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F1’s dramatic 2021 season fuels 4-per-cent rise in global audience

Race winner and 2021 F1 world drivers' champion Max Verstappen is congratulated by runner up in the race and championship Lewis Hamilton after the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Formula One has reported a four-per-cent increase in its cumulative television audience for the 2021 season, figures propelled by the motor-racing championship’s thrilling title battle between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, plus the sport approaching a normal calendar amid Covid-19.

In 2021, F1 delivered a record-breaking 22-race calendar despite the pandemic still presenting challenges around the world. The season included new venues and a revised format at three races with the new Sprint events.

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