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Verstappen does not want to have tensions with Hamilton in 2022

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 12: Race winner and 2021 F1 World Drivers Champion Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing is congratulated by runner up in the race and championship Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP during the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on December 12, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images). Credits: Red Bull Content Pool.

Max Verstappen admits that he does not want to deal with much drama in the upcoming Formula 1 season.

Verstappen and Hamilton had an intense battle for the world title in the past Formula 1 season. There were numerous controversial moments throughout the year, especially in the final races as the battle only heated up.

The Red Bull Racing driver came out on top, though the title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi caused even more disputes.

Verstappen has revealed that he does not want to have such a difficult campaign again.

“You can’t have that drama every single year, for sure,” the 2021 world champion told The Guardian.

“It’s not good for me, it’s not healthy for anyone in the team – both teams.”

The Dutchman has also stated that he will not feel much pressure in a championship battle as he has already won a title.

“That little pressure in the back of your mind, of having to win a World Championship or trying to win it, has gone.

“It’s already happened. I’ve done it. So when it’s tough or you’re having bad luck you probably will deal with it easier than normal.”

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