Abu Dhabi F1 2021 Grand Prix as it happened: Verstappen wins title

Red Bull driver is F1 champion for first time after seeing off Lewis Hamilton at Yas Marina Circuit

Race winner and 2021 F1 World Drivers Champion Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit. Victor Besa/The National.
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The 2021 Formula One season will come to a thrilling finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend as Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen battle it out for the final time this year on the tarmac of Yas Marina Circuit.

Both drivers are tied on 369.5 points, so whoever finishes higher will win the title.

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Updated: November 12, 2022, 5:34 PM