On December 12, the final race of the 2021 Formula One season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, was held. Japanese fans of F1 watched the race with a special emotions. Honda was withdrawing from F1 in 2021 and they were competing with Mercedes for the Constructors’ and Drivers’ titles in the final round. The race was led by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes from start to finish, but the safety car was came out n the final part of race and Max Verstappen overtook Hamilton on the final lap to win the race. Thus, he won the Drivers’ title and became the F1 World Champion. The constructors’ title went to Mercedes, but it was a great day for Japanese drivers, as Japanese driver Hiroki Tsunoda of Alpha Tauri Honda achieved a personal best result of 4th place in the final race.