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Nico Rosberg announces retirement

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Stuart Thomson, Dec 2, 2016.

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  1. Stuart Thomson

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  2. Jimlaad43

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    Well that was about 1,000,000% unexpected.
     
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    Did not see it coming but well, he can go nowhere but downhill from now in F1 anyway, it makes sense that he would put it all into this season and then retire on top.

    Merc driver swaps incomming though, Felix Rosenqvist in the Manor perhaps?
     
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    Wow, and with immediate effect.
    At least he's achieved his life's goal and now he can take some time to savour that.
    I'm pretty sure he'll turn up racing again at some point.
     
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    Gotta retire. Not a good enough driver to win it on his own and now that Merc has placated him they will go back to helping a much better driver. Whomever they choose should do the trick.
     
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    Well that has thrown the cat among the pigeons with Rosberg retiring from F1. I am assuming Mercedes AMG had been made aware of this and will have already considered what to do next.

    Now it seems a driver slot has just become available who will fill the vacant Mercedes seat for 2017 the speculation will be massive and this news is huge for the sport.
     
  7. Andrew

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