The race was shortened to last one hour with only half points awarded to the winner, who needed to complete only two laps to earn points.
The new schedule will see 22 races held -- a record-breaking number of races in one season -- with a number of existing events shifting to new dates.
Alpine on Thursday announced that Formula One racer Fernando Alonso will continue to race with the team in 2022.
Hamilton was under pressure in his final lap and went too wide on the last two turns.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton leads Max Verstappen 3-1 in wins so far, but each race has seen them finish 1-2.
Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, as the organisers confirmed that the brand-new Miami GP will join the F1 calendar in 2022.
There is no automatic entry into F1 but Jehan Daruvala has to deliver consistently to have a shot: Dr Helmut Marko
In 2019, Jehan grabbed eyeballs with a third place finish in the Formula 3 and was a title contender for the the major part of the season.
Max Verstappen was given a five seconds penalty after a thrilling late passing move on Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari.
Hamilton was not only dominant, but supremely so in eventful race as he controlled the pace and tyre-wear to perfection.
Let us look back at five dramatic races at the Sepang International Circuit, which first hosted Formula One in 1999.
A year ago Hamilton thought the world was against him, spouting conspiracy theories when his Mercedes engine exploded.