The 2021 Formula One World Championship campaign came to end as the 24-year-old Dutchman, Max Verstappen claimed the title by winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Initially, Lewis Hamilton had a lead at the start, when pole-winner Max Verstappen did a poor gateway, however, the Dutchman lunged to the inside of Hamilton at Turn 6 of the opening lap.
However, Hamilton took control over the race, and it was again a tough fight between the two. This F1 season has indeed been a clash of these two absolute greats, where Hamilton is already an F1 legend, and Verstappen going to achieve that feat in the coming years.
2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Results
As usual, Max Verstappen settled at the first position with Red Bull with 25 points, with Lewis Hamilton being second with his Mercedes with 18 points, and third came Carlos Sainz Jr. with his Ferrari with 15 points.
Also, other mentionable in this race were Yuki Tsunoda, Pierre Gasly, Valtteri Bottas, and Lando Norris finishing 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th respectively. It was indeed a good F1 campaign overall, which came to end on a high note with Max Verstappen’s victory.
Max Verstappen the World Champion
As said, it was a tough fight between the two greats, Hamilton and Verstappen, where the latter one went past the former one to claim the title at the 11th hour. Red Bull beat Mercedes in the final lap, and the whole crowd was metal in that exciting moment.
Mercedes was indeed furious in the race, however, it was Red Bull who finished it off in style. Overall it was an absolute ending to an insane Formula One season, where the young blood Max Verstappen with his terrific skills led himself to glory.