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McLaren explain why team orders were used in Baku

McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says McLaren relied on team orders in the second half of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to help fend off any eventual attack from Alpine's Esteban Ocon. Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo lined up respectively 11th and 12th on the grid in Baku. However, McLaren hedged its bets and put the pair on different strategies, a move that enabled Ricciardo to undercut Norris at the end of the day thanks to the Aussie running a long first stint on the hard compound while his teammate had started his race on the mediums. But in the early part of the race, Ricciardo suggested that his pace would allow him to overtake Norris on the track. But he was told to remain behind his...
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