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Max Verstappen Leads Red Bull 1-2 in Abu Dhabi Qualifying

Max Verstappen Abu Dhabi 2022 Feature

Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the No. 1 Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 on track during qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on November 19, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images via Red Bull Content Pool)

The two-time World Champion led teammate Sergio Perez to claim a 1-2 for the Austrian constructor ahead of the final Grand Prix of 2022.

F1 Midweek: Thanks to Lewis Hamilton & Max Verstappen, It’s Time for New Rules of Engagement

Max Verstappen climbs over the car of Lewis Hamilton in a 2021 accident at Monza. (Photo: Mercedes/AMG/Formula 1))

Max Verstappen wound up atop Lewis Hamilton in this crash at the Italian Grand Prix, Monza, 2021 (Photo: LAT Images via Mercedes AMG F1)

After another collision between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton and a controversial penalty, perhaps Formula 1’s rules need to change.

Max Verstappen Recovers to Sixth After Controversial Hamilton Contact

F1 Grand Prix of Brazil

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team W13 battle for track position during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202211130430 // Usage for editorial use only //

After colliding with longtime rival Lewis Hamilton early in the 2022 Sao Paolo Grand Prix, Max Verstappen scored a hard-fought sixth place result.

NASCAR Mailbox: The Owners’ Championship Explained

NASCAR Cup Series

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro, #5: Kyle Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, Valvoline Chevrolet Camaro

All of 2022’s chaos has come down to the drivers’ and owners’ championships featuring different casts of characters with two races left.

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