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No Mercedes orders despite Canada problems

Mercedes is not imposing team orders, even though the dominant team's winning streak ended in Canada. At the wheel of the W05, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were just as dominant at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, but they both struck technical trouble in the race. Many are wondering if the problems would have happened if the pair were operating under team orders, as per Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard at McLaren in 1998. "It hurt at the time," said Coulthard, recalling the Melbourne season opener where Hakkinen won due to a pre-race agreement amid questionable reliability, "but it guaranteed the team a one-two." Coulthard, now a commentator for British television...
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