WATCH: Daring lunges, wheel-banging, and strategic thinking – The top 10 battles of the 2022 season


F1’s new technical regulations for 2022 worked a treat as closer racing and more overtaking opportunities prompted action up and down the grid, with the battles raging from lights out in Bahrain to the final chequered flag in Abu Dhabi.

Over the course of 22 races, highlights included some sensational scraps between title rivals Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, and a bold double pass from Lewis Hamilton on home soil at Silvestone that sparked a dramatic five-car fight.

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There were also punchy displays from the retiring Sebastian Vettel, who beat Kevin Magnussen to the line at Austin and Fernando Alonso at Suzuka with some thrilling attacking and defending, along with many more skirmishes elsewhere...

Ready to experience the drama again? Hit go in the video player above to check out the best battles from the 2022 season in our special compilation.



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