F1 gossip: Hamilton, Bottas, Ricciardo, Raikkonen – BBC Sport

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Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were both unsatisfied after finishing second and third respectively in Bahrain

Monday, 17 April

Lewis Hamilton says he “does not exist to finish second” after the Mercedes driver was beaten by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Independent)

Valtteri Bottas admits it was tough being asked to move aside twice for Mercedes team-mate Hamilton during Sunday’s race. (Formula1.com)

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was not impressed by Hamilton’s decision to deliberately slow him as they pitted in Bahrain, which resulted in a five-second penalty for the Mercedes driver. (Channel 4, via Crash.net)

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen says an awful start to his race overshadowed improvements in his car, despite finishing fourth – 22 seconds behind team-mate Vettel. (Motorsport)

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