Fear of team orders in Formula 1 is immature

Fear of team orders in Formula 1 is immature

The Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg intra-team fight at Mercedes means the spectre of team orders lingers over their title battle, but such an attitude is childish - and typical of an immature Formula 1

No phrase terrifies Formula 1 teams as much as 'team orders'. But it should not.

Team orders are legal and there are circumstances when their use is perfectly acceptable. The reaction to the mere suggestion that Mercedes may need to use them to keep Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg under control has proved F1 has yet to grow up and stop being so scared of it.

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