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Mercedes: The call came out of panic

Mercedes pit gantry made the wrong call? Mercedes panicked in asking Lewis Hamilton to move over for Nico Rosberg in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix and the Briton was right to ignore the request, according to Niki Lauda. The Formula One team's non-executive chairman, himself a triple world champion, refused to blame Hamilton and told reporters he would have done exactly the same in the circumstances. 'The team was under enormous stress,' he said of an incident that became a major talking point after Hamilton raced from the pitlane to third place while Rosberg started on pole and finished fourth. 'Mercedes was used to being in the lead and racing against each other. This race, with the safety...
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