How F1 teams and personnel react in pressurised situations
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How F1 teams and personnel react in pressurised situations

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OPINION: The pressure is firmly on Red Bull and Mercedes as Formula 1 2021 embarks on its final double-header. How the respective teams deal with that will be a crucial factor in deciding the outcome of the drivers' and constructors' championships, as Motorsport.com's technical consultant and ex-McLaren F1 engineer Tim Wright explains.

As the 2021 Formula 1 season reaches its climax with the double-header in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, all eyes are on championship protagonists Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton to see if there will be any more fireworks, or if either will make a potentially title-deciding mistake.

But the spotlight will also be on their Red Bull and Mercedes teams and those working in them, all of whom will be under the most extraordinary pressure as a year’s worth of work hinges on the outcome of these two final weekends – both for the prestige of the drivers’ title and the financial rewards that result from constructors’ championship glory.

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