Lewis Hamilton reacts as Max Verstappen wins controversial F1 title in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton insisted he was ‘so proud’ of his Mercedes team despite suffering a heartbreaking and controversial defeat to Formula One title rival Max Verstappen in the title decider in Abu Dhabi.

‘Firstly congratulations to Max and his team,’ Hamilton said. ‘I think we did an amazing job this year.

‘The team, everyone back at the factory, all the men and women we have, worked so hard all year in a difficult season. I am so proud of them, and so grateful to be part of the journey with them.

‘We gave it everything this last part of the season and never gave up, that’s the most important thing.

‘Of course I have felt great in the car this past couple of months, particularly at the end. I hope everyone stays safe in the pandemic and has good Christmas during this time and we’ll see about next year.’

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