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‘Luck' helped Hamilton win seven titles – Verstappen

Jan.25 Max Verstappen is 'very deserving' of his status as reigning world champion – while his 2021 foe Lewis Hamilton benefitted from 'luck' to match Michael Schumacher's record tally of seven titles. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner responded to suggestions that the way last year's intense championship fight ended in Abu Dhabi had brought into question whether the Dutchman fully deserves to be called world champion. 'Dietrich (Mateschitz) felt Max was very deserving,' Horner insisted. 'He was very proud of what he'd done and what the team had achieved.' Horner had clearly caught up with Red Bull's 77-year-old team owner over the winter, and debriefed a title victory that came...
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