The Formula 1 title that Max Verstappen won on the final lap of the 2021 season is still causing controversy. Over the course of weeks, various figures from motorsports have expressed their opinion on the controversial final of the championship, in which the Dutchman devoted more than Lewis Hamilton.
On this occasion, the one who talked about the topic was the former partner From the British pilot At Mercedes, Nico Rosberg. The German, who also snatched a title from him in 2016, spared no praise for Verstappen, calling him the best driver of the day. Although he also understood the pain Lewis Hamilton.
“Max’s season has been just extraordinary. Rosberg started, ‘The level he showed against Lewis in such a dominant form with Mercedes is unbelievable.’ Then the 36-year-old former driver highlighted an aspect he thinks the Dutchman has overtaken. For a citizen of England: “In the fights on wheels, Lewis was the best, but Max might have already defeated him at that too.”
Finally, the German pointed to the level Verstappen showed in the key moments of the championship: “He seems to improve under high pressure. I was three tenths slower when I was under pressure, he was arriving twenty faster. And throughout the season, he’s probably number one, especially considering that he’s had bad luck as well.”.
They collect signatures for Hamilton to win the championship
For a few days, on the well-known platform www.change.org, which is used to create campaigns and collect signatures with a specific goal, lovers Lewis Hamilton They staged a certain movement. The goal is for the FIA to decide to snatch the title from Max Verstappen and crown the Englishman, because they believe it was ‘stolen’.
A description of the campaign, which has collected 40,000 signatures so far, reads that “Michael Massey did not adhere to the rules of the sport, which allowed the resumption of the race when some pilots had not yet managed to detect it.” Finally, the post closes with the explanation that if the tournament result is not adjusted, “a very wrong message will be sent to the youth and to the future.”
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