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Raikkonen could face penalty and Demotion for Bottas crash

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Raikkonen could face penalty and Demotion for Bottas crash

Raikkonen could face penalty and Demotion for Bottas crash

Latest report from Russian GP paddock – Just to confirm, a stewards’ investigation is ongoing into the Bottas-Raikkonen clash. If the Ferrari driver, who is currently classified as finishing fifth, is demoted to eighth or lower, Mercedes would be crowned world champions

Breaking news: Kimi Raikkonen has been found guilty of causing a collision and 30 seconds has been added to his race time >> Full Report here

Comment from Raikkonen and Bottas

“I tried to overtake, I overtook him once before in the race there. I was catching him through Turn Three and I thought I would try again. I don’t know if he didn’t see me or expect me to go there. I tried to turn in as much as I could,” says Kimi Raikkonen.

“I didn’t see anyone, I was in front then suddenly at the apex someone hits me,” says Bottas.

“It is disappointing running third on the last lap and ending up with zero points.”

Williams’ Rob Smedley – “Without being overly biased and bring too much emotion into it it did look like Kimi came from quite far back. But it is up to the stewards,”… more to follow

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