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Bottas cites 'strange behaviour' of clutch for poor start

Despite his 0.6s advantage over teammate on Saturday afternoon, it all came to nought on Sunday when a fluffed start saw Valtteri Bottas lose out to teammate Lewis Hamilton who went on to win the race. Off the line, and on the run to Turn 1, the Finn was the meat in a sandwich which saw Hamilton hold the inside line for the first corner, and almost saw Sebastian Vettel go around the outside. However, when the German locked-up, momentarily leaving the track, and causing Bottas to have a scary wobble as he rejoined, the Finn was able to hold on to second place for the remainder of the race. 'It was pretty tight, but I lost it at the start,' he admitted in the moments after the race. 'There...
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