Hamilton's F1 title bid might prove harder without Rosberg

PARIS (AP) Lewis Hamilton's bid to regain his Formula One title might actually prove harder without Nico Rosberg around. Rosberg retired days after becoming the 2016 world champion and finally getting the better of Hamilton, ending their acrimonious rivalry at Mercedes just as he got the upper hand. With Rosberg gone, a key factor this season - starting Sunday with the Australian...
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March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Valterri Bottas has become a prospective replacement for Nico Rosberg

Only five days after winning the 2016 Driver Championship, Nico Rosberg has effectively retired from Formula 1 racing. The news has brought about many questions and assumptions regarding team Mercedes’ future, and it is still very unlikely that fans will know who will be replacing the German driver for weeks to come. However, there has been speculation that the Executive Director...
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

F1: New World Champion Rosberg announces shock retirement

Newly crowned Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg has announced his shock retirement from the sport. Just five days after he claimed the title in the season’s final race Abu Dhabi the German released a statement on his Facebook page, featured in full below, siteng family reason for the decision. The 31-year-old, who narrowly beat team mate Lewis Hamilton to the Championship by...
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

VIENNA (AP) Formula One champion Nico Rosberg is retiring. The German driver says he made the decision Monday evening, a day after claiming his first title by finishing second at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix behind Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Mercedes says on its website that Rosberg ''will stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect.'' Rosberg won 23 races...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Rosberg returns to Mexico, where his good run started

Nico Rosberg is back where his Formula One championship chase run effectively began, knowing he is well on his way to his first career title if he gets another win in Mexico. The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is where Rosberg rebounded from a devastating loss in Texas in 2015 to start a run of seven consecutive wins into the start of 2016. His early run of dominance and a season...
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October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Nico Rosberg aims to win his first United States Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg will go into the United States Grand Prix with a much better standing than last year. It was on this track where Rosberg had the lead up until the last few laps when he lost control giving Lewis Hamilton the win. Not only that, but with three Grand Prix still to be raced last year, Hamilton had secured enough points to crown himself the 2015 Driver Champion. However...
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Rosberg off to fast start in Germany, looks to take back points lead

Nico Rosberg looks ready to snatch back the Formula One lead from Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.If Friday's two practice runs are anything to go by, Rosberg appears faster than Hamilton heading into the German Grand Prix weekend.Rosberg was more than three-tenths of a second faster than his Mercedes teammate in both sessions. Rosberg won the last Formula One race on the Hockenheim...
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July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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