10 moments that tipped the 2021 F1 world title in Verstappen's favour
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10 moments that tipped the 2021 F1 world title in Verstappen's favour

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With drama from start to finish, the 2021 Formula 1 season was the best in a decade - some might say ever. Autosport presents the 10 pivotal chapters which decided how the season turned out as it did and culminated in its controversial conclusion in Abu Dhabi

The controversial events of the closing laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix meant this feature could not be published in the aftermath of Formula 1’s 2021 season finale, where Max Verstappen won the race and the drivers’ title, but in such circumstances that both were provisional and under considerable threat.

But now Mercedes has withdrawn its intention to appeal the rejection of its protests over the circumstances of Lewis Hamilton’s last-gasp defeat, it is official: Verstappen is the winner of the best F1 season in a decade. To many, it was one of the best ever.

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