In a statement stewards said there was clearly an infringement, but decided only to issue a reprimand. He was forced out of qualifying after a hydraulics failure, and could only watch as Sebastian Vettel took pole; he started 14th. I prayed as I always do before the race and my prayers were really answered, it freaks me out a little bit and to see the biblical storm afterwards.
"I think it's disappointing because up until that point everything was sweet, but yeah, as I said, we didn't need the rain".
Asked how he would process such a disastrous end to a home race that was his to lose, and which he lost, he replied: "Well I was in the barrier and realized I won't get out from there.so how do you process that?" he snapped.
But, at the team's home race, Mercedes called off the fight: "Valtteri, this is James (Vowles - chief strategist)".
Meanwhile it was emotion of a different kind on the Mercedes radio, as the team celebrated: "Miracles do happen, Lewis".
"Losing points or positions through accidents or the double DNF (non-finish) in Austria, being in the lead with a one-two".
The luckless Vettel, still seeking his first victory on his "home" track 30 kilometres from his birthplace, was left to reflect on a near-perfect weekend wrecked by one split-second mistake on lap 52.
The German, locked in a yo-yo duel with Hamilton to be the first to claim a fifth title, was leading when he slid off in the rain.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff explained why the decision had been made.
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But the Finn, who has previously obeyed team orders but now looks set to be leaving the team at the end of the year, demanded the Ferrari pit wall told him straight if they wanted to orchastrate a change of position.
"Yeah we had a strong vehicle, I think we can be as confident as more than anybody else, " Vettel added.
But he picked off the competition one-by-one with ruthless precision, the field powerless to the Mercedes' pace, rising 13 places to earn one of the most remarkable wins of his career.
Kimi Raikkonen finished in third place with Max Verstappen fourth. Also benefiting from the conditions were Romain Grosjean, Sergio Perez, Esteban Ocon, Marcus Ericsson and Brendon Hartley, who completed the top ten.
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An ambulance arrived at the scene in eight minutes and crew assessed the boy's injuries. "We have no update on his condition". Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 999 quoting incident 442s of July 21, 2018.
Liverpool FC have signed Brazil global Fabinho in a £39m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in the current transfer window. Lyon chairman Jean-Michael Aulas is confident that his talisman Nabil Fekir will remain at his current club next season.
She was said to have been furious - and called her 97-year-old husband to discuss what they could do to combat fake news. An official picture has been released to mark Prince George's fifth birthday - showing a happy and confident little boy.
Syndergaard last pitched on Friday against the New York Yankees, going five innings with four strikeouts while earning the win. Syndergaard is only expected to miss one start, even though his name has been mentioned in trade rumors.
Depuis l'an dernier, il se retrouve aussi souvent sur les tabloïds en raison de sa liaison avec la top model Naomi Campbell. Selon Morgan Stanley, Jeep devrait d'ailleurs représenter à lui seul près de 70% des profits de FCA cette année.
Among the dead was a primary school boy who collapsed after a field trip to a park 20 minutes' walk from his school. And people have been warned to brace for more scorching weather that threatens to last until the end of the month.
Abortions are prohibited there even in cases of rape and when the fetus is judged by experts to have a fatal abnormality. It's been claimed an average of 28 women a week travel from Northern Ireland to England for an abortion.
L'attaquant français a tenu sa promesse de se raser la tête en cas de victoire de la France au Mondial . Avec son tout nouveau look, Giroud s'est fait un selfie et a posté la photo sur les réseaux sociaux.
Many analysts howled at Woods' ultra-conservative strategy across the early rounds here at big, brawny and brutish Carnoustie. Johnson and Kisner are staying in a house of seven players - five of them major champions - and share the lead at 6-under 136.
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Alors qu'il s'épanouit loin des médias tout au long de l'année, ces derniers mois ont été chargés pour le prince George. Pour l'occasion, le Palais de Kensington a publié une nouvelle photo du bambin arborant un incroyable sourire.
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Gargac himself often commented on his passengers before they got in the auto and again after he had dropped them off. Regardless of the legal connotations, both Uber and Lyft have now suspended Gargac from operating as a driver.
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While some might have been surprised to see the 14-time major victor at the top of the leaderboard again, Spieth was not. Instead of pitching out and playing for par, he went ultra-aggressive and took a massive hack with a pitching wedge.
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Ce transfert sans entraves est le fruit d'un accord de capitulation des rebelles acculés avec le commandement militaire russe. La Grande-Bretagne, l'Allemagne et le Canada , partenaires de cette opération humanitaire se sont engagés à les accueillir.
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Nicholas Castellanos followed with a one-out grounder to third, and Goodrum was retired in a rundown between third and home. That was part of a rebuilding effort in which the Tigers would later trade Justin Verlander, Justin Upton and Ian Kinsler.