Fernando Alonso has said that Lewis Hamilton has always had certain weaknesses, which we did not see while he was sitting in a dominant car. He also said about the Briton that he is obviously getting old, as he has a short memory. Alonso finished on the podium in both races this year, while Hamilton has gone more than 480 days without a win, the longest streak of his career. Asked by journalists about Hamilton, Alonso replied that his former teammate has weaknesses that are visible now that he does not have the best racing car. "When he's driving a normal race car, you can see he has weaknesses," Alonso, 41, said. "Before, he drove far ahead of everyone or together with his teammate. But look, he holds the record for the most pole positions won, and this year he was beaten both times in qualifying
1 Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg is not allowed to enter the Formula 2016 paddock this year. to the paddock, where he would be in touch with team members and other journalists. Rosberg has not been vaccinated against the virus, which is one of the conditions imposed by Formula 1. he doesn't need it at the moment, "explained the German spokesman.
Nico Rosberg, the 1 Formula One world champion, has revealed that he turned down a € 2016 million tough contract to race ahead as he wanted to say goodbye as a world champion. However, after tense internal matches in the Mercedes team in the 85 season, the German defeated his teammate Lewis Hamilton, and then shocked with the announcement that he would hang the racing suit on a peg at the end of the season. “I did my best, all the way to the last turn,” the German, of Finnish roots, described winning the title. "It couldn't be more tense, and winning against Lewis in the same race car after decades of our races was the perfect moment. I wanted to avoid saying goodbye to Formula 2016 as a former champion, or as someone who is no longer wanted. I have a contract worth 1 million, which I rejected. "
This weekend marks the start of the Formula 1 2021 season and it is understandable that after the winter tests in Bahrain we also have a lot of analysis and predictions about who could surprise this time and even more who are the candidates to win the title. Will everything be the same or will we finally get a replacement at the top? Nico Rosberg, a former Formula 1 racer and world champion of the 2016 season, has revealed to his Italian counterparts from Gazzetta dello Sport that he sees four potential candidates who could be crowned world champions this year. "So the season is starting in which there are four potential championship winners for me, which is very interesting." The German therefore sees four potential winners in the fight for the title. In an interview with the said newspaper, he revealed that these are Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and
Nico Rosberg admits that he is probably not as talented as his former teammate Lewis Hamilton, whom he believes can win as many as nine world titles. The aforementioned racers shared a garage at Mercedes between 2013 and 2016. During this time, the Briton became a two-time world champion and the German once right in the 2016 season after which he then retired. However, he remains the only racer to beat Hamilton in the turbo-hybrid era of Formula 1. The Briton will be jumping for his seventh title this season, which would put him on the same scale as Michael Schumacher. According to Rosberg, however, the Briton can even turn to number nine. He advises young racers not to set a goal to set records. "When setting goals, p
After the majority of the public is of the opinion that the penalty for Sebastian Vettl in yesterday’s race is unjustified, former world champion Nico Rosberg has a completely different opinion. The German is convinced that the punishment was completely justified. According to him, Vettel had a chance not to obstruct Lewis Hamilton when he returned to the track. He shared his view of the situation on his YouTube channel. "Vettel was screaming on the radio 'I had dirt on my tires and was out of control of the car, but where could I retreat? I couldn't see Lewis.' "But Lewis was there and the rules say if you drive off the track you have to get back on it safely. I think Sebastian could leave a little more room, especially after Lewis has already started to brake. He could easily leave something else. pr
World champion of the 2016 season, Nico Rosberg believes that the mistake of Charles Leclerc in the qualifications for the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan is the fault of the Ferrari team, which sent both of its racers to the track in the second part of the qualifications on medium hard tires. Leclerc swung into the favorites for the best starting position in Baku with quick times in free practice, and in the first part of the qualifiers, but in the middle of the second part, Monačan made a mistake in the eighth turn and collided with protective tires. He took the blame on himself, but Rosberg believes it was a team mistake. “They wasted a nice opportunity in the Qualifiers again,” the German said on his youtube channel. "It's amazing how they manage to do that every time. Leclerc was definitely on his way to the best starting position. He was fast all weekend.
Nico Rosberg thinks the dominance of the Mercedes team may be coming to an end this season and says he’s really looking forward to it. The German defeated his teammate at Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, in the 2016 season and then retired as the current world champion. “This year, it’s all starting from scratch because of the rule changes,” Rosberg said. This year, new aerodynamic rules came into force, which should make it easier to overtake and drive in the wind, and with them, according to the German, all the advantage of the German team could disappear. "Mercedes may no longer be the dominant force. I'm really looking forward to it," he said, adding that Red Bull, which will be racing with Honda's powertrains for the first time this season, could also be at the top. Ferrari will definitely be in the fight for the top places this year, as will their federations
Nico Rosberg believes Valtteri Bottas is a much better racer than he showed last season. Sam expects the Finn to be much more competitive this season. Rosberg managed to beat Lewis Hamilton in the fight for the world title in the 2016 season, and just a few weeks later he announced his sporting retirement. His place was taken by Valtteri Bottas, who managed to win three races in his first season at Mercedes. This was followed by a much worse season in 2018, in which he was left without a victory. The expert commentator of the English television Sky emphasized that the introductory part of the season will be crucial for the Finnish racer. "Valtteri is a much better racer than he showed last season. With the start of the new season, he will be able to prove his qualities again and cause problems for Hamilton as well." "That is
Nico Rosberg believes that Formula 1 will be forced to follow Formula E in the future and focus on all-electric propulsion. As the world champion of the 2016 season said, sport will have no other choice. Formula E is currently the leading single-seater competition that, following the example of the automotive industry, aims to achieve universal use of electric cars worldwide. The former Williams and Mercedes racer told the British BBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos that Formula 1 will soon be forced into change. "If electric vehicles are sold all over the world, vehicles in an environmentally friendly way are driven, it's clear that Formula 1 can't use petrol engines. That doesn't make sense." "I believe that at some point there will be changes. Two years ago, everyone was still very skeptical about
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