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'I was doing my job, I'm hired to race' - Hamilton

Getty Images Enlarge Lewis Hamilton has no regrets about disobeying team orders at the Hungarian Grand Prix, saying he was only doing his job and could not afford to lose any more ground after his issues in qualifying. Hamilton was asked to let team-mate and championship rival Nico Rosberg past on lap 50 of the race as the two were on different strategies, but instead held position and eventually held Rosberg off for third place. After the race he said he was "shocked" by the order and he stands by his decision to fend off his team-mate. "It was not about questioning authority, and I don't think I was being ruthless. I was not even being bloody minded," he said....
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