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British Twitter Did Not Take Well To Lewis Hamilton Missing Out On F1 Championship

British Twitter Did Not Take Well To Lewis Hamilton Missing Out On F1 Championship

After a Formula One season for the ages, the driver's championship was decided in the most dramatic circumstances this afternoon.

There was always a chance that the battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen could provide us with some remarkable moments in Abu Dhabi, but few could have predicted just how crazy things would get.

With the Brit leading fairly comfortably during the last few laps, a safety car would change everything. Verstappen was allowed to fit new tyres, while the gap between himself and his rival was eliminated.

In the end, the Dutchman would come out on top in a one lap showdown.

Unsurprisingly, not everyone was enthused by the way the championship was decided.

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Some felt that Hamilton was very harshly treated, although it is worth nothing that another controversial decision did go his way earlier in the race.

It will not come as a shock to you to learn that many of those that were complaining were based across the Irish Sea.

The British Twitter sphere was awash with complaints about the way the race was handled.

Of course, Piers Morgan would have to be among the first to complain. Even his arch nemesis Gary Lineker agreed with him.

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British driver George Russell, who was literally taking part in this grand prix, was equally unhappy.

Former BBC F1 presented Jake Humphries was equally unimpressed.

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F1 reporter Matt Gallagher felt that this incident was deserving of a day in the courts.

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Strong stuff.

In all, they were just a little bit annoyed about the whole situation.

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Hamilton can certainly count himself as unlucky not to have come out on top, although you do have to wonder if the British public would have had the same opinion if the roles had been reversed and Verstappen was the one to miss out?

You suspect not...

SEE ALSO: Max Verstappen Steals Championship On Final Lap With Outstanding Pass On Hamilton

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