishing 3rd in the first race of the 2nd generation of Formula E.
Formula E, the FIA's all electric race series returns this weekend with a new car, new teams, new liveries, new drivers, at a new circuit. We preview season 5 ahead of tomorrows race at the Al Diriyah circuit in Saudi Arabia.
Scuderia Toro Rosso has announced that Alexander Albon will drive for the team in the 2019 Formula 1 season, alongside Daniil Kvyat. The 22-year-old British/Thai finished third in the Formula 2 Championship this year, having been in the running for overall victory until the final race.
Lewis Hamilton had the perfect finish of an already magnificent season as he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, controlling the race to take a seemingly easy win. Sebastian Vettel finished second, ahead of Max Verstappen who completed the podium for Red Bull Racing.
Pirelli will remain as Global Tyre Partner of the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further four years, after renewing its current contract - which lasts until the end of the 2019 season - to extend from 2020 to 2023.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas secured a perfect qualifying result for Mercedes as the Silver Arrows will start from the front of the grid at tomorrow's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Ferrari and Red Bull will follow on the next two rows on the grid.
On the back of a difficult Friday for Lewis Hamilton, the Brit fired back and set the fastest time in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. As Ferrari found their usual form back as well, the session ended with more frustration for Daniel Ricciardo.
Valtteri Bottas has fired his first warning signal in today's second practice session by going fastest on his Silver Arrows Mercedes. The Finn is out to avoid finishing 2018 win-less, now that both championships are secured.
Red Bull Racing kicked off the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend in surprising fashion by going fastest in the first practice session on Friday. Verstappen was flanked by Ricciardo to put their team in front, leading both Mercedes in a hot session.
The Williams F1 Team has finally confirmed that Robert Kubica will make his full time race comeback next year, 9 years after his previously final race in Formula One. The Polish ace has been the team's reserve and test driver during 2018, and will race alongside rookie George Russell.