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Williams backtracks on team orders

Deputy team principal Claire Williams has apologised for her team imposing team orders during the Malaysian Grand Prix, saying it is against the wishes of the team's fans. Towards the end of the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, Felipe Massa was repeatedly asked to let Bottas by, judging that the Finn had a better chance of catching Button who was just 2 seconds ahead of Massa. Bottas was on the more durable tyre but did not appear to be fast enough to pass his team mate on pace. Following Massa refusal to obey to the orders, the team sat down with Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas, with Bottas not wishing to come back on his decision. Claire Williams however made a U-turn on her team's...
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