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Max deliberately slowed to block Bottas fastest lap

Max Verstappen had a bit of fun with Valtteri Bottas late in the Mexican GP, deliberately slowing to try stop him from setting the fastest lap. Heading into the final 10 laps of Sunday's race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Verstappen was on course for maximum points as the Red Bull driver was not only leading but he also had the fastest lap time for the grand prix. Mercedes made the call to pit Bottas late in the race, putting him on new soft tyres in the hope of minimising the damage for Lewis Hamilton, who was running second. Verstappen had other ideas as he played a game of cat-and-mouse with the Finn, and even deliberately slowed down to ruin his lap. 'He's slowing me down,' said...
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