By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With three months to go until the start of the new racing season, Formula 1 bosses lifted the ban on team orders at a meeting last Friday, December 10th. Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenciali welcomed the change, claiming; “Finally, we have said goodbye to this pointless hypocrisy ... For us, F1 has always been a team sport. It should be treated as such.”

A "team order" constitutes one driver being ordered to cede position to another, something Ferrari did at the German Grand Prix this year, leading to huge controversy.

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