Kevin Magnussen leads a gaggle of midfield cars at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Formula One isn’t a two-tier racing category, but the 2018 season featured an undoubted class divide.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory on the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix podium.

Lewis Hamilton’s refusal to ease off in the twilight of 2018 is foreboding for his 2019 rivals.

F1 Strategy Report 2018: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Sky Sports F1’s Ted Kravitz.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates pole position at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton’s domination in Abu Dhabi proves he’s in no mood to slow down in 2019.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton converted pole to victory ahead of Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Mercedes’s fifth consecutive front-row lockout in Abu Dhabi is an F1 record.

Michael, Rob and Peter are happily reunited just in time to talk about 3D printers, Advent calendars, Russian aerospace company Tupolev and anything else that isn’t the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas in his garage at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas must lift against teammate Lewis Hamilton to extend his Mercedes contract beyond 2019.

Valtteri Bottas on the grid at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.

With the seatless Esteban Ocon breathing down his neck, Valtteri Bottas needs a big 2019 to keep his Mercedes drive.