Abu Dhabi GP: Thursday's build-up in pictures

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The curtain has slowly started to fall on the 2018 world championship, and while the titles have been delivered, there's still one more race to enjoy in Abu Dhabi.

There was a light-hearted and joyful atmosphere at Yas Marina on media day, but from Robert Kubica's comeback to Fernando Alonso's departure, or others drivers' coming an d going, there was no lack of hot topics.

Here is our collection of pictures from Thursday's build-up to the Abu Dhabi GP.