Verstappen Reigns as King of 2023 as Hamilton’s Abu Dhabi Scuttlebutt Steals the Spotlight

The 2023 F1 season has come to an end, and Max Verstappen won the final race in dominant fashion. This win secured first place for Verstappen in the championship. Verstappen had an incredible season, winning 19 out of 22 races and dominating almost every aspect of the sport. His record-breaking season included the most wins and highest percentage of laps led in a season. This season also proved that Verstappen is a true icon in the sport. Mercedes was consistent and took second place in the championship. Despite not winning any races in 2023, Mercedes showed remarkable consistency. Lewis Hamilton and George Russell consistently finished in the top eight throughout the season, which helped them secure a runner-up position. Ferrari, despite winning a race, was not as consistent as Mercedes. Charles Leclerc’s strategy in the last race was commendable and further proves that he deserves a promotion. There were also talks about Lewis Hamilton reaching out to Red Bull, although Hamilton denied these accusations. Overall, it was an exciting end to the season, and Abu Dhabi set a new record by hosting the final race for the 12th time.