Autosport podcast: Were Mercedes' Russian GP team orders justified?

Were the Mercedes Formula 1 team orders justified is the question posed in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast, which reviews the Russian Grand Prix

Autosport podcast: Were Mercedes' Russian GP team orders justified?

Former F1 driver Karun Chandhok joins James Roberts and Edd Straw to discuss the Mercedes strategy, and the rights and wrongs of Toto Wolff's decision to hand Valtteri Bottas's victory to Lewis Hamilton.

As well as looking at the race circumstances that forced Mercedes down that path, there is also the question of whether or not Wolff should have committed to team orders before the race.

There's also a discussion about how Mercedes has gained the upper hand over Ferrari, and a look at Max Verstappen's charge from the back of the grid to fifth.

Off-track, Daniil Kvyat's confirmation as a Toro Rosso driver for 2019 is also questioned within the context of the lack of options on Red Bull's junior ladder.

The Autosport Podcast is available to subscribe to free via iTunes and other podcast suppliers - simply search for 'Autosport'.

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