The 2021 Formula 1 season was one for the record books, with unexpected twists and turns at every Grand Prix.
The Mercedes team dominated the field once again, with Lewis Hamilton securing his seventh World Championship title and breaking Michael Schumacher’s long-standing record for the most wins in a career. Hamilton was consistently at the front of the pack, taking the pole position at every race and winning a total of 11 Grand Prix. His teammate, Valtteri Bottas, also had a strong season, finishing on the podium several times and taking home two race wins. You can see our full list of F1 Phone Cases in our shop.
Red Bull Racing put up a strong fight against Mercedes, with Max Verstappen finishing as the runner-up in the drivers’ standings. Verstappen had a consistent season, finishing on the podium in every race except for one. He also took home three race wins, including a thrilling victory at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
The other standout performer of the season was Lando Norris, who drove for McLaren. Norris consistently outperformed his car, finishing on the podium three times and consistently scoring points for the team. He finished the season in fourth place in the drivers’ standings, ahead of more experienced drivers such as Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel.
The 2021 season was also marked by the introduction of new regulations aimed at making the sport more sustainable. These included a new budget cap and a ban on the use of certain types of power unit components. The changes were met with mixed reactions from the teams, with some arguing that they would level the playing field and others claiming that they would hinder performance.
One of the biggest controversies of the season came at the Italian Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton’s F1 Car was penalized for making two pit stops under a safety car period. The incident sparked debate among fans and experts about the fairness of the rules and the consistency of their enforcement.
Overall, the 2021 Formula 1 season was a thrilling one, with exciting on-track action and drama off the track. The dominance of Mercedes and Hamilton was undeniable, but there were also many standout performances from other drivers and teams. The new regulations introduced this year will surely have a major impact on the sport going forward, and fans can’t wait to see how the 2022 season will unfold. We have a wonderful range of F1 Limited Edition Prints in our shop, head over and check them out.