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Rosberg punished by Mercedes, drivers still free to race

Getty Images Enlarge Nico Rosberg has taken the blame and been punished for his clash with Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian Grand Prix, following a meeting at Mercedes headquarters. Team bosses Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe met with the drivers in the boardroom at Mercedes' Brackley base to discuss the event. According to a team statement, Rosberg "acknowledged his responsibility for the contact … and apologised for this error of judgement". The statement added that "suitable disciplinary measures have been taken for the incident", although details were not given. However, Mercedes also took the opportunity to state its commitment to open racing between its drivers, with...
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