Valtteri Bottas has been hit with a 10-second time penalty for his collision with Daniel Ricciardo in the closing stages of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

While trying to defend fourth place at Turn 1, Bottas ran deep into the path of Red Bull driver Ricciardo, who was trying to pass around the outside of the corner, with the two drivers making contact.

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Ricciardo was able to recover and still pass Bottas on-track to take P4, with the Mercedes team having told the Finn to give up the position despite his protests.

The stewards confirmed they would be investigating the incident after the race before confirming Bottas had received a 10-second time penalty for causing the collision.

"Bottas had a damaged front wing from an earlier incident," reads the stewards' decision. "As the two cars approached Turn 1, Ricciardo was on the outside of the the turn and gave plenty of room.

"With the compromised line and less downforce from the front wing Bottas locked up, and collided with Riciardo forcing Riciardo off the track and causing damage. Both cars continued.

"The Stewards ordered a 10-second penalty, which will be applied to the final result, along with two penalty points."

Bottas crossed the line fifth, 23 seconds clear of Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly, meaning he does not lose any positions as a result of the time penalty. His FIA super license was clean before this incident, meaning he has two penalty points for the 12-month period.