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Wolff denies Mercedes will punish Hamilton

Toto Wolff has dismissed suggestions Mercedes will sanction Lewis Hamilton for ignoring team orders in Hungary. Although it was potentially explosive, the German team closed ranks after the incident but rumours persisted that the 2008 world champion will be punished behind closed doors. "Something like that will not happen," boss Wolff is quoted by Der Spiegel. "We are all adults -- we just have to do a better job next time." Indeed, Mercedes is admitting its own culpability after repeatedly asking Hamilton to slow down to let Nico Rosberg - on a different strategy - pass him. The typically non-controversial Rosberg has quietly admitted he thinks Hamilton's defiance cost...
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