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Mercedes to rethink team orders after Hamilton defiance

Mercedes has moved to put the intensifying battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg behind closed doors. "Corporate answer," boss Toto Wolff smiled late on Sunday, when the extent of the potential controversy triggered by the Hungarian grand prix became clear. In the race, after technical failures blighted his last two qualifying outings as he chases down teammate and enemy Rosberg's points lead, Briton Hamilton was asked repeatedly to let the sister silver car past. Predictably, team chairman Niki Lauda dismissed as "bullsh*t" any conspiracy theory about Mercedes wanting its German driver to prevail in 2014 over a Briton. Indeed, the much more sensible reasoning...
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