Formula 1 2021
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Netflix docuseries Drive to Survive dramatises Formula 1 rivalries, but is it really a bad thing for the sport?
Max Verstappen has become the only driver to refuse to be interviewed for Formula 1: Drive to Survive because he thought it faked rivalries and exaggerated incidents.
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won his first world title after overtaking Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of Abu Dhabi GP following a controversial restart procedure.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Verstappen deserves maiden title but FIA’s inconsistencies dampen celebrations
Apart from being entertaining, the race in Abu Dhabi was mired in controversy, with the FIA’s interference in the race leaving a bad taste in one’s mouth
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole as epic title battle gears up for thrilling showdown
Verstappen goes into the season-closing race level on points with Hamilton, who took second in qualifying to join the Red Bull driver on the front row.
Hamilton, chasing an unprecedented eighth world title, goes into Sunday's season-closing race level on points with Max Verstappen.
Hamilton, eyeing an unprecedented eighth world title, trails Verstappen by eight points with just two races left — on the streets of Jeddah on Sunday and at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix next weekend.
Hamilton aired his views in a news conference in Jeddah where the penultimate race of the 2021 Formula One season takes place on Sunday.
One week on from arguably his toughest and greatest win in Brazil, Hamilton enjoyed one of his easiest.
Max Verstappen, who leads his Mercedes rival by 14 points with three races to go, will start alongside Hamilton on the front row on Sunday.
The most dramatic Formula 1 title fight in at least a decade further intensified when Horner and Wolff traded barbs at the same time the FIA denied Mercedes' right to appeal last week's non-penalty on championship leader Max Verstappen.
Bottas, set to leave for Alfa Romeo next year, was 0.209 seconds quicker than Alpha Tauri's Pierre Gasly, with championship rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton third and fourth.
Hamilton has spoken out on human rights issues before and played a role in the release of a political prisoner earlier this year.
Hamilton has reduced Verstappen's lead from 21 points to 14, and Mercedes lead the constructors championship by 11.
"Lewis has taken a new Internal Combustion Engine for this event - his fifth of the season - and will take a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's #BrazilGP," his Mercedes team tweeted.
Race organisers and local authorities on Wednesday said the 2021 edition will be the biggest total attendance for an event in Brazil since the virus hit the nation.
Through pulsing race wins, crashes and clashes, the two have crafted F1's best on-track duel in a decade.
The two that have been trialled so far this season at Silverstone and Monza have been generally well-received, with a third scheduled for Brazil later this month.
The Gulf Arab country has been the target of protests by several national football teams over its treatment of foreign workers, as part of a wave of social activism by athletes.
Hamilton trails the effervescent Dutch driver by 12 points after finishing second to Verstappen in the United States Grand Prix on Sunday.
Max Verstappen finished second to take a six-point lead in the driver's championship.