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Lauda: Hamilton was right to defy team

Niki Lauda says he believes Lewis Hamilton was right to ignore team orders during the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton was told to move over to allow Rosberg through as his team-mate was on a different strategy. However, with both drivers fighting for the world championship and ultimately battling each other until the end of the race, Lauda said he understood Hamilton's decision to defy the team and stay ahead. “I have to defend the team,” Lauda said. “The team was under enormous stress today because the race was a very difficult one, there is no question. Mercedes has been used to being in the lead and racing against each other. This race, with the safety car at the beginning and the...
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