In The Driver's Seat: Max v Lewis tiff has echoes of Senna v Prost rivalry

Max Verstappen (left) and Lewis Hamilton.PHOTOS: AFP

And so, in one moment of hard racing at Silverstone, the 2021 Formula One World Championship exploded back into acrimonious life.

The previous day, the talk had been of the brilliant British weather, the huge crowd (364,000 fans visited the track over the four days as the country prepared for Covid freedom) and, of course, the innovative sprint qualifying race.

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