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Mercedes defend Hamilton over team orders call 30th July 2014, 13:40

Mercedes say they are satisfied with Lewis Hamilton’s driving in the Hungarian Grand Prix despite him refusing an instruction to let his team mate past.

How Mercedes ended up in a team orders crisis 29th July 2014, 12:44

Mercedes’ unsuccessful attempt to impose team orders on its championship-contending drivers came about because they hedged their bets on race strategy.

Rosberg: Safety Car deployment was “wrong” 28th July 2014, 9:07

Nico Rosberg questioned the manner in which the Safety Car was used during the Hungarian Grand Prix, saying he was “very disappointed” on the consequences it had for his race.

Neither Mercedes driver would have won – Lowe 27th July 2014, 18:29

Neither Mercedes driver was in a position to win the Hungarian Grand Prix due to the interference of the Safety Car on their strategies, according to Paddy Lowe.

Should Mercedes have used team orders on Hamilton?

Should Mercedes have ordered Lewis Hamilton to let Nico Rosberg pass him during the Hungarian Grand Prix?

“Podium tastes like a victory” – Alonso

Fernando Alonso said his second podium finish of the year felt like a victory despite losing the lead of the race in the final laps.

Hulkenberg apologises for Perez collision

Nico Hulkenberg apologised to Force India after colliding with his team mate during the Hungarian Grand Prix and retiring from the race.

Second win “feels as good as the first” – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo said he took just as much satisfaction from his second career win at the Hungaroring as he did his breakthrough victory in Canada earlier this year.

Raikkonen frustrated after qualifying gamble backfires 26th July 2014, 16:59

A frustrated Kimi Raikkonen says he is ‘very disappointed’ to have been eliminated from the first session of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Mercedes ‘gutted to have let Lewis down’ – Lowe

Paddy Lowe says that his Mercedes team are ‘gutted’ after Lewis Hamilton was struck by a mechanical failure in qualifying for the second consecutive weekend.