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Wolff: Call doesn't mean Bottas is No.2 driver

Having told Valtteri Bottas not to attack Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff insists Mercedes would have made the 'same call' had their positions been reversed. Lining up behind the Safety Car in Germany, Bottas found himself second in the queue behind Hamilton. The Brit had been handed the lead of the grand prix when Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen both pitted for fresh tyres. And while Bottas initially attacked his team-mate at the restart, a few corners later Mercedes told him to hold station. Wolff has denied the call means Bottas is Mercedes' number two. 'No, absolutely not,' he said. 'If it would have been the other way around with Valtteri in the lead and Lewis second we would have made the same...
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