Formula 1: Hamilton and Verstappen tied – who will be world champion and when?



Equal on points in the season finale!

That has not existed in Formula 1 since 1974. At that time, Clay Regazzoni († 67) and Emerson Fittipaldi (74) entered the last race with equal points. Fittipaldi secured his second title by three points in the final.

What happens on Sunday in which constellation?

Both fail: Verstappen is world champion because he has more race wins (nine; Hamilton only eight).

Both end up outside of the scoring: Verstappen is world champion.

► Verstappen finishes the race ahead of Hamilton: Verstappen is world champion.

► Hamilton finished the race in at least eighth and ahead of Verstappen: Hamilton is world champion.

Hamilton finished ninth, Verstappen tenth. And Hamilton or neither of the two drives the fastest race lap: Hamilton is world champion.

Verstappen is tenth with the fastest race lap (gives extra point), Hamilton is ninth: There is a tie in the scoring. But Verstappen is world champion because of the more race victories.

► Hamilton finished tenth with the fastest race lap, Verstappen finished ninth: Verstappen is world champion.

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