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Massa insists he was correct to disobey team orders

Sutton Images Enlarge Felipe Massa stands by his decision to disregard team orders at the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of a meeting between the drivers and Williams engineers to discuss the fallout Massa was told to let team-mate Valtteri Bottas past towards the end of the race so that Bottas could attempt to overtake Jenson Button for sixth place. Invoking memories of the team orders issued during Massa's Ferrari career, when he was seen as the No.2 driver to Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso, the Williams pit wall told him "Valtteri is faster than you" before ordering Massa to move over. The plan was swap the drivers back if Bottas failed to pass Button, but...
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