British Grand Prix: F1

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Emotional Hamilton lashed out and pointed an accusing finger at Ferrari's "interesting tactics" after feeling Raikkonen hit him on goal.

Hamilton's Silver Arrows colleague Valtteri Bottas will start tomorrow's British Grand Prix from fourth place on the grid behind the Ferrari's of Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.

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Wolff said Allison had privately questioned whether Raikkonen's mistake was "either deliberate or incompetent". 'If he really said something like that he should be ashamed, ' Ferrari chief Maurizio Arrivabene said. "It's tiresome to be taken out on the first lap".

Oliver Brown of The Daily ' writes: "Whatever Ferrari's true motive was, the ferocious fighting under turquoise Silverstone skies propelled Hamilton's contest with Vettel into the next dimension". Bottas came home fourth, with Daniel Ricciardo fifth and Nico Hulkenberg sixth. But with Vettel firing on all cylinders and temperatures set to top 30 degrees and bake the newly-laid track surface, the four-time world champion believes it could be his toughest test of the season so far.

"Sometimes you see things like [Max] Verstappen in Austria when he touched Kimi", he said.

'It's going to be very, very close this weekend.

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While Vettel, Raikkonen and Max Verstappen headed into the pits under the safety vehicle for soft tyres, Mercedes chose to keep both drivers out on track.

Ferrari driver Raikkonen was slapped with a 10-second time penalty for causing the crash, but unhappy Hamilton could not hide his frustration and swerved post-race interviews.

The Herts-born racer has given up a huge 32 points in the last two races alone and he will have to fight back in Vettel's own Hockenheim backyard at the German Grand Prix on Sunday week.

Also, in light of the recent shenanigans in Silverstone, inevitably, Rosberg too was asked his opinion on the Raikkonen-Hamilton collision. After drawing level on the run out of Turn 2 he locked his front right wheel while trying to complete the move into Turn 3 and, as he applied full steering lock to the right on cold tyres, understeered into the rear of Hamilton.

Mercedes have expressed frustration with the Ferrari drivers' errors but, speaking on Sunday evening, Toto Wolff said he had no complaints with the way stewards were applying the rulebook.

The appearance of the safety vehicle on the 33rd of 52 laps, after Sauber's Marcus Ericsson crashed at Abbey, was greeted with a huge cheer from the 140,500 crowd who had already cheered Hamilton's every overtake.

Bottas once again pulled away from Vettel at the re-start but came under attack into the Brooklands left-hander at the end of the Wellington Straight three laps in row.