“I think it’s not a big secret that both myself and Kimi [Raikkonen] have a contract for next year, so it should be clear”
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All the glamour of motorsport at the Mercedes-Benz works in Sindelfingen: Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg and his Silver Arrows Formula One Team express their gratitude for the support they received en route to the World Championship hat-trick.
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season
Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “New rules mean that racing will become even more exciting”. The 2016 Formula 1 World Championship has been decided: Nico Rosberg secured the world title for the first time in his career in a thrilling finale in Abu Dhabi. Meanwhile, the next round of DTM testing for 2017 is just getting under way.
The unmarked tyres are expected to be a variety of the dry compound options
The future of Formula 1 became clearer with the start of the 2017 Abu Dhabi tyre test including Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, with Lewis Hamilton making a surprise return to action just two days after missing out on the world title.
Nico Rosberg is the 2016 Formula 1 World Champion after keeping his nerve to finish second in a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix behind Lewis Hamilton
The German came into the race needing just a top three finish to ensure himself of a maiden world title but went one better with a run to second place in what was still a ballsy performance by the new champion.
The 2008, 2014 and 2015 champion will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from his 12th pole position of the season
Toto Wolff says with the F1 world championship going down to the final round it is proof how closely matched Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been 2016 and is determined for Mercedes to give both drivers a flawless race weekend to ensure a fair and fierce battle.
“Obviously, the result in Brazil wasn’t the one I was going for. But Lewis did a great job and second place wasn’t a disaster in the end”
Nico Rosberg says the closer his F1 world championship decider against Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton gets the more pumped-up he feels and wants to seal a maiden crown in style with victory in Abu Dhabi rather than rely on the minimum top three finish.