Tag Archive: Nico Rosberg

Dec 06

Mercedes will consider Alonso for vacant seat

“But he is in a contract with McLaren-Honda at the moment and we just need to weigh all the other options up.”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0033 Toto Wolff has hinted Mercedes will be willing to pursue Fernando Alonso as a replacement for newly-retired world champion Nico Rosberg, but McLaren has indicated it isn’t open to letting its star driver go.
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Dec 03

Motorsport meets Sindelfingen: The Silver Arrows World Champions say “THANK YOU!” (+photos)

Sindelfingen: “THANK YOU!” 

2016-12-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Sindelfingen (38) 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.

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Dec 03

Hamilton: It doesn’t matter who replaces Rosberg

“It’s going to be very, very strange and it will be sad not to have him in the team next year”

Hamilton: It doesn’t matter who replaces RosbergLewis Hamilton say he doesn’t care who Mercedes picks as F1 world champion Nico Rosberg’s replacement, following the shocking news of the German’s retirement from the sport with immediate effect.
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Dec 02

A dream fulfilled: Nico Rosberg ends his racing career (updated)

Nico Rosberg to stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _12016 FIA Formula One World Champion elect Nico Rosberg today announced that he will stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect.

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Dec 02

Rosberg: I’ve improved on track battles against Hamilton

“In the winter I really think about ‘well which areas do I need to work on'”

Rosberg: I’ve improved on track battles against HamiltonNico Rosberg says after the fallout from losing to Lewis Hamilton in last year’s F1 world title tussle he focused on stepping up his on-track battle skills to help boost his 2016 championship charge. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley (+photos)

After winning the title on Sunday in Abu Dhabi

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _4 Party week continues for the newly-crowned Formula One World Champion, as Nico today paid a visit to Silver Arrows HQ in Brackley (Great Britain) to celebrate with members of the team.

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Nov 30

Rosberg wants Hamilton tactic talk dropped

“That’s too hypothetical, so there’s no point in going into that”
2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (12)Nico Rosberg says he wants to move on from discussions over whether Lewis Hamilton was justified in his tactic of backing him up into rivals in his efforts to win the 2016 Formula 1 world title.

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Nov 30

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “New rules mean that racing will become even more exciting”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-11-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico RosbergTales 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (+photos)

Petronas has been the lifeblood of the team’s triple Championship success

2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (7) Petronas gave the 2016 Formula One World Champions an ecstatic reception at the company’s headquarters in Malaysia on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teams

The unmarked tyres are expected to be a variety of the dry compound options

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teamsThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him up

“I wasn’t expecting it, maybe I was a bit naïve but I didn’t expect it”

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him upNew Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg has revealed he didn’t expect Lewis Hamilton to adopt delaying tactics during a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix title finale but says he ‘can understand’ why he did. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 27

Nico Rosberg clinches 2016 F1 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 25

Hamilton jibes Rosberg over Mercedes mechanics swap

Rosberg insists the change was made to help unify Mercedes

Hamilton jibes Rosberg over Mercedes mechanics swapLewis Hamilton has joked he will ‘reveal all’ in his book to explain the reasons behind Mercedes’ decision to swap his and Nico Rosberg’s mechanics after the German declared it was to help bind the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

F1 Abu Dhabi GP: “May the best man win” – Wolff

“Both of them have been exceptional and either one would make a worthy champion”

Wolff: May the best man winToto 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.
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Nov 23

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “Hardly any laps under racing conditions and a winning car that was upside down on its roof”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-10-22_70960 Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “Hardly any laps under racing conditions and a winning car that was upside down on its roof” Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 22

Rosberg: Closer F1 showdown gets the more excited I feel

“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”

2016-10-23_72680 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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