The United States Grand Prix was marred with penalties – first with the power unit penalties and then the much-controversial Max Verstappen’s penalty for exceeding track limits.
Max Verstappen did a Valentino Rossi to Kimi Raikkonen – a last ditched overtaking attempt on the last lap; only to be penalised by the FIA
Lewis Hamilton found unexpected, but much-welcome support from old adversaries Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.
Valtteri Bottas’ performance can at best be rated as 5th, of the top 6 drivers. Even if he finishes the championship in P2, it wouldn’t be a deserving finish.