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Raikkonen defends Verstappen over Suzuka clash

Kimi Raikkonen has defended Max Verstappen's driving style and says he likely did not intend to cause the incident between them at the Japanese Grand Prix which earned the Red Bull man a five-second time penalty. Verstappen was penalised for re-joining the track in a dangerous manner, having cut the chicane on the opening lap in Suzuka. Verstappen's attempts to get immediately back onto the racing line took him into the path of Raikkonen, who lost fourth place to Sebastian Vettel after having to run beyond track limits. It was not the end of Verstappen's eventful outing as a collision with Vettel soon after sent the German into a spin and to the back of the field, with his remaining title...
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