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Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen to wait 2 MORE MONTHS for Abu Dhabi F1 inquiry decision

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton should wait two extra months for motorsport chiefs to (*2*) of their inquiry into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix the place the Dutchman clinched the 2021 world title.

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Governing physique, the FIA, stated on Thursday that the end result won’t be revealed till March 18, simply two days earlier than the 2022 season will get underway in Bahrain.

Hamilton was poised to seize a record-breaking eighth world title on the Abu Dhabi finale in December earlier than a controversial security automotive restart allowed Verstappen to cross the British driver on the final lap.

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The incident has led to hypothesis {that a} disillusioned 37-year-old Hamilton could also be ready to flip his again on Formula One.

Lewis Hamilton stated he’d wait for inquiry outcomes

Hamilton is on file as saying he’ll wait to resolve his future within the sport after the inquiry outcomes are revealed.

This now leaves him no selection however to start testing on the very least.

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On Thursday, the FIA stated that staff chiefs in addition to representatives of the ruling physique will meet on January 19 to focus on the usage of the security automotive.

Drivers can even be introduced into the discussions, it stated.

“The outcome of the detailed analysis will be presented to the F1 Commission in February, and final decisions will be announced at the World Motor Sport Council in Bahrain on 18 March,” added the FIA.

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