Don't slam Mercedes if it all goes wrong

Don't slam Mercedes if it all goes wrong

Mercedes' anti-team orders stance is saving the 2014 Formula 1 season - so don't criticise the team if tensions do spill over, says JONATHAN NOBLE

It's not a question of if, but when. We know it, Mercedes chiefs know it and Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg know it.

At some point this season, with the team so clearly allowing both its men free reign to fight as hard as they want for the win, there's going to be trouble.

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