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In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win

The 33-year-old Briton, who reeled off the 11th win of a dominant season that brought him his fifth drivers' world championship ahead of four-time champ Sebastian Vettel, showed off his tattooed torso on the podium amid goodbyes for former foe Fernando Alonso, who retired from F1 after 17 years and 311 GPs.

In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 25, 2018, in Abu Dhabi.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
(From L) Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel (2nd), head of Mercedes-Benz motorsport F1 communications Bradley Lord, Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (1st) and Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen (3rd) celebrate on the podium after the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 25, 2018, in Abu Dhabi.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP takes off his top on the podium during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
US actor Will Smith waves the checkered flag as Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 25, 2018, in Abu Dhabi.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Second placed Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and third placed Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing celebrate on track during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB14 TAG Heuer leads Romain Grosjean of France driving the (8) Haas F1 Team VF-18 Ferrari on track during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Valtteri Bottas driving the (77) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes WO9 leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF71H on track during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Fernando Alonso of Spain driving the (14) McLaren F1 Team MCL33 Renault performs donuts on the pit straight during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In pictures: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ends season with Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix win
Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen stops after his car's failure during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 25, 2018, in Abu Dhabi.