The unconsidered factors that will decide this year’s F1 title fight

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Max Verstappen (front) leading Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen (front) leading Lewis Hamilton

 • The championship fight between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen intensifies in the second half of the season.

 • Both drivers will continue to take points from each other to take the title battle down to the wire.

 • From penalties to calendar changes and ineffective teammates – several interventions may affect the outcome either way.

 • For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24.

As the latter half of the most feverishly-fought Formula One championship of the century continues, from one outing to the next mere milliseconds will continue to separate the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and the Red Bull-Honda of Max Verstappen. 

F1 teams leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of the most minute advantage – and all the more so this year when such fine margins have come to prove pivotal in determining race-winning performances.

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