Nico Rosberg

Hamilton insists relationship with teammate Rosberg 'back to normal'

Hamilton RosbergLondon, Sep 21 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that his relationship with teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg is back to normal ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix.

The Mercedes duo will resume their championship fight in Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix, for which Hamilton is on pole by 0.007 seconds from Rosberg. The two collided in Belgium two races ago, for which the team blamed Rosberg.

Hamilton said that it seems to be nice and relaxed, adding that, of course, it was difficult after Spa but things look like they are back to normal, The BBC reported.

Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix, team-mate Hamilton in second place

Nico RosbergMonaco, May 26 - Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tense fight for victory in the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.

The race, according to the BBC, started off as a slow-burner, but came alive in the closing laps with Ricciardo challenging Hamilton, and a series of dramatic incidents led to constant changes for the lower points positions.

Mercedes' new trumpet exhaust for louder engine sound test fails

Nico-RosbergLondon, May 15 : Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has said that the new trumpet exhaust that his team tested on Wednesday in Barcelona, to see if they could manage louder exhaust, did not work

Mercedes had reportedly volunteered to design and test the new, louder exhaust after supporters complained that the new turbo hybrid engines are too quiet.

According to the BBC, Rosberg said that the new design did not make the exhaust much louder so they will just have to look for another solution.

Australian GP qualifying postponed until Sundays

Nico-RosbergMelbourne, March 16 : The final two stages of qualifying for the opening Formula One Grand Prix in Australia have been postponed until Sunday as rains and strong wind lashed the Albert Park Circuit here Friday.

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in the first part of qualifying, Q1, before heavy rain and fading daylight forced the stewards into postponing Q2 and Q3 till Sunday morning.

Williams' Pastor Maldonado and Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez were among the six drivers eliminated along with Marussia's Max Chilton and Jules Bianchi and Caterham's Giedo van der Garde and Charles Pic(IANS)

Mercedes driver Rosberg warns teammate Hamilton to watch his back

Nico-Rosberg-Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Mar 4 : Ace driver Lewis Hamilton has been warned to watch his back by his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. British ace Hamilton has joined Mercedes on a three-year deal worth 60 million pounds after quitting McLaren at the end of last season, the Sun reports.

The 2008 world champion has linked up with Rosberg again 13 years on from when they were first teammates during their karting days.

Rosberg not afraid of Schumacher; expects exciting F1 season

Rosberg not afraid of Schumacher; expects exciting F1 seasonStuttgart, Jan 4 : Nico Rosberg welcomes Michael Schumacher as his Mercedes GP teammate but will show no respect for the seven-time world champion on the Formula One racing tracks.

"Of course, I want to beat any teammate, that's the direct confrontation, the driver has the same equipment. A little egotism is involved here," Rosberg told Monday's edition of the Stuttgarter Nachrichten daily.

Rosberg a candidate for McLaren

Rosberg a candidate for McLaren Stuttgart - Williams driver Nico Rosberg is a candidate to drive with the McLaren-Mercedes for next year's Formula One season, Mercedes sports chief Norbert Haug said Tuesday.

"Nico is a candidate with whom we are talking," Haug said in a telephone conference.

However Haug said the team had not yet decided on whether a driver would have to leave.

Rosberg has been linked for some time with the McLaren, with Finland's Heikki Kovalainen future in the team in doubt.

Rosberg considers options for 2010 season

Rosberg considers options for 2010 season Budapest - Nico Rosberg says he his keeping his options open about which team he will be racing with in 2010.

The 24-year-old's contract with Williams runs out at the end of the season and Rosberg, who has finished in the points in the last five races culminating in a fourth place at the German Grand Prix, is certain to be a target of several teams.

"Obviously from my side, McLaren and BMW would be interesting options for next season," Rosberg said in an interview with German Press Agency dpa ahead of Sunday's Hungarian GP.

Rosberg tops final British GP practice for Williams

Rosberg tops final British GP practice for WilliamsSilverstone, Britain  - Nico Rosberg topped Kazuki Nakajimo on Saturday in a one-two result for Williams in the final practice session for the British Formula One Grand Prix.

Rosberg clocked 1 minute 18.899 seconds and Nakajimi had 1:19.102 on the 5.141-kilometres course, with Toyota driver Jarno Trulli third on 1:19.125 minutes.

World champion Lewis Hamilton placed 11th in a McLaren-Mercedes and fellow-British season leader Jenson Button, in a Brawn GP, followed as 12th.

Rosberg fastest in first practice for Turkish GP

Rosberg fastest in first practice for Turkish GPIstanbul - Williams driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first free practice session ahead of Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul.

World champion Lewis Hamilton was second fastest in a McLaren- Mercedes ahead of Toyota's Jarno Trulli and Sebastian Vettel in a Red Bull.

Overall leader Jenson Button, who has won five of the season's six races, was 11th, two places behind his Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello.

Nico Rosberg looking for new F1 team

Nico Rosberg looking for new F1 team Istanbul - Nico Rosberg is looking for a new Formula One team as the German's contract at Williams expires after the current season.

"I am looking around, my contract expires," said Rosberg on Thursday ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix.

Rosberg, 23, has been linked with McLaren-Mercedes, with Mercedes motorsport chief Norbert Haug recently naming him "an interesting driver."

Rosberg tops practice again in Malaysia

Rosberg tops practice again in MalaysiaSepang, Malaysia - Nico Rosberg was a familiar leader in the final practice session on Saturday for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.

The German Rosberg clocked 1 minute 35.940 seconds for the 5.543-kilometres lap in Sepang in a Williams. He led from Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber (1:36.048) and Brazilian Felipe Massa in a Ferrari (1:36.089).

Rosberg has topped five of the six practice sessions this season, all three last week in Australia and two of the three in Sepang. Finnish Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen was first the second Malaysian session on Friday.

Rosberg dominates first Malaysia training

Rosberg dominates first Malaysia trainingSepang, Malaysia  - Nico Rosberg lead Williams to dominate the first training for the Malaysia Grand Prix on Friday ahead of his teammate Kazuki Nakajima.

The 23-year-old German topped the timesheets at the 5.54-kilometre racetrack with 1:36.260 minutes, repeating his training dominance from last week's sessions ahead of the Melbourne race.

Melbourne winner Brawn GP's Jenson Button came in third at 1:36.305, his Brazilian team mate Rubens Barichello fourth, followed by Felipe Massa of Brazil and Finland's Kimi Raikkonen, both in Ferrari.

Rosberg calls for minimum weight for drivers

Rosberg calls for minimum weight for driversStuttgart  - German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has called for a minimum weight for Grand Prix drivers.

In an report by Der Spiegel news magazine made available ahead of Monday's publication, the Williams driver said that if a pilot did not weigh enough, weights should be placed in the car.

Several drivers are said to have lost a considerable amount of weight since last season to compensate for the heavier weight of their cars which has been brought about by new regulations.

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