Hamilton predicted he would have finished third had Raikkonen started.
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Mercedes are giving a false impression of dominance in this season's Formula One championship.Lewis Hamilton leads by 34 points from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.Mercedes are 118 points clear of Ferrari and close to sealing a fourth straight constructors' championship.Hamilton is odds-on for a third F1 title in four years with Mercedes, and fourth overall.Yet the mood after Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix was almost despondent, despite Hamilton finishing in second place and Vettel fourth.Vettel was lapping nearly one second faster than Hamilton and overtook Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, even though Bottas started fifth.Raikkonen was perfectly placed to help him, sitting ahead of both Mercedes cars on the grid. But Vettel caused a crash that took out both Ferraris, and two other cars, and handed the initiative to Hamilton.Hamilton predicted he would have finished third, had Raikkonen started.
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