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Wolff and Lauda disagree over Mercedes team orders

Toto Wolff with Niki Lauda A big debate is raging inside the Mercedes cap over team orders or lack thereof. The dominant German team declared proudly after the Bahrain Grand Prix that letting Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg go wheel-to-wheel in a thrilling battle was the right decision for the sport. But on Thursday, boss Toto Wolff has been quoted as saying team orders might soon have to come into play. The Austrian told the BBC that Bahrain was 'a very particular situation', due to Mercedes' dominance. But 'The narrower the margin gets, the more you have to look out,' said Wolff. 'Our rule is that the competition is enemy number one, not your teammate, so there might be situations in the...
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