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How F1 reacted to chaotic and controversial title showdown

How F1 reacted to chaotic and controversial title showdown

How F1 reacted to chaotic and controversial title showdown

How F1 reacted to chaotic and controversial title showdown

All eyes were on Formula 1 on Sunday as Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton battled it out for the world championship title in Abu Dhabi.

Verstappen emerged triumphant after a controversial ending to the race, in which a safety car deployed with five laps remaining eliminated Hamilton's 12-second lead.

Initially, the FIA announced that lapped cars were not allowed to overtake the safety car but that decision was then reversed, allowing Verstappen to move in behind Hamilton for a final lap shoot-out.

The Mercedes pit wall was furious with the decision, even more so when Verstappen was able to get past Hamilton and claim his maiden world championship title.

But how did the paddock react to the events the brought the 2021 season to a close?

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