History awaits as Max Verstappen leads Lewis Hamilton by eight points going into the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, where the Red Bull driver could win the title.
Verstappen seeks his first Formula 1 drivers’ championship trophy, while Hamilton is looking for a record eighth title to add to his name. The Dutchman leads by eight points going into the penultimate round of the season, which takes place at Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Corniche Circuit on December 5.
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So here’s how the Dutchman could win the title at the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix:
If Verstappen finishes first with Fastest Lap and Hamilton finishes sixth or lower
If Verstappen finishes first and Hamilton finishes seventh or lower
If Verstappen finishes second with Fastest Lap and Hamilton finishes 10th or lower
If Verstappen finishes second and Hamilton doesn’t score