Mercedes won't take action against Lewis Hamilton over controversial end to the season

Mercedes won't take action against Lewis Hamilton over controversial end to the season

Mercedes will not take action against Lewis Hamilton after the controversial end to the Formula One season.

Hamilton ignored team orders during the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he looked to snatch the title from team-mate Nico Rosberg.

But team boss Toto Wolff has said no action will be taken as he now switches his attention to who will replace the now-retired Rosberg.

"In the heat of the moment, sometimes when you make decisions, you get them wrong," Wolff told Sky Sports.

"In our mind, the way we think, this race was giving us the same number of points as other races and we try to win that one - not considering that there was much more at stake for the drivers.

"How the race panned out, we should have communicated differently and in hindsight let them race in the way they deemed to be appropriate."

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