The F1 team-mates verging on civil war

The F1 team-mates verging on civil war

After three Formula 1 seasons shaped by intra-team hostility at a dominant outfit, it's teams elsewhere on the grid that are trying to keep a lid on some feisty match-ups

'Whatever you do, don't drive into your team-mate' is one of Formula 1's abiding principles, something akin to a commandment of grand prix racing. Race as hard as you want or need, but don't let your personal ambition jeopardise the team.

This became an epitaph for the battles for the Formula 1 world championships that defined the past three seasons, as Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fought tooth and nail for their sport's ultimate prize.

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