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Mercedes' drivers and engineers plotted against Wolff!

©Mercedes Phillip van Osten 18/03/2019 at 07:51 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says a team order instructing both Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton not to go for fastest lap was promptly ignored in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. Race winner Bottas topped off his commanding performance in Melbourne with the extra point bonus, secured on the penultimate lap of the race. But during the team's morning briefing, Wolff had made clear that he did not want a possible top-3 finish to potentially be jeopardized by a one-lap flyer. That order obviously fell on deaf ears! Bottas explains impromptu 'F*** you' radio comment "Today in the morning meeting when we talked about strategy, I forbade them to...
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