Hamilton was on pole and led from start to finish in a procession reminiscent of some of the Brit's wins from the past, leaving young challengers Charles Leclerc and Verstappen in his wake.
Speaking to David Coulthard post-race, the Dutchman also said he believed it had been a positive season for Red Bull all-round and that the team will work hard in the close season to ensure they are even better next year.
He said: "[We] few little things [with the car] today, at the end of the day it wouldn't have made a difference in terms of position.
"We had to do a bit of a different strategy to Ferrari, they pitted early and we went long, they overtook us in the first lap but I think after that our pace was quite decent. Mercedes and Lewis were a bit too quick.
"As a whole I think it has been a positive season and of course to be P3 in the championship is a nice ending.
"We are all working hard but it's good to take some time off and be fully recharged for next year and come back stronger."
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