Gary Anderson's verdict on Mercedes clash
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Gary Anderson's verdict on Mercedes clash

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It was only a matter of time before Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cames to blows again but, if nothing else, their Spanish Grand Prix clash brought out the best in Mercedes' management abilities, says GARY ANDERSON

It was always going to happen. Given how closely matched Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are up front, it was only a matter of time before there was a repeat of the Spa 2014 collision that cost Mercedes a victory. And it finally did happen in last Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

I agree with Niki Lauda that Hamilton was at fault. There have been a few occasions where the world champion has been a bit brutal with Rosberg, who on this occasion held his own.

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