For Kevin Magnussen was the Formula 1 final in Abu Dhabi, a true copy of the bulk of 2019 races: An approximately optimal qualification, a strong first – followed by that frustrating the loss of rankings and a finishing position outside the WORLD cup points.
In Abu Dhabi got the Danish Haas-running to a good start, avoided deftly a collision right in front of him and finished the first lap in the top-10.
"My start due to good reactions, overview and experience," he explained after the race.
After a brief period in ninth place began the usual downturn, which ended with a finishing position as number 14.
"Sour, that you can't make it finished," said Magnussen after the race.
But it is positive that we are fighting on, though it looks black. Even though it takes place at the back of the field, getting the team to work hard and look for the very last tenths. Even though it looks black, and the motivation could be low, there will be fought with tooth and nail.”
Haas team manager Guenther Steiner said to B. T.: ”Good that the season is over and we can move on. 2020 is much better. MUST be a lot better...”
Kevin Magnussen joins the Formula 1 WORLD championship 2019 16.-place with 20 points. His teamkammerat Romain Grosjean, who in the final weekend unlike the dane had a hydraulic rear suspension of his car, came into the goal at 15.-square; 19 seconds after Magnussen. In the overall standings was Grosjean number 18 with eight points.
Grosjean will be in Abu Dhabi, where he Tuesday, is testing Its new 2019-deck. Haas-the team's simulator driver Pietro Fittipaldi to implement on Wednesday, the last testdag for Haas F1 Team. Lewis Hamilton, who already secured the WORLD title in the U.s. Grand Prix four weeks ago, dominated the WORLD cup final from start to goal.
"I didn't expect that we would be so superior," said the englishman, He is now only seven grandprix victories and one WORLD title from the Michael Schumacher-recorder that just a few years ago so that should stand for ever.
"But the young people running the presses," said Hamilton after the to be come in the goal in front of Max Verstappen and Charles Leclec, who are both 12 years younger than the 34-year-old englishman.
"It seems I'm just fat!" continued the six fold world champion.
Updated Date: 01 December 2019, 20:00