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Button’s F1 future unclear after difficult season

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, right, and McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain wave during the drivers track parade ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Former champion Jenson Button’s future in Formula One remains uncertain, and his fifth-place finish at Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could yet prove the final race of a distinguished career.

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Hamilton wins F1 title at Abu Dhabi; Rosberg 2nd

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain arrives for the Formula one drivers end session group photo ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lewis Hamilton answered Nico Rosberg’s pre-race goading in defiant style, winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his brash-talking Mercedes teammate his first.

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Rosberg misses out on F1 title after poor race

The car of Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany is pushed onto the starting grid before the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg’s bid to overtake teammate Lewis Hamilton in the standings for his first title on the final day of a gripping Formula One season lasted three seconds.

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Nico Rosberg fastest in 3rd Abu Dhabi GP practice

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, who captured the pole position, waves his hands to spectators after the qualifying session ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg has pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now he just needs someone to get in the way of title rival Lewis Hamilton.

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Red Bull to start Abu Dhabi GP from back of grid

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leaves his car after the qualifying session ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid after race stewards nullified their qualifying results because of an illegal aerodynamic influence on both cars.

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