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Williams to discuss 'team orders' with drivers.

March 31st, 2014(F1plus/GMM).- Felipe Massa will be told what Williams "expects" him to do when instructions are issued during subsequent grands prix. As ever in formula one, 'team orders' is not something teams even like to admit to doing. "How could we do what to Felipe?" deputy boss Claire Williams responded to a question from British television Sky after the Malaysian grand prix. At Sepang, Brazilian Massa at least twice ignored radio calls to let his teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him for seventh place. One of the calls - "Valtteri is faster than you" - was almost eerily identical to Ferrari's infamous 'Fernando (Alonso) is faster than you' of Hockenheim...
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