Nico Rosberg first time was his last time
Nico Rosberg quits formula 1 racing career just five days after winning the 2016 formula 1 championship in Abu Dhabi in perhaps the toughest tittle fight with his childhood team mate and rival Lewis Hamilton.
The formula 1 career end decision of Nico Rosberg came to all of us racing fans all over the world as a complette surprise. Now it´s clear we will be missing him in 2017.
Trying to analize the situation, i have to put few pieces together to get a matching idea about what is actually going on behind the scene because this is absolutey going to be a tough time for Mercedes to find a good replacement but in the main time here is what Lewis Hamilton had to say about Nico Rosberg decision to quit and until Rosberg’s shock announcement.
This is the first time he’s won [a title] in 18 years, hence why it was not a surprise that he decided to stop. He’s also got a family to focus on, and wants more children, and Formula 1 takes so much of your time. Will I miss the rivalry? Of course. It’s going to be very, very strange and it will be sad not to have him in the team next year,” added Hamilton. “The sport will miss him and I wish him all the best. Of course it is a shame that he won’t allow me to take it [the title] back or fight to take it back but that is his choice and I respect his decision: go out on top while you can.
As we recall, it had been Lewis Hamilton long term future at Mercedes formula 1 racing team under the media spottlight in the five days after the world championship tittle fight in Abu Dhabi.
This what Nico Rosberg said about his own decision resign as a formula 1 racing driver.
Since 25 years in racing, it has been my dream, my ‘one thing’ to become Formula One World Champion, Through the hard work, the pain, the sacrifices, this has been my target. And now I’ve made it. I have climbed my mountain, I am on the peak, so this feels right. My strongest emotion right now is deep gratitude to everybody who supported me to make that dream happen.