Valtteri Bottas has expressed his disappointment at being spun out of the Russian Grand Prix on the final lap by Kimi Raikkonen, in a collision that got the latter a post-race penalty.

On an otherwise strong afternoon for the Williams driver, Bottas ran as high as second during the first stint, but after being leapfrogged by Sebastian Vettel through the pit-stops, he would find himself in fifth during the closing stages behind Sergio Perez and Daniel Ricciardo on alternative strategies.

With fresher rubber, Bottas had made his way past both Perez and Ricciardo coming into the final lap, but with countryman Raikkonen tailing him as the chequered flag neared, the former champion tagged the Williams at turn four after a botched overtaking attempt, spinning him into the barriers.

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Putting Bottas out of the race, though Raikkonen continued on to finish fifth with damage, he was later handed a 30secs penalty - the equivalent of a 10secs stop-go - to drop him to eighth.

Branding it as 'not a racing incident', for Bottas the penalty for Raikkonen was irrelevant since his frustration was with the fact the incident cost him a podium and valuable points in the overall standings.

"I don't think it was a racing incident. I didn't see anyone there and I was in front, quite clearly ahead and taking my line and then suddenly at the apex I felt someone hit me, so I don't really get the point to do moves like that in the last lap.

"It doesn't matter really [about the penalty]. I'm never getting those points back, so let's see what they have to say. One thing for sure I know I was not at fault, so I am happy about that, but it doesn't really help.