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‘Max and Lewis playing chess at the highest level’

Nico Hulkenberg says that in their battle in Saudi Arabia, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton were playing 'chess at the highest level.' The two title contenders went wheel to wheel a number of times in the penultimate round of the 2021 campaign, with the Mercedes man prevailing to go level on points with the Dutchman heading into the final race. Their battle reached boiling point 37 laps in when, after forcing Hamilton wide, Verstappen was told to give him the position and tried to so at the end of the lap, slowing down in front of the Brit, to ensure he'd get DRS for the straight that followed. However, the seven-time World Champion hesitated to go past him, causing the leader to slow...
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