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Wolff: Team orders masked reliability problems

Toto Wolff says the team orders row in the Hungarian Grand Prix has masked major reliability problems at Mercedes. While headlines have been made by Lewis Hamilton ignoring Mercedes' request to let team-mate Nico Rosberg by, Wolff has revealed that Rosberg was only behind Hamilton in the first place due to a brake-by-wire failure which lost him positions earlier in the race. Speaking to the official Mercedes website, Wolff said the team needs to focus on providing two reliable cars and then the drivers will be free to fight it out. “At the start of the season, Paddy and I agreed a clear policy with the drivers that they are free to race for the win – as long as they are fighting for...
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