We saw them once again against each other, in a duel in the FP2 of the US GP in Austin with nothing at stake, if we exclude the pride of being able to get the road free by putting the rival in difficulty. The fight between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton knows no neighborhood and what happened last night in Texas – insults and middle finger included – is probably just the appetizer of what we will be able to see from now on, waiting for the Abu Dhabi grand finale that will decree winners and losers. Not that the two contenders for the 2021 F1 Drivers’ World Championship had not already accustomed us to an abundant feast of overtaking to the limit, rotations and accidents. Let’s retrace the main stages of the rivalry between the two team leaders Red Bull and Mercedes this season.
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