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Bottas Wins Russian GP After Hamilton Handed Double Penalty

Valtteri Bottas has won the Russian Grand Prix from third on the grid, benefitting from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton being handed two five-second penalties for performing practice starts outside of the designated area of the pitlane. Bottas, who qualified third on Saturday, got himself up into second position after overtaking Max Verstappen on the run into turn two on the opening lap and took the lead when Hamilton pitted and served his ten-second penalty. READ: Lewis Hamilton Is Very Close To Getting A Race Ban After Russian GP Hamilton finished in P3, behind Verstappen, who was happy with the result off the back of two DNFs due to technical failures on his RB16. The win means Bottas...
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