Russian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel still believes he can win title

Bottas doesn't want favor returned by Mercedes

Bottas doesn't want favor returned by Mercedes

"It is a solid advantage but you saw Austria we were one-two and ended up with nothing", he said.

"But really, he did a fantastic job today and deserved to win. Valtteri deserved to win. but today it was a real team effort", Formula One quoted Hamilton, as saying. Past year in Suzuka we saw Hamilton take the victory, What will happen in Japan? "I knew that he was somewhere there".

"It's a very unusual feeling".

"I think after that maybe we could've stayed there the whole race".

"When, if, I win I want to win like I've earned it in pure racing".

"I have no problems with that", Hamilton said.

Hamilton has now won eight times this season, and five of the last six, while Vettel - on five wins - opened the campaign strongly but has faded due in part to errors made by himself and the team.

"Yeah, hard day", a disgruntled Bottas said.

But Bottas, who was sat next to Hamilton in the same press conference, said he did not want to be gifted a victory.

Kimi Raikkonen can expect an emotional reception from his legion of Japanese fans in his final Suzuka race for Ferrari after learning last month that the team would not be retaining his services for 2019.

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"It was not something we had planned".

And if they hadn't take that decision, (team boss Toto Wolff) said, we wouldn't have been been able to live with ourselves.

Wolff again reiterated that desire after the race on Sunday but insisted it was the right decision in the long run.

"You need to rely on those guys and they rely on us".

But Vettel, who began the season with back-to-back victories, also knows he needs a huge slice of luck to stand any chance of halting Hamilton's charge to the title.

"Rationally, it was the right call to do", he said.

The 33-year-old got the win after he was allowed to pass by Valtteri Bottas on the orders of Mercedes.

Max Verstappen, yet to stop for fresh tyres, was in the lead of the race.

The driver was true to his word minutes later when Putin presented Hamilton with his winner's trophy on the podium, with the champagne celebrations coming when the Russian leader was well out of range. Fifty points is the equivalent of two race victories, meaning he looks set to wrap up the championship early if his current form continues. Then Hamilton reported that he had a blister on his front left tyre, and, after considering the matter, Mercedes' James Vowles told Bottas to let Hamilton through.

The BBC reports that Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas was told by Mercedes "to let him by at half distance to protect against rival Sebastian Vettel".

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