John Floyd
Motorsport columnist
3 minute read
14 Dec 2021
6:43 am

FLOYD ON F1: Epic season shouldn’t be decided off the track

John Floyd

The 2021 season has been an epic battle not only between Verstappen and Hamilton, but also Horner and Wolff.

The 2021 F1 season between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton was one for the ages. Picture AFP

Most of us figured the final race of this year would not be easy, but I don’t think anybody predicted the outcome of last Sunday’s F1 race at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. After taking a dramatic pole position, Max Verstappen made a poor race start as rival Lewis Hamilton took the lead. At turn six on the first lap Verstappen saw a gap on the inside of Hamilton and went for a successful overtake, but Hamilton ran wide cutting the corner and rejoined the track far ahead of the Red Bull. The Mercedes F1 driver was told...