Why ‘no-brainer’ Mercedes team orders decision was right

Having started from pole, Bottas was running second and on course to win when the yet-to-stop Max Verstappen pitted, but was asked to let Hamilton past midway through the race to alleviate the world championship leader's rear-tyre blistering problems and protect him from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Despite admitting the call "doesn't feel right", team boss Wolff defended the decision to ... ... Keep reading