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Max Verstappen Puts Exclamation Point on Season, Wins at Abu Dhabi

Max Verstappen Abu Dhabi Feature

Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 leads Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 during the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on November 20, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images via Red Bull Content Pool)

Max Verstappen ended the 2022 season with a record-extending 15th win in Abu Dhabi, while several battles and stories unfolded further back in the pack.

F1 Review: George Russell Notches #1 With Sao Paulo Grand Prix Win

2022 Sao Paulo Grand Prix, Saturday - Steve Etherington

George Russell won the Sao Paulo Grand Prix on Sunday (Nov 13), his first win in Formula 1 and the first win for Mercedes in 2022.  Russell earned the win during the sprint race on Saturday, giving him the pole for Sunday’s GP, and made good, opening with a clean start and rolling from there.  …

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Kevin Magnussen, Haas Shock World With Pole in Brazil

AUTóDROMO JOSé CARLOS PACE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 11: Kevin Magnussen, Haas VF-22 during the São Paulo GP at Autódromo José Carlos Pace on Friday November 11, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Sutton / LAT Images)

Kevin Magnussen and Haas F1 snatched a shock pole position for the Sao Paolo Grand Prix in tricky mixed conditions.

F1 Review: Max Verstappen Unstoppable At United States Grand Prix

AUSTIN, TEXAS - OCTOBER 23: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing celebrates in parc ferme following the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on October 23, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202210230772 // Usage for editorial use only //

Max Verstappen earned his 13th win of 2022, tying the Formula One record held by Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel for victories in a season. 

F1 Review: Soaked Suzuka Sees Max Verstappen Win 2nd Championship

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SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 09: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 on track during the F1 Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka International Racing Course on October 09, 2022 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Max Verstappen won his second F1 World Championship in a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.

Slipstream Saturday: Max Verstappen on Pole in Return to Suzuka

SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 08: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 on track during final practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka International Racing Course on October 08, 2022 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images/ Red Bull Content Pool)

Max Verstappen bested Charles Leclerc to take pole position as F1 returned to the Suzuka Circuit in Japan for the first time since 2019.

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