That ensured Purple Bull driver Verstappen regained the lead over the seven-time world champion within the drivers’ championship standings by six factors.
Hamilton pitted on lap 51 of the 58-lap race for brand spanking new tires — a choice by the Mercedes crew that did not go down nicely with the 36-year-old driver.
“We should not have are available. Huge graining man. I instructed you!!” stated a testy Hamilton over the Mercedes crew radio.
Sergio Perez, within the different Purple Bull, completed third with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in fourth.
There are six extra races with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix wrapping up the 2021 season on December 12.
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