sport news How Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix rivalry ...

sport news How Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix rivalry ...
sport news How Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix rivalry ...
Complaints down the radio, chaotic restarts and THAT collision in Jeddah... how Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix rivalry unfolded lap by lap Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen were in a thrilling Saudi Arabia GP contest The Briton managed to edge the Red Bull man after swapping top spot in Jeddah Hamilton crashed into Verstappen on lap 42 as he tried to take the lead The pair were also at the heart of some chaotic standing starts after red flags 

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Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's thrilling Formula One rivalry this season reached new heights on Sunday during the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

In a thrilling contest in Jeddah, the two F1 title chasers shared the Grand Prix lead, controversial moments and thrilling standing start moments as the Briton levelled the drivers' standings ahead of next weekend's finale.

Sunday's race saw two red flags, multiple virtual safety car interventions and five drivers dropping out before Hamilton reached the chequered flag ahead of his Dutch rival, who had suddenly dropped off.

Lewis Hamilton (front) edged Max Verstappen (back) in Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton (front) edged Max Verstappen (back) in Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

The Briton (right) managed to level the F1 drivers' standings ahead of next week's finale

The Briton (right) managed to level the F1 drivers' standings ahead of next week's finale

From rants down the team radio to a stunning collision in the most bizarre of circumstances, Sportsmail looks at how Verstappen and Hamilton's rivalry unfolded on Sunday... 

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With Hamilton leading and Verstappen third, Mick Schumacher hits the wall hard and the yellow flag is waved. Both Mercedes drivers pit for tyres but Verstappen stays out, allowing him to take the lead.

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The debris takes too long to clear and the race is red-flagged, meaning Verstappen can

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