As teams fieldThe field is a reference to the full grid of cars, from pole to the backmarkers. Consider it in the... There's more... two cars, it is crucial that the cars both finish the race and maximise pointsFormula 1 runs two competitions over the course of the season, the Constructor's title and the Driver's title. Points are... There's more... for the team. At times this can be conflicted by an individual driver’s world title pursuit.
The strategist may issue team ordersTeam orders is a scenario whereby the team's principal and or strategist will decide what is best for the team... There's more..., or alternatively, they may decide that the drivers are free to race. In the latter scenario, the drivers are free to ‘get their elbows out’ and race to see who comes out in front. This can be a high-risk strategy as, if the cars come together, one or both may be knocked out of the points altogether.