We've not discussed team order saga - Hamilton


Daimler
21 August 2014 by Ryan Wood | M
          

Lewis Hamilton says there has been no internal discussion involving himself or team-mate Nico Rosberg over the summer break with regards the Hungarian Grand Prix team orders saga.

Mercedes requested Hamilton move over for Rosberg in the closing stages of the Hungarian GP, but the Briton refused and eventually finished just ahead of his team-mate.

Mercedes' bosses Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda both admitted the call was the wrong thing to do, with both insisting they would change their approach in future and it seems they've not informed their drivers yet.

"There are no clear rules that have been set," admitted Hamilton when he was asked if he and Rosberg were clear on future matters.

"The only discussion I had was a day or two after the race, there were some things on my mind, the things that had happened with the car. I really wanted to understand how they happened, what exactly went wrong in those situations and how we're going to rectify them to make sure they don't happen again, to either myself or Nico."

The 29-year-old insisted there is no negativity within the team as a result of his decision in Hungary.

"I don't know what Nico has said but we haven't all sat down together as yet. I'm not particularly sure it needs to happen. I've come here quite clear on what is to be done and needs to be done, and I feel quite comfortable with how the team has reacted and the decision they have made," he added.

"We don't always individually make the right decision, and the team won't always make the right decision. But the best thing is we learn from our experiences and move forward. There's no tension, there's no negativity. We all move forwards together because we want to win the championship together as a team."

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