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Intense title fight damaging Mercedes ‘transparency' admits Wolff

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has revealed that the ‘transparency’ between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s two sides of the garage has suffered in recent weeks as the team-mate’s battle for the drivers’ title has intensified. The first signs of tension within Mercedes erupted over the course of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, after Hamilton suggested that Rosberg had deliberately made a mistake during the final part of qualifying to cost him a shot at pole, adding that the pair, who had once been karting team-mates, were no longer friends. With the two Mercedes team-mates the only realistic challengers for the drivers’ title, Wolff admitted following Rosberg’s Austrian Grand...
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