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Bottas criticised for not pressurising Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas has been criticised for letting Lewis Hamilton off the hook for his poor start to the British Grand Prix. Hamilton, lining up from pole position, was slow away off the line but was able to keep hold of the race lead as the pack made their way through Abbey, Farm and Village. And ex-driver turned pundit Jolyon Palmer feels Bottas wasted a huge opportunity to punish his team-mate by easing off the throttle instead of forcing Hamilton into at least a defensive move. 'Obviously he was unlucky and the World Championship gap should be 12 points and not 30 but I do still feel Bottas' whole race epitomised Bottas quite a lot,' Palmer said via BBC 5 Live's Chequered Flag podcast....
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