Even Sunday’s final lap drama hasn’t converted me to F1

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Even Sunday’s final lap drama hasn’t converted me to F1

Besides Hamilton and Verstappen’s coming together after the start and the final lap, it was like watching paint dry

Sports reporter

I’ve never been a Formula One fan, but even I tuned in for the season-deciding finale in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

But I must confess, I wasn’t converted — for the better part of two hours it was like watching paint dry.

Apart from Lewis Hamilton overtaking Max Verstappen at the start, Verstappen driving Hamilton off the track moments later and then reclaiming the lead at the death, there was nothing to watch except cars going round and round and round, blah blah blah...

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