Red Bull driver starts the penultimate race of the championship with an 8 point advantage
Max Verstappen leads the Formula 1 World Championship with an 8 point advantage, moves Lewis Hamilton to two races the end of the championship; which means that the Dutch Red Bull can be champion of the world in the next race: the Saudi Arabian GP.
Verstappen tries to get his first title of champion in F1 , while Hamilton does not give up fighting for the eighth championship in the premier class of motorsport – which will be an absolute record.
For Saudi Arabia’s debut in F1 (preceding the season close in Abu Dhabi), Verstappen has an advantage: he has 351.5 points against Hamilton’s 343.5 – the advantage of 8 points that can give the championship to a final race. maximum that each driver can obtain in each of the remaining races is 26 points:
-Verstappen wins (25 points) with the fastest lap (1 point) and Hamilton finishes sixth (8 points);
-Verstappen wins (25) and Hamilton finishes seventh (6);
-Verstappen finishes second (18) with the fastest lap (1) and Hamilton finishes 10th (1);
-Verstappen finishes second (18) and Hamilton does not score.
The Saudi Arabian GP is the 21st and penultimate race of the F1 World Cup and takes place this first weekend of December in Corniche Circuit of Jeddah.