A breathtaking finale! The result of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and especially the 2021 Formula 1 world championship was decided in the last 6 kilometers. An intervention by the safety car – following the accident of Williams driver Nicholas Latifi – redistributed the cards in the last laps of the race.
All the more so as the race management asked the drivers one lap behind and occupying the interval between the two men to move away. This decision – contested by Mercedes – prevented Lewis Hamilton from having a buffer between his car and the Red Bull – Honda of his rival for the title.
=> Mercedes complains against Verstappen
At the start of the last lap, the two single-seaters were wheel to wheel … And Max Verstappen, who had changed his Pirelli tires, had the advantage on the tires. The rest is told to you by this video …
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