Hamilton chasing hat-trick to set up last-race showdown

Verstappen can clinch F1 title on Sunday but title battle will go to Abu Dhabi if Hamilton finishes in top five

02 December 2021 - 20:29 By Abhishek Takle

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has his first shot at winning the Formula One title in Sunday’s inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix but Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton is chasing a hat-trick of wins to take the battle down to the wire in Abu Dhabi.

Seven-time world champion Hamilton, 36, has closed the gap on his 24-year-old rival to eight points in their clash of the generations, after resounding back to back wins in Brazil and Qatar...

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