Formula 1 finale attracts 7.4m peak UK audience and 5m viewers in Holland

Race winner and 2021 F1 World Drivers Champion Max Verstappen of Netherlands celebrates with his team. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images).

An audience of more than 5 million Dutch viewers watched the exciting finale to the Formula 1 season yesterday (Sunday) in which home favourite Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to win his first world championship title.

A total of 4,917,000 people watched the race on Ziggo Sport and the Ziggo Sport Select channel, the exclusive broadcaster of Formula 1 in the Netherlands, according to Dutch publication AD. A further 404,000 viewers watched on the Ziggo Go streaming platform, meaning the race attracted an overall audience of 5,321,000 in the country.

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