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Mercedes has duty to F1 to allow its drivers to race

Sutton Images Enlarge Mercedes says it has a duty to allow its drivers to race freely in order to keep Formula One exciting. Mercedes has dominated the 2014 season so far, with three wins from three races, but has allowed Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to battle on track. At the Bahrain Grand Prix the two drivers provided an enthralling duel for the lead and executive director (technical) Paddy Lowe said Mercedes would not have it any other way. "Imagine if we had imposed team orders from lap two, what a terrible thing that would be for Formula One and the philosophy of Mercedes motorsport," he said. "It's something that we base ourselves on and the sport is about, but...
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