There was no grand finale for Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari, the four-time world champion finishing 14th in his last race with the team.
Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in 2020 in the last race of the season at the Yas Marina Circuit.
For only the second time this season Mercedes failed to secure pole after Max Verstappen nipped in with a blistering lap.
Two weeks on from Romain Grosjean's horror crash, Kimi Raikkonen was not alarmed by the sight of flames on his Alfa Romeo.
Lewis Hamilton only missed one race but felt like he had been out of his Mercedes for longer when he returned in Abu Dhabi.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will get the chance to end a dominant season with yet another win this weekend.
Mattia Binotto will not attend the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix due to an illness that is said not to be coronavirus-related.
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Haas, who have signed Mick Schumacher for next year, have worked with Romain Grosjean for the last time after his season was cut short.
A first Turkish Grand Prix since 2011 will be followed by a double-header at Sakhir and the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to conclude the season.