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Mercedes hint at team orders rethink

Title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could be ordered to tone down their on-track rivalry if the other teams become more competitive, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has hinted. So far this season Mercedes have allowed the pair to race each other when given the opportunity, with their battle for first place in Bahrain earlier this month likely to be remembered for the foreseeable future. As a result, Mercedes have been lavished with praise for not limiting their drivers with team orders. Wolff, though, has revealed that the freedom Hamilton and Rosberg are allowed on track would be restricted if the rest of the field are able to compete with them on a regular basis. "Bahrain was...
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