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Bottas, Stroll get grid penalties for causing Hungary pile-up

Valtteri Bottas and Lance Stroll were both given five-place grid penalties for the next race for causing a multiple car pile-up on the opening lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix. The race started in wet conditions, with drivers on the intermediate tyre. Lewis Hamilton led comfortably away from pole position but a sluggish start from his teammate Valtteri Bottas in second position saw the second Mercedes drops to fifth on the run down to Turn 1. Bottas then appeared to misjudge the lack of grip at Turn 1 and slid into the back of McLaren's Lando Norris, who then in turn was a passenger as his car careered into Verstappen. By this point Bottas was completely out of control and took out Sergio...
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