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Why Lotus Team Orders to Romain Grosjean and Kimi Raikkonen in Korea Were Right

When Romain Grosjean made a small mistake in the penultimate corner late in the Korean Grand Prix, teammate Kimi Raikkonen pounced like the opportunistic tiger he is to snatch second position from his grasp. Fair enough, you may say. Raikkonen has always been a racer and a great passer, and a leopard never changes its spots—or a tiger its stripes. But it was clear from the radio exchanges between Grosjean and his trackside operations director Alan Permane that the Frenchman felt aggrieved that he was not allowed his place back. He had been running a strong second until the late safety-car period and was still clearly the faster Lotus but for his mistake. What’s more, earlier in the season the situation had been reversed with Gr...

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