Mercedes F1 Sochi swap team order ‘broke my heart’ – Wolff

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says imposing team orders on Valtteri Bottas in Sochi “broke my heart”.
Mercedes Formula 1 team principal Toto Wolff says ordering Valtteri Bottas to give up victory at the Russian Grand Prix to help Lewis Hamilton’s title bid left him heartbroken.
With the 2018 drivers’ title fight entering its closing stages Mercedes took the decision to swap its drivers in Sochi in order to provide Hamilton with a 50-point buffer over nearest rival Sebastian Vettel.
“We had to execute this awful team order,” Toto Wolff said in Mercedes’ end-of-season review.

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