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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff sent Max Verstappen an app after the Dutchman had won the world championship in Abu Dhabi. On the very last race lap of the season, Verstappen passed Lewis Hamilton, resulting in Verstappen being crowned champion for the first time in his career.
Hamilton’s team was furious at the way this had gone. They believed that the rules were not enforced by the FIA, which prevented Hamilton from defending himself against Verstappen. While the German team was still protesting against the result, the big boss already sent a message to the new world champion.
Wolff also received a response from Verstappen to that message, he explains to the German Bild.de. The Austrian reveals what Verstappen said in his app: “Thank you very much. It was a great battle, I’m already looking forward to next year.”, was the message from the Limburger.