Lewis Hamilton was peerless in Abu Dhabi, controlling the race from lights to flag to record his sixth career grand slam.
Mercedes cars will bookend the grid, with Lewis Hamilton starting from pole and Valtteri Bottas last with a power unit penalty.
Verstappen dominated the race, but the limelight was snatched by podium podium-getters Pierre Gasly and Carlos Sainz.
Max Verstappen has taken his second F1 pole with a dominant performance in Brazil.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a sixth world title by finishing second to teammate Valtteri Bottas in Austin.
Valtteri Bottas has the slimmest of chances to delay Lewis Hamilton’s sixth championship by converting pole to victory in Austin.
Hamilton overcame history to deliver a memorable victory over Ferrari at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen took a controversial pole by ignoring yellow flags, for which the stewards later demoted him three places on the grid.
Sebastian Vettel has ended Charles Leclerc’s nine-race winning streak with pole in Japan.
Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton in what could be a Mercedes front-row lockout come Sunday thanks to Typhoon Hagibis.