Rosberg takes pole despite Q3 scare

Rosberg takes pole despite Q3 scare

Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the German Grand Prix, ensuring that he has topped all sessions so far this weekend, despite a technical scare in Q3, which restricted him to one lap. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 30 July 2016

  2. Rosberg relieved to make sole lap count 14:42

    Rosberg relieved to make sole lap count

    Nico Rosberg expressed relief as he took pole position for the German Grand Prix with just one lap, after an electronic issue surfaced. Rosberg, who also set…

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  3. Rosberg takes pole despite Q3 scare 14:04

    Rosberg takes pole despite Q3 scare

    Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the German Grand Prix, ensuring that he has topped all sessions so far this weekend, despite a technical…

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  4. Rosberg completes practice clean sweep 11:03

    Rosberg completes practice clean sweep

    Nico Rosberg completed a clean sweep of free practice sessions by topping FP3 for the German Grand Prix, in front of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, as the…

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  5. Friday 29 July 2016

  6. Mercedes moved to prevent Hamilton penalty 16:09

    Mercedes moved to prevent Hamilton penalty

    Mercedes says it acted to remove any risk of Lewis Hamilton being handed a reprimand over track limits during German Grand Prix practice. Hamilton has been…

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  7. Rosberg stays ahead in second practice 14:32

    Rosberg stays ahead in second practice

    Nico Rosberg kept his place at the top of the times during Friday's second practice session for the German Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis…

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  8. Rosberg leads Hamilton in first practice 10:31

    Rosberg leads Hamilton in first practice

    Nico Rosberg edged out team-mate Lewis Hamilton during Friday morning's first free practice session for the German Grand Prix, as Mercedes held a sizeable…

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  9. Thursday 28 July 2016

  10. Mercedes must accept driver 'idiosyncrasies' 08:32

    Mercedes must accept driver 'idiosyncrasies'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he and the squad must deal with the "idiosyncracies" of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, and insists no team has successfully…

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  11. Monday 25 July 2016

  12. 14:12

    Video of the Day: Rosberg's Hungary blog

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  13. Sunday 24 July 2016

  14. Hamilton says race start was 'everything' 15:31

    Hamilton says race start was 'everything'

    Lewis Hamilton says the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix was "everything" as he usurped Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg for victory. Hamilton dived up the…

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  15. Saturday 23 July 2016

  16. Rosberg keeps pole after investigation 19:38

    Rosberg keeps pole after investigation

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has kept his pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after stewards determined that no further action was required over his…

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  17. Rosberg expects to keep Hungary pole 15:48

    Rosberg expects to keep Hungary pole

    Nico Rosberg expects to keep pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite suggestions that he drove too fast under yellow flags. Mercedes team-mate…

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  18. Rosberg snatches pole in eventful qualifying 15:02

    Rosberg snatches pole in eventful qualifying

    Nico Rosberg snatched pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton amid late yellow flags in qualifying, a session that was…

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  19. Rosberg tops FP3, Red Bull splits Mercedes 11:03

    Rosberg tops FP3, Red Bull splits Mercedes

    Nico Rosberg edged out Max Verstappen by two thousandths of a second during Saturday morning's final free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, as the…

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  20. Friday 22 July 2016

  21. Rosberg lauds 'impressive' opening day 15:43

    Rosberg lauds 'impressive' opening day

    Nico Rosberg hailed an "impressive" Mercedes performance during Friday practice at the Hungaroring as the team dominated the times. Rosberg backed up…

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  22. Rosberg fastest in FP2 as Hamilton crashes 14:33

    Rosberg fastest in FP2 as Hamilton crashes

    Nico Rosberg set the pace during Friday afternoon's second free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, again comfortably clear of the field, after…

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  23. 11:02

    Video: Nico Rosberg/Toto Wolff on new deal

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  24. Mercedes sees Rosberg as the 'real deal' 10:55

    Mercedes sees Rosberg as the 'real deal'

    Toto Wolff has described Nico Rosberg as the "real deal" after the German signed a contract extension, tying him to Mercedes until at least the end of…

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  25. Rosberg signs two-year contract extension 08:18

    Rosberg signs two-year contract extension

    Nico Rosberg has signed a new two-year contract extension at Mercedes, after a drawn-out negotiation process, taking him through to the end of the 2018 season…

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  26. Thursday 21 July 2016

  27. Rosberg dismisses suggestions of pressure 17:11

    Rosberg dismisses suggestions of pressure

    Nico Rosberg has dismissed suggestions that he is feeling the pressure after his 43-point advantage over Lewis Hamilton was cut to just one, ahead of this…

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  28. Mercedes 'optimistic' over Rosberg's gearbox 10:36

