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‘Merc will wait on orders to avoid dejected Bottas'

Mercedes won't jump at issuing team orders as they don't want to 'get a down' Valtteri Bottas, says F1 journalist Lawrence Barretto Three races into this season, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are separated by eight points with the reigning World Champion yet again on top of the standings. The third placed driver isn't either Hamilton or Verstappen's team-mate, it's Lando Norris, with Bottas P4 and 29 points off the battle for the title. Although it is just three races into a 23-race season it already appears as if neither Bottas nor Sergio Perez are in the fight for the Drivers' crown. Instead they look set to play second fiddle, it is just a matter of time before their respective...
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