Max Verstappen has revealed that he and Lewis Hamilton “occasionally despised each other” this season, but that they still have a high level of mutual respect.
After the controversial Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Red Bull driver revealed a shared moment after the title was determined restored their connection.
“You look each other in the eye,” he said. “You don’t say a lot but you do relate a lot and you really appreciate the fight.
“Sometimes we did hate each other, but that’s fine. That’s the competitive spirit of both of us. He is an incredible driver.”
Source: BBC Sport