F1: How Max Verstappen can win 2021 Formula 1 title at the Saudi Arabian GP

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton's title battle will go down to the wire.


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An incredible Formula 1 season is set to reach a thrilling climax as Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s title battle goes down to the wire.


The Red Bull driver holds an eight-point lead over his Mercedes rival heading into the last two Grands Prix of the 2021 campaign and can clinch the Drivers’ Championship at the next race in Saudi Arabia.

Hamilton is the favourite with Paddy Power, however, after getting the better of Verstappen in Brazil and Qatar, and we make the Brit the odds-on favourite to win the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

We’ve taken a look at the permutations for Red Bull’s main man Verstappen to clinch his maiden title…

Max Verstappen will win the Drivers’ Championship if…

The Constructors’ Championship is highly likely to go down to the final race as Mercedes hold a slender five-point lead over Red Bull.

A maximum of 44 points are available to a single constructor in a race weekend so Mercedes can only guarantee the team title with a race to spare by scoring 40 more points than their rivals in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Mercedes are the favourites with Paddy Power to win the Constructors’ Championship, although Red Bull have managed to score more points in three of the last four races.

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