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Mercedes supports teammates to race each other

April 10, 2014 .- Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been told the 'rules' for their future wheel-to-wheel battles. The Mercedes pair thrilled the F1 world last Sunday with their duel for victory in Bahrain, despite bosses urging them to "bring both cars home". It was rumoured that the team denied the drivers ignored team orders for appearance only, and would quietly curb that sort of behaviour behind the scenes ahead of future races. The fight in Bahrain was also timely for F1's 'show', in the wake of hefty criticism of the controversial new rules. "I am so happy the race was so well received by the fans," said German Rosberg, "because the welfare of the sport...
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