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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...
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