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Jenson Button was among the drivers who yesterday called for clarification of the rules regarding team orders, as the FIA president Jean Todt was forced to admit that there had simply not been sufficient evidence to punish Ferrari further after they instructed Fernando Alonso to overtake team-mate Felipe Massa to win the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim in July.

Ferrari escape further punishment

The FIA decided today not to impose any further sanction on Ferrari for breaking rules on team orders at the German Grand Prix, the head of Italy's motorsports federation said.

Jordan calls for further Ferrari punishment

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Team orders verdict may cost Alonso title hope

The Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso's hopes of winning a third Formula One title could be wiped out in a disciplinary hearing today into how the team broke the rules at the German Grand Prix.

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Ferrari appear before Formula One's governing body in Paris tomorrow for a hearing that could impose further sanctions for the use of banned 'team orders' at the German Grand Prix in July.

Dodgy F1 tactics may trigger shareholder lawsuits

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James Lawton: Why Morgan's reprieve has swept arguments against technology into the dustbin

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'Faultless' Vettel dominates while McLaren face difficult weekend

Ferrari's difficult week got a little better yesterday in practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix but it was Red Bull who most enjoyed proceedings.

Felipe Massa: 'If I'm in the same position this weekend I will win'

Tomorrow Felipe Massa races at Hungaroring, scene of last year's horrific accident, but first, the Brazilian tells David Tremayne, he must confront Ferrari's 'team orders' controversy

Massa: 'The time I say I'm a No 2 driver, I will not race anymore'

Felipe Massa denied yesterday that he was Ferrari's No 2 driver and said he was out to win in Hungary this weekend. The Brazilian was at the centre of a row over "team orders" at last Sunday's German Grand Prix when he moved over to let team-mate Fernando Alonso win after receiving a radio message while leading the race.

Massa not prepared to be No 2 at Ferrari

Felipe Massa has said he will walk away from Formula One the day he becomes a number two driver.

Button and Hamilton hit out at 'team orders' as fall-out from Ferrari controversy rages on

jenson button has joined the growing chorus of criticism regarding team orders that may yet result in severe sanctions being taken against Ferrari.

Button critical of Ferrari team orders

Jenson Button has joined the growing chorus of criticism regarding team orders that may yet result in severe sanctions being taken against Ferrari.

Ferrari could face further action following 'team-orders'

Ferrari and Fernando Alonso are back as Formula One title contenders despite leaving Germany with a $100,000 fine and the threat of further punishment hanging over them.

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