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Williams apologises for team orders

Claire Williams has apologised for her team's attempt to impose team orders in Malaysia by telling Felipe Massa to allow teammate Valtteri Bottas to pass.Running seventh and eighth, and in pursuit of Jenson Button, the lead Brazilian was advised to allow his teammate by, his crew telling him that the Finn was quicker. Even as the words were uttered, fans around the world groaned in sympathy, recalling the Massa receiving the same call when leading Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso during the 2010 German Grand Prix. Indeed, the wording of the command 'he is quicker than you' was almost verbatim.Despite continued 'demands' from the pit wall, and pleas from Bottas, the Brazilian didn't slow...
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