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Formula 1: Vettel gets two penalty points for Verstappen crash [videos]

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Sebastian Vettel has run afoul of Formula 1 stewards for causing a collision between himself and Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix.
'Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has been penalized by stewards after a collision with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen overtook the German at Stowe but Vettel attempted an aggressive manoeuvre heading into the Vale chicane under braking. The resulting collision launched Verstappen’s Red Bull over the kerbs. Both drivers ended up in the gravel pit but the Dutchman was able to continue his race, finishing fifth. The McClaren of Carlos Sainz was also caught up in the incident Vettel was slapped with a 10-second time penalty for the incident which dropped him to 16th in the final classification, behind both Williams drivers and ahead of only last-placed Sergio Perez.  The former World Champion now has six points on his license, halfway to a one race suspension. ( #F1 #BritishGP ) Sebastian Vettel Crashes Into Max Verstappen pic.twitter.com/kkE5TXojKS — Formula1 Videos (@518mc) July 14, 2019 Vettel's onboard. How can you look at this and say it's Max's fault lmao pic.twitter.com/6tOj22kUhS — VSR_Marqueses (@VSR_Marqueses) July 14, 2019 Hamilton continues to dominate Formula 1 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton made the most of a favourable safety car intervention to claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory. The defending five-time world champion clocked the fastest lap on his final circuit of the track to finish 25 seconds clear of Mercedes team-mate and nearest title rival Valtteri Bottas after an action-packed contest.  The Briton moved 39 points clear of the Finn behind in the Formla 1 title race, but Bottas was unlucky with the timing of the safety car which effectively gave Hamilton a free pit stop. Charles Leclerc of Ferrari was third. Pierre Gasly finished fourth ahead of his Red Bull team-mate Verstappen. It was Hamilton’s seventh win in 10 Formula 1 races this year and the 80th win of his career. He had shared the British Grand Prix record of wins, on five, with fellow-Briton Jim Clark and Frenchman Alain Prost.  Daniel Ricciardo was seventh for Renault ahead of Kimi Raikkonen of Alfa Romeo, Daniil Kvyat and his Toro Rosso team-mate Alex Albon. “What a day,” said Hamilton. “To all the crowd, thank-you so much for coming out.” Hamilton, who stopped on his slow-down lap to collect a British ‘Union Jack’ flag, added: “I love you Silverstone. I appreciate everything and the opportunity to be a part of this. “I couldn’t have done this without these guys or without my team.” A glum Bottas said: “Congrats to Lewis… It wasn’t my day.”  A much happier Leclerc said, “It’s probably the race I’ve enjoyed the most in my career.” The safety car was deployed when Antonio Giovinazzi spun into a gravel trap in his Alfa Romeo – gifting Hamilton a ‘free’ first, and only, pit stop. The luckless Bottas, on a two-stop strategy, had already pitted before the incident.   Additional reporting by AFP'