SportF1This is how Márquez reacted to Verstappen overtaking Hamilton

This is how Márquez reacted to Verstappen overtaking Hamilton

The last race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship was one of the most exciting of all time, not only because Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen arrived tied on points at the top of the standings, but because it was resolved on the last lap thanks to a Overtaking of the Dutchman at turn 5 of Yas Marina.

The decisive Abu Dhabi Grand Prix started very well for the Mercedes driver, who quickly moved into the lead and led with an iron fist until the time of the first stops. Hamilton built a lead of close to ten seconds over Verstappen, but Sergio Pérez’s titanic defense saw his Red Bull teammate return to the fray.

However, the British distanced himself again, and when everything seemed lost in the energy drinks garage, a miraculous safety car, as Christian Horner himself described, regrouped the two candidates for the world championship.

With just one lap to go, Michael Masi allowed the race to resume, and Verstappen took advantage of the set of used soft tires he fitted at an earlier stop to overtake Hamilton and become world champion for the first time.

One who knows well what it means to win a title, or rather, several, is Marc Márquez. The MotoGP rider did not want to lose the race and, after the checkered flag, he uploaded a video to social networks where he congratulated the winner.

 

“Unreal. What a race, what a season, what drivers,” said the man from Cervera. “Thanks Lewis, but especially congratulations to Max, to Red Bull. I lost my voice during the race, but we won.”

The one from Honda celebrated the triumph of Max Verstappen after a historic end that gave him the drivers’ championship of the 2021 Formula 1 season. What Marc Márquez commented after the appointment was what we all think of two great athletes who have provided a fight of colossal dimensions.

The Spaniard’s passion for the premier category of motorsports is no secret, he even took the controls of a single-seater on June 5, 2018. On that occasion, at the Red Bull Ring circuit, the brand that sponsors him allowed him try an F1 with the colors of the then Toro Rosso team. In this way, he felt what it was like to be a car driver and who knows if at some point he will venture to compete on four wheels like Valentino Rossi will.

 

Marc Marquez with former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber

Marc Marquez, con el ex piloto de Formula 1, Mark Webber

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Marc Marquez with former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber

Marc Marquez, con el ex piloto de Formula 1, Mark Webber

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Marquez, Mark Webber, Dr. Helmut Marko and Niki Lauda

Marc Márquez, Mark Webber, Dr. Helmut Marko y Niki Lauda

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Marc Marquez drives at Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives at Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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Marc Marquez drives a Toro Rosso F1

Marc Márquez conduce un Toro Rosso F1

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