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Max denies Lewis in final practice session

The Briton also drew scrutiny for impeding AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly and Haas driver Nikita Mazepin

05 December 2021 - 00:00 By Reuters

Championship leader Max Verstappen denied title rival Lewis Hamilton a practice clean sweep for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix by going fastest in Saturday’s final session.

The Red Bull driver, who has a shot at clinching his maiden Formula One title this weekend, lapped the 6.1km Jeddah track in 1 min 28.100 sec. Hamilton, fastest in both sessions of practice on Friday, struggled to match the Dutchman's pace on the soft tyres and was 0.214 seconds adrift...

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