The rivalry that can define F1 in 2017

The rivalry that can define F1 in 2017

While the continued animosity between the Mercedes team-mates has led the headlines in 2016, it's the fight for supremacy between two of the hottest properties in Formula 1 that could well steal the limelight next year

The explosive rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg has been the main talking point this year, but just behind them another intra-team rivalry has been developing and is set to take centre stage.

If Red Bull's line-up of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo isn't currently the best on the grid, it isn't far off.

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