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Hamilton goes into the 2015 F1 season as world champion

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Toto Wolff happy that Mercedes have cards to play still

Austrian tells David Tremayne in Melbourne that he's confident – as his team can keep some powder dry

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg signs autographs at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne

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Mercedes will again let their drivers indulge in open warfare this season

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