Mercedes defends team orders call in DTM title decider

Gotz overcame a 22-point deficit to become the 2021 DTM champion last weekend, but only after Mercedes instructed long-time race leader Lucas Auer and Philip Ellis to let the German driver come through and win the race.
Auer had been running 12 seconds clear of HRT driver Gotz and was on course for a third victory in as many weekends, but spectacularly slowed down to allow the 35-year-old to …Keep reading