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Stewart insists Abu Dhabi finale was 'clean, not Hollywood'

Sir Jackie Stewart has rejected the idea that F1's controversial finale in Abu Dhabi was fabricated to thrill the fans, insisting the event's outcome was "clean" and wasn't Hollywood. FIA race director Michael Masi's decision to bypass F1's usual safety car and restart procedure to provide fans with one final lap of racing led to a dramatic last gasp showdown between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, with the Dutchman taking advantage of his fresher tyres to overhaul the Mercedes driver and conquer his maiden world title. While the British driver's fans, and indeed Mercedes and Hamilton himself, felt that the race had been stolen from the seven-time world champion, Stewart...
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