“My childhood dream is complete” – the lasts words Nico Rosberg retires from F1.
Nico Rosberg is only 31 years old, and after beating his team-mate and winning the title last week in Abu Dhabi, his mind was already made up. “When I won the race in Suzuka, from the moment when the destiny of the title was in my own hands, the big pressure started and I began to think about ending my racing career if I became world champion,” said Rosberg. “On Sunday morning in Abu Dhabi, I knew that it could be my last race and that feeling cleared my head before the start.” where the words before Nico Rosberg retires
Rosberg also said that he made his decision final Monday evening, 24 hours after he had won the title. After informing Toto Wolff, which is the Mercedes team boss, he knew that retiring was the right thing to do, and his decision was going to be respected. Toto Wolff said that his decision was brave and fundamental to his character. The Austrian added: “He has chosen to leave at the pinnacle of his career, as world champion, having achieved his childhood dream. The clarity of his judgement meant I accepted Nico Rosberg retires decision straight away when he told me.” The F1 Mercedes team, is yet to announce Luis Hamilton’s new team-mate, even though Pascal Wehrlein is the teams reserve driver, Wolff stated: “We will take the necessary time to evaluate our options.” It looks like it has been another great year for Mercedes, but sadly one of the best F1 drivers, this will surely make a huge impact on Nico’s fans, but it will also leave a huge gap on Mercedes team. We wish nothing but the best for Nico we will forever miss him.
Nico Rosberg retires