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Mercedes: Team orders would be 'terrible'

Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes has a duty to Formula 1 to allow its drivers to race, according to executive director (technical) Paddy Lowe. Mercedes has dominated the 2014 season with three pole positions and three victories from Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, but the duo were allowed to battle for the win in Bahrain, in which Hamilton prevailed. Lowe insists that it would be 'terrible' if Mercedes had imposed team orders. "Imagine if we had imposed team orders from lap two, what a terrible thing that would be for Formula 1 and the philosophy of Mercedes motorsport," he said. "It's something that we base ourselves on and the sport is about, but it's also about the...
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