The confirmation pours cold water on speculation around Mick Schumacher leaping up to F1 in 2019.
Will Smith was a guest of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team at the Abu Dhabi GP and the duo recorded a video in the build-up to the race.
Nico Hulkenberg was involved in a fiery crash at the Abu Dhabi GP after a collision with Romain Grosjean.
Fernando Alonso leaves Formula One with two titles, 32 race wins and boundless admirers for his talent.
Lewis Hamilton's win came after a race that began with a horrific opening lap crash from which Nico Hulkenberg escaped unhurt.
Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel was third ahead of his Ferrari team-mate Sauber-bound Kimi Raikkonen, Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo and his Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen.
Eight years ago, Robert Kubica had suffered a partially severed right arm, among many other injuries, in a rally crash.
Michael Schumacher is still recovering from a horrific skiing accident in 2013.
German racer Sophia Floersch hurtled into marshals and photographers after flying off the track during the Macau Gran Prix.
Other than Sophia, Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi, whose car was also affected during the crash, two photographers and a marshal were taken to a hospital.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said it was unbelievable how Hamilton's comments had been misconstrued.
Lewis Hamilton is not in favour of F1 races in countries with no racing tradition.
Max Verstappen was seen on TV pushing Force India's Ocon three times and accused of threatening to hit him, after the pair had collided on track.
Lewis Hamilron took advantage of a collision that cost Max Verstappen the lead in the closing stages to regain the initiative and then hang on with worn tyres.
Lewis Hamilton clocked a track record best lap in one minute and 7.281 seconds on his second run in the final session.
The four-time world champion complained of what was originally thought to be a problem with his car's front suspension.
Sebastian Vettel finished second at the Mexican Grand Prix -- a result that handed this year's title to Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton clinched his fifth drivers' title when he finished fourth for Mercedes in the Mexican Grand Prix.