Frontpage   |   Twitter   |   Photos   |   Game   |   Standings Thursday 20 September 2018
 
Wednesday 15 November at 06:35
Rosberg open to fixing Hamilton friendship
Font size:
Wednesday 15 November at 06:35 : Nov.15 (GMM) Outgoing world champion Nico Rosberg says he is open to rekindling his old friendship with Lewis Hamilton.

As teammates at Mercedes until last year, the pair shared a particularly acrimonious relationship, even though they had been childhood best friends.

"Hamilton and Bottas are not friends," F1 legend Niki Lauda told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"But there is no hate, as there was between Lewis and Nico. It was bad for the team but not for them, because it pushed them to go faster," the Mercedes team chairman added.

Now, with Rosberg at the end of his first year of retirement, the German said he would be happy to be friends with Hamilton again.

"We were very good friends in the past, but it can happen again in the future," he told the German broadcaster ZDF.

"We're not rivals anymore, I'm completely out of it, so I don't see why we could not get along well after some time," Rosberg added.

However, Rosberg admits that he hasn't even had a phone call with Hamilton in 2017, even though they are apartment neighbours in Monaco.

"We're not at that point yet," the 32-year-old admitted.

But that doesn't mean he doesn't hail the new quadruple world champion Hamilton's driving in 2017, and accept his unique personality and controversial lifestyle choices.

"He does it his way and I have a lot of respect for that, it's a great quality," Rosberg said.

"Lots of people don't like what he does and how he is, which is a matter of opinion, but I think it's cool that he goes his own way."
RELATED NEWS ITEMS
10-07 Ferrari engine better than Mercedes - Rosberg
02-05 Rosberg says 2019 car changes 'important'
19-02 Rosberg criticises Pirelli approach
16-02 Rosberg tips Hamilton to win again
08-02 Rosberg still not thinking of F1 comeback
21-12 Rosberg yet to extend Mercedes ambassador role
20-12 Rosberg replacing Lauda as German F1 pundit
 
NEXT RACE 26 March 2017
Grand Prix of Australia (5,303 m)
Melbourne, Albert Park Circuit
Last Winner: Nico Rosberg
TV schedule
Friday - practice 1
12:30 - 14:00

Friday - practice 2
16:30 - 18:00

Saturday - practice 3
14:00 - 15:00

Saturday - qualification
17:00 - 18:00

Sunday - race
16:00

Friday - practice 1

Friday - practice 2

Saturday - practice 3

Saturday - qualification

Sunday - race

STANDINGS 2016
Driver championship
1.Vettel171
2.Hamilton163
3.Raikkonen116
Constructors championship
1.Ferrari287
2.Mercedes267
3.Red Bull199
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
www.ReserveDeler24.CO.NO
 
RECENT PHOTO'S
Hamilton, Vettel, Verstappen, Singapore Sunday 2018 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Singapore Sunday 2018
Copyright ©2018 Onestopstrategy.com   |   Poki - Racing spelletjes About us    |    Contact    |    Advertising    |    Vacancies    |    Privacy Statement