News Details

Merc issue clarity over team orders

Mercedes have been forced to make a tweak to their team orders rule following the Hungarian Grand Prix debacle. Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton both left Budapest unhappy after the pitwall's failure to issue clear instructions backfired and left the Merc bosses with red faces. Hamilton was running third with 20 laps still to go when he was told to let his team-mate through as they were on different strategies. The 2008 World Champion refused to slow down and allow Rosberg to pass him and instead told the team that he would only move aside if the German was on his tail. Rosberg never got close enough and ended up finishing fourth behind Hamilton. Although the Brackley squad insist their...
Full Story »
1y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Only ‘emergency’ team orders at Mercedes –...

Only ‘emergency' team orders at Mercedes – Daimler...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Zetsche: At Mercedes there are no team orders

Mercedes big boss Dieter Zetsche Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche insists...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Wolff: Reliability issues masked by team orders

– Toto Wolff reckons the team orders controversy at the Hungarian...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Poll: Should Hamilton have let Rosberg through?

Poll: Should Hamilton have let Rosberg through?Posted On 30 Jul 2014By :...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: How Mugello proved to Vinales Yamaha was the...

Yamaha-bound rider Maverick Vinales is certain he's made the right choice...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Mugello Expert Opinion: Casey Stoner

Without doubt Andrea Iannone and the Desmosedici GP had the pace to run...

Video: Part two of ‘Valentino Rossi: The Doctor...

The second episode in the ‘Valentino Rossi: The Doctor Series’...
19h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Analysis: Why struggling Honda had to redesign its...

While Honda admits the deficiencies of its new MotoGP engine, the Japanese...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Pippa Mann crashes on Carb Day

Dale Coyne Racing driver Pippa Mann crashed at Turn 4 45 minutes into the...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Tony Kanaan leads the way in final Indy 500 practice

Chip Ganassi driver Tony Kanaan set the pace in final practice for this...
10h ago from GrandPrixTimes.c...

Franchitti on Chilton crash: "He doesn't know...

Chip Ganassi Racing team advisor Dario Franchitti isn't placing blame on...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

INDY 500: 'Anybody counts us out, it's a big mistake'...

Tony Kanaan says he was not surprised by the frenetic on-track activity...
9h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Camilli buoyed by Portugal result

M-Sport driver reflects on fifth place finish
14h ago from WRC.com

Merzouga, Stage 5: Benavides wins as Rodrigues ends...

Honda's Kevin Benavides took win in the 2016 edition of Merzouga Rally at...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

The WRC gallery: Round 5: Portugal

Advertising Here is a selection of some of our favourite photographs,...
17h ago from WRC.com

Three Volkswagen Polo RX Supercars head for Lydden Hill

Volkswagen RX Sweden currently lie second in the World RX teams’...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

President reveals Arsenal offer for South American...

Udinese president Franco Soldati has stated that Arsenal have made an...

The 15 most valuable midfielders in the Prem… which...

TARSPORT count down the 15 Premier League midfielders who would command...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal fans call on Arsene Wenger to beat Liverpool...

RSENAL fans have taken to Twitter to call on Arsene Wenger to sign Mario...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

The 15 most valuable forwards in the Prem… which...

TARSPORT count down the 15 Premier League forwards who would command the...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Tech analysis: Could hollow spokes be F1's latest trick?

They believe ways have been found to lower the... Read More »
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Ferrari to be first with 2017 F1 test car

Ferrari looks set to get the jump on the F1 field... Read More »
19h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Honda monitoring Renault upgrade closely

Honda is keeping a close eye on Renault's power... Read More »
16h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.