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Bottas frustrated after Massa defies orders

Team orders triggered another Malaysian Grand Prix controversy on Sunday, with Brazilian Felipe Massa defiant after refusing to obey an instruction to let Williams teammate Valtteri Bottas overtake. Massa, no stranger to unwelcome radio messages at his previous team, Ferrari, finished the second race of the Formula One season in seventh place and just ahead of his frustrated Finnish teammate. McLaren's Jenson Button was sixth, managing to hold off the Williams pair despite struggling for straight line pace. Williams Chief Operations Engineer Rod Nelson said the team felt Bottas had fresher tyres than Button and would have been able to challenge the Briton better than Massa, whose rising...
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