Max Verstappen has been officially crowned 2021's Formula 1 champion after receiving his trophy at the FIA's prize-giving ceremony, which Lewis Hamilton did not attend following the controversial
Mercedes have decided not to pursue their appeal against the results of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Their move follows a decision by governing body the FIA to
Lewis Hamilton received his knighthood for services to motorsport just three days after he was denied an eighth Formula 1 drivers' title.
The 36-year-old Briton received the honour from