Red Bull's team orders dilemma

Red Bull's team orders dilemma

The carnage of Korea has left Red Bull on the back foot in the drivers' championship - and means team orders might be essential to its title bid. Jonathan Noble investigates RBR's options

Cometh the hour, cometh the man they say. So now we have a world title fight that is going to be decided over seven days in Brazil and Abu Dhabi – and who would want to be making the decisions that Christian Horner has to sign-off right now?

His team has had the quickest car all season, yet a mixture of driver errors, poor reliability and incidents outside his control have helped ensure that it is Ferrari that has the edge heading into the final two races of the season.

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