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.
Max Verstappen snatched pole under the lights in Abu Dhabi and Christian Horner was full of praise for the Dutchman.
For only the second time this season Mercedes failed to secure pole after Max Verstappen nipped in with a blistering lap.
Lewis Hamilton only missed one race but felt like he had been out of his Mercedes for longer when he returned in Abu Dhabi.
A chaotic Sakhir Grand Prix ended with Sergio Perez, who was last at the end of lap one, claiming his first victory in Formula One.
Lewis Hamilton has already won the world title, but he continued to torment his rivals with a comfortable win in Bahrain.
World champion Lewis Hamilton is closing on more records after sealing pole for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas conceded there was little else he could do to beat Lewis Hamilton, who was again left amazed by his Mercedes team.
A new lap record in Bahrain gave F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton the 98th pole of his career.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both Friday practice sessions as he looks for a fifth straight victory at this week's Bahrain Grand Prix.