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After an electrifying race at Silverstone, where Sebastian Vettel claimed a 51st career victory to extend his championship lead to eight points, Lewis Hamilton suggested that he had been deliberately targeted by Kimi Raikkonen, the German's Ferrari team-mate, in an opening-lap collision.

Sebastian Vettel says he had to "surprise" Valtteri Bottas in their fight for the lead, after prevailing en route to victory at Formula 1's British Grand Prix.

Interesting tactics I would say from their side but we will do what we can to fight them in the next.

Wolff said Allison had privately questioned whether Raikkonen's mistake was "either deliberate or incompetent".

He had earlier told Sky Sports F1 that Mercedes technical director James Allison had asked "do you think it is deliberate or incompetence?" during the race. The clutch release on the 2016 auto also proved troublesome and the team worked hard to find a solution, including modifying the drivers' gloves to give a better feel for the paddle at the start.

Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton went from pole position to the rear of the field before finishing second for Mercedes in a superb fightback.

Mercedes and Ferrari's fierce rivalry has become even more tense in recent weeks with Hamilton's clash with Raikkonen not the first contact between the teams. "Obviously, in practice I didn't do any long runs with the mediums but from our calculations we should have been okay, but it wasn't".

Hamilton's drive was remarkable; the two safety auto periods helped him, but there aren't many drivers in Silverstone's 70-year history that could have recovered as Lewis did.

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"Really, really pleased with the result" remarked race victor Vettel, "especially here, a track that we've struggled at in the past, it was nice to see that we were strong all weekend and able to fight for the win, obviously we got the lead back in the end, it felt very satisfying".

Hamilton recovers from first-lap collision with Raikkonen to finish his home race in second place.

"We also saw in Austria, Kimi is not driving for Sebastian".

"He spun and it was my bad, but that is how it goes sometimes", said Raikkonen.

"Not the greatest start" admitted Raikkonnen.

"Thanks to the team for supporting me and also the people in the background because yesterday I was a bit damaged but much better today", Vettel said in first interviews.

And that angered Arrivabene, who sought out Italian TV to blast the Brit, saying he should be "ashamed" and that Mercedes should "stay classy".

The Englishman clearly blamed Raikkonen, who was handed a 10-seconds penalty, for the crash and found it hard to face the Finn or accept an apology. Perhaps Hamilton, still fuelled with adrenalin after his remarkable comeback drive, can be excused for his comments, but Mercedes really should know better.

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