No real comfort for 'gentleman' Val

Lewis Hamilton was quick to praise team mate Valtteri Bottas for his sportsmanship after the Finn complied with team orders on Sunday and handed the lead of the Russian Grand Prix to his championship fighting team mate.

Any consolation was vain however for Bottas who had outpaced Hamilton fair and square and looked on course to collect his first win of the season with ten laps to go.

The Brit owes one to Val, big timeโ€ฆ