Red Bull Have a Classy Message as Mercedes F1 Win the 2021 Constructors’ Championship

Published 12/17/2021, 11:28 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 11, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton bumps fists with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen after qualifying Pool via REUTERS/Kamran Jebreili


Mercedes-AMG F1 team has dominated the turbo-hybrid era like no other team. The team has won the 2021 F1 constructors’ title, which was its eighth title on the trot. Mercedes legend Lewis Hamilton finished second in the drivers’ standings with 387.5 points. Meanwhile, Valtteri Bottas had another strong season with a 3rd place finish in the championship with 226 points. The duo has been performing exceptionally well for the last 5 seasons. However, the team lost out on the drivers’ championship to rival Red Bull, who ended their 7-year drought.

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The team recently shared a celebratory post on Instagram after winning the constructors’ title. It was well-received among the fans who showered their wishes to the team for this monumental achievement.

To the delight of F1 fans, arch-rival Red Bull graciously sent their wishes to the Silver Arrows as well. The two teams managed to take the high road after the controversial race weekend in Abu Dhabi.

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Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 12, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after finishing second in the race and world championship with race and world championship winner Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and third placed in the race Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Red Bull congratulated the Mercedes team

Mercedes maintained its dominance this year, winning the “money bagging” title owing to a 2-3 finish in the drivers’ standings. The Silver Arrows shared an Instagram post with a caption that said, “It’s official! We are F1 Champions of the World for the EIGHTH time. 🏆
Proud of every single member of this Team across Brackley and Brixworth that made this championship possible. History makers, every single one of you.”

Red Bull, who finished second in the constructors’ standings, also took a moment to congratulate the Brackley team. “Congratulations on a truly historic achievement, an 8th Constructors Championship. What a season of fierce racing and we look forward to more next year 👊” said the reply by the Red Bull official handle.

Top teams gracious in defeat

Mercedes continued the winning streak with the Constructors’ win while Red Bull managed to clinch the drivers’ title. Drivers and bosses from both sides graciously congratulated each other.

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Videos came in after the race showing Anthony Hamilton congratulating the newly crowned world champion. The Red Bull boss Christian Horner shared his conversation with his counterpart Toto Wolff where he gave his wishes to the team.

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Now, the teams are looking forward to the upcoming 2022 season. With new regulations in place, next season is going to be a thriller for sure. What are your predictions for 2022?

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Rituraj Tripathi

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Rituraj Tripathi is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. A true lover of speed, he is big fan of Lewis Hamilton and finds a future world champion in Lando Norris. Rituraj eagerly looks forward to the paddock moving to the Circuit de Monaco, and he finds Portier corner as the most exciting part of the track.

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