MUST-SEE: Why 2021 was a season like no other
2021 was without doubt one of the hottest title fights we’ve witnessed for a long, long time, with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen going at one another across a record-breaking 22 races.
The advantage swung wildly between the two title protagonists, Hamilton taking first blood against the odds in Bahrain, before Verstappen hit back with a four-race winning streak – ended only when the pair controversially collided at the British Grand Prix.
HAMILTON VS VERSTAPPEN: Why their rivalry has the potential to be the greatest in F1 history
Back and forth they fought until the climactic season finale in Abu Dhabi, where Verstappen emerged triumphant, taking his first ever title – and putting Hamilton’s hunt for his eighth on ice.
Relive Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton's epic battle in the video above.