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FORMULA 1 DEBUT: Manor Racing driver Esteban Ocon walks prior to the second practice session at the Belgian F1 Grand Prix circuit in Spa-Francorchamps. Image: AP / Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Toto Wolff has admitted he asked for Esteban Ocon to let Lewis Hamilton past in Monaco.

Wolff is the team boss at Mercedes, and Ocon is a Mercedes junior driver.

'I'm a Mercedes driver'

The Frenchman currently drives for Mercedes-powered Force India, and after Monaco he seemed to hint that 'team orders' were in play when Hamilton sped past during the race.

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"I'm a Mercedes driver. You should ask the boss, Ocon said".

Wolff was asked by a reporter for La Derniere Heure if he gave the order for Ocon to let Hamilton through, and responded: "Yes."

Asked why, the Austrian added: "It is how it is."

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