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Boullier: too early for team orders

Lotus boss Eric Boullier says he would not impose team orders so early in a Formula 1 season, following the controversy over Red Bull's 'multi 21' team spat in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel battled past Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber at Sepang despite the squad requesting that they hold position to the finish. Boullier said he had experience of drivers disobeying team orders, but feels they are not required until the championship is finely poised anyway. "It happens because of the adrenaline and excitement of winning a race, but I think in Formula 1 it should not happen," he said. "Firstly, we should not have team orders so early in the season; not while the...
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