Coulthard on team orders

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In 1997 the Formula 1® World Championship came down to the last race of the season at the European Grand Prix in Jerez.

Whilst the story of Michael Schumacher vs Jacques Villeneuve was coming to a head, there was an equally gripping sub-plot developing at McLaren.

Despite comfortably leading his team mate, David Coulthard was contacted over the team radio to let Mika Häkkinen past under team orders. An instruction Coulthard could not believe he was hearing.

Hear first-hand from 13 time Grand Prix winner, David Coulthard what he decided to do and his thinking behind one of the most important decisions of his career.

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