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Red Bull ‘sacrificed' Constructors' Championship for Verstappen glory

Red Bull prioritised Max Verstappen's fight against Sir Lewis Hamilton in the 2021 Drivers' Championship over their battle against Mercedes in the Constructors' Championship, former F1 racer Jolyon Palmer has said. Verstappen won 10 races last year, finishing on the podium 18 times while only failing to finish in the top two on four occasions. The Dutchman beat Hamilton to glory on the final lap of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix following a controversial Safety Car restart late on, and the pair had come together on track multiple times prior to the finale. Despite Mercedes’ late heartbreak, they did manage to seal the Constructors’ Championship for a record eighth time, and...
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