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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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Slipstream Saturday: F1 Cost Caps And Invalid Protests

Max Verstappen paces the F1 field during practice for the Mexican Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 05: Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Red Bull Racing RB16B Honda during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on November 05, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202111050806 // Usage for editorial use only //

The latest during a wild week of F1 news: a FIA penalty that wasn’t, James Hinchcliffe booth analysis and a special helmet for Sebastian Vettel in Mexico City.

Formula 1 Racing News: More About Participants In 2022

Formula 1's Lewis Hamilton congratulates Max Verstappen after 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lars Baron Getty Images

(Photo: Lars Baron/Getty Images via Red Bull Content Pool)

Let’s check out the entire driver grid for the ongoing Formula 1 season and how things are going for each team.

F1 Review: Max Verstappen Magnificent in Belgium as Ferrari Flounders … Again

SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 28: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing and Second placed Sergio Perez of Mexico and Oracle Red Bull Racing celebrate with their team after the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 28, 2022 in Spa, Belgium. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202208280754 // Usage for editorial use only //

Despite starting 14th, Max Verstappen made his drive look easy and essentially cruised to victory at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Slipstream Saturday: Can Ferrari Make Good at the Hungarian Grand Prix?

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 29: Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing and The Netherlands during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 29, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Peter Fox/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202207290508 // Usage for editorial use only //

This weekend brings the final race before Formula 1 takes its summer break.

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