News Details

Massa ignores Williams team orders in Malaysia

Sepang is fast becoming the 'team orders' capital of formula one. Last year, not only did Red Bull's infamous 'Multi 21' affair make the headlines, Nico Rosberg was also controversially ordered to stay behind his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. The same did not happen in 2014, as Hamilton easily dominated the grand prix ahead of Rosberg. The new 'team orders' storm has been triggered by a tussle over mere seventh place, after Felipe Massa was asked by Williams to move over. "Okay Felipe, Valtteri (Bottas) is faster than you, do not hold him up," the Brazilian was told by radio. The order was eerily similar to the infamous 'Fernando (Alonso) is faster than you' issued by Ferrari...
Full Story »
11mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders

Williams driver Felipe Massa is standing by his decision to ignore team...
11mo ago from SuperSport.com

Massa insists he was correct to disobey team orders

Sutton Images Enlarge Felipe Massa stands by his decision to disregard...
11mo ago from espnF1.com

Massa: I did the right thing

Felipe Massa has struck a defiant stance against his failure to heed...
11mo ago from SkySports.com

Rosberg admits team orders may be inevitable

Nico Rosberg versus Lewis Hamilton during the 2013 Malaysian GP A year...
11mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

FIM CEV Repsol Championship to reach global audience

The championship, which includes the Moto3 Junior World Championship, the...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Rivals sound off on GP15

The new Ducati GP15 turns heads up and down the Sepang pitlane during the...

Michelin: Elbow style to stay in 2016

MotoGP riders will continue dragging their elbows through corners,...
10h ago from Crash.net

Ducati can be dangerous - Rossi

Valentino Rossi has warned that Ducati's GP15 is "already very...
4h ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Teams take delivery of aero kits ahead of...

Teams aligned with either Chevrolet or Honda have taken delivery of the...
19h ago from Racer.com

Ed Jones and Carlin Racing Shine at Soggy Barber Test

Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires made the prudent decision to...
14h ago from OpenWheelWorld.n...

Testing IndyCar's aero kits with Tony Kanaan

Tony Kanaan spoke in an interview with Motorsport.com about his time...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

IndyCar vs. action motorsports – a retraction

RACER.com has removed a story that appeared yesterday (Friday 02/27)...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Rally Fans… Are We Doing Our Part?

Jason Anthony, ladies and gentlemen. This time he wants to know if you...

Hyundai Motorsport runs upgraded engine in Mexico

Hyundai Motorsport has brought its upgraded engine with a new fuel...
1d ago from Crash.net

Paddon fully focused for Rally Mexico

Hayden Paddon says he is focusing on his best performance on unfamiliar...
1d ago from Crash.net

Kiwi upbeat ahead of Mexico debut

The Kiwi completed the recce at Rally Guanajuato Mexico (5 - 8 March)...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

(Image) Kanye West Sends Brooklyn Beckham Free Pair Of...

Jammy Beckham Jr gets a free pair of kicks. Brooklyn Beckham may have...
7h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Key man ruled out of tonight's fixture! History not on...

Morning all. There's quite a number of players I dislike for their...

Top 10 European clubs with the highest average...

Football is all about its fans. The beautiful game as we know it is...
10h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Monaco warn Arsenal and Man Utd to pay £14.5m for...

GETTY Geoffrey Kondogbia scored against Arsenal at the Emirates The...
7h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Former F1 driver says Alonso took ‘600 watt hit’

Officially, a gust of wind blew Fernando Alonso... Read More »
10h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Tech Analysis: Final Barcelona test roundup

William Tyson analyses the latest technical... Read More »
1h ago from RichlandF1.com

Brundle's ultimate F1 track

Sky Sports F1 is the only place fans can watch... Read More »
4h ago from SkySports.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.