OPINION | Surprisingly, the most disappointing rookie driver of 2021 is not Nikita Mazepin

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Peter Fox

The 2021 Formula 1 season got off to a stellar start. So far, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has emerged as Lewis Hamilton's (Mercedes-AMG) challenger for this year's drivers' championship, while Red Bull Racing also leads Mercedes in the constructors' race.

Elsewhere, Nikita Mazepin has irked his rivals to no end, while Ferrari has seemingly gotten their groove back.

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