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No regret disobeying orders - Massa

Felipe Massa said he had no regrets about ignoring team orders to let Williams team-mate Valtteri Bottas past during the Malaysian Grand Prix. Williams ordered Massa to allow the Finn to overtake him in the closing stages for Bottas to try to pass Jenson Button's McLaren for sixth place. 'I was just fighting to the end,' Massa said. 'I was very close to Button. 'I didn't want to lose the opportunity to gain more positions. I will fight for my career in the way I want to.' Team orders are a sensitive subject for Massa, who was several times in his four years as Fernando Alonso's team-mate at Ferrari asked to support the Spaniard's title efforts. The most famous incident came in the German...
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