I experienced recovery Lewis Hamilton The last two races, which he won, may not be of much use if a series of factors are combined on December 5 in Saudi Arabia, the penultimate date of the championship season. Formula 1, where Max Verstappen has the sporting potential to crown.
Although it seems complicated “a priori”, the numbers indicate it Verstappen can be a hero On the new Jeddah Street Circuit thanks 351.5 points a year, 8 more than the seven-time F1 champion.
To be champion on the next date, the Dutch driver will have to consider finishing first or second, the rest will depend on what Hamilton can do.
- If Verstappen finished first and made the fastest lap: Hamilton should be sixth or back.
- If Verstapen is the first without the fastest lap: Hamilton should be seventh or behind.
- If Verstappen takes second place and makes the fastest lap: Hamilton should be 10th or behind.
- If Verstappen is only second without the fastest lap: Hamilton will not score.
Verstappen without chances?
The dominance shown Lewis Hamilton In the last two dates, Ralf Schumacher brought Michael’s brother, who Max Verstappen He has no chance of winning the drivers’ title this season.
“Mercedes has a much better car at the moment. Max is doing his best and showing how good he is. But Under normal circumstances, however, you have no chanceSchumacher said to Sky Sports.