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Russell and Bottas avoid FIA sanction over high-speed Imola crash

Ian Parkes Sunday 18 April 2021 18:38 - Updated: 18:39 George Russell and Valtteri Bottas have avoided punishment by the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix stewards following their high-speed crash at Imola. The duo collided on lap 32 as they fought over ninth place, with Bottas appearing to edge over to his right in his Mercedes as Williams' Russell drew alongside. Article continues under video That forced the Briton's rght-front tyre to touch the grass, sending him spearing into the right-hand side of the Mercedes. The two destroyed cars then careered into the gravel area at Tamburello. While both drivers blamed each other, with Russell questioning Bottas as to whether he tried to kill them both,...
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