'Max deserved winning the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship, but did Lewis deserve it a little more'? this question will be debated for the seasons to come. But of course, such was the nature of the entire 2021 Formula 1 season; a season that was about the 'fine margins' between Mercedes & Red Bull Racing cars and between the two title protagonists.
Soumil cites stats to prove Max's case whereas Kunal pursues the emotional route to explain Lewis' - who do you think was the more deserving winner of the 2021 Formula 1 Drivers' World Championship? Write to us.
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In this Pits to Podium segment of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Soumil and Kunal take sides while steering clear of controversy to discuss Max Verstappen vs. Lewis Hamilton and who deserved to win the title in 2021. For once, Lewis was the chaser and chase well he did. Likewise for Max, 2021 was the first season when he got a car that could challenge for the championship and he overcame the Lewis Hamilton challenge to clinch his first-ever Formula 1 Drivers' World Championship. Tune in!
(Season 2021, Episode 78)
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