    Mercedes 'optimistic' over Rosberg's gearbox

    Mercedes says it is "optimistic" that Nico Rosberg's gearbox will be fit for use at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix after it developed a problem during the…

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  29. 05:27

    Video of the Day: F1 drivers play 'autoball'

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  30. Tuesday 19 July 2016

  31. Rosberg relishing chance to fight back 10:23

    Rosberg relishing chance to fight back

    Nico Rosberg says he is relishing the opportunity to fight back at the Hungarian Grand Prix after his title lead was cut to just one point in Britain due to a…

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  32. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  33. Hamilton unhappy with Rosberg booing 08:32

    Hamilton unhappy with Rosberg booing

    Lewis Hamilton has called on Formula 1 fans not to boo drivers on the podium after team-mate Nico Rosberg received a frosty reception at the British Grand…

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  34. Monday 11 July 2016

  35. Mercedes withdraws penalty appeal notice 17:36

    Mercedes withdraws penalty appeal notice

    Mercedes has withdrawn its notice of intention to appeal Nico Rosberg's post-race time penalty over a radio transmission regulation breach at the British Grand…

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  36. Sunday 10 July 2016

  37. Mercedes lodges Rosberg appeal notice 18:55

    Mercedes lodges Rosberg appeal notice

    Mercedes has lodged its notice of intention to appeal over Nico Rosberg's 10-second time penalty at the British Grand Prix, handed out for a radio regulation…

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  38. Rosberg given 10-second time penalty 18:21

    Rosberg given 10-second time penalty

    Nico Rosberg has been given a 10-second time penalty following the British Grand Prix, for a radio transmission rule breach, dropping him to third, behind Max…

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  39. Robserg confident he won't be penalised 15:13

    Robserg confident he won't be penalised

    Nico Rosberg says he is confident that he will not be penalised over team radio messages sent to him during the British Grand Prix. Rosberg encountered a…

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  40. Mercedes drivers insist they will race 10:42

    Mercedes drivers insist they will race

    Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have insisted that they will race each other in the British Grand Prix, despite their warning from Mercedes…

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  41. Saturday 9 July 2016

  42. Rosberg cleared over qualifying incident 15:55

    Rosberg cleared over qualifying incident

    British Grand Prix stewards have cleared Nico Rosberg after an investigation into an alleged regulation breach during Saturday's qualifying session at…

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  43. Rosberg under investigation after qualifying 14:52

    Rosberg under investigation after qualifying

    Nico Rosberg is under investigation for an alleged rule breach during British Grand Prix qualifying, in which he finished second to Mercedes team-mate Lewis…

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  44. Wolff expecting to retain driver line-up 08:32

    Wolff expecting to retain driver line-up

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he "very confident" that Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will remain as team-mates next season, despite heightened intra-team…

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  45. Friday 8 July 2016

  46. Hamilton encouraged by long run pace 17:13

    Hamilton encouraged by long run pace

    Lewis Hamilton reckons Mercedes needs to find additional one-lap pace but is encouraged by its long-run form, after he topped both Friday practice sessions for…

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  47. Hamilton quickest as Rosberg hits trouble 15:33

    Hamilton quickest as Rosberg hits trouble

    Lewis Hamilton remained at the top of the timesheets during second practice for the British Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg missing the entire…

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  48. Rosberg unable to take part in FP2 14:58

    Rosberg unable to take part in FP2

    Nico Rosberg was ruled out of Friday's second practice session for the British Grand Prix before leaving the pit lane, after technical issues struck his F1 W07…

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  49. Thursday 7 July 2016

  50. Hamilton: Warning won't change anything 17:37

    Hamilton: Warning won't change anything

    Lewis Hamilton has expressed his view that Mercedes' warning following his latest on track collision with team-mate Nico Rosberg "won't change anything" moving…

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  51. Mercedes drivers remain free to race 14:05

    Mercedes drivers remain free to race

    Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton remain free to race at the British Grand Prix, following "positive" meetings, though the team has strengthened its…

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  52. Monday 4 July 2016

  53. Winners and Losers: Austrian Grand Prix 16:18

    Winners and Losers: Austrian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton secured his third win of the season in dramatic fashion after a last-lap collision with team-mate Nico Rosberg. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  54. 12:32

    Video: Rosberg on Austria collision

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  55. In photos: Mercedes' internal battle 12:22

    In photos: Mercedes' internal battle

    Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton clashed again at the Austrian Grand Prix, in final-lap drama that Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff called "brainless". GPUpdate.net…

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  56. Wolff: Mercedes could alter approach 06:17

    Wolff: Mercedes could alter approach

    Toto Wolff says that Mercedes could be forced to alter its approach of allowing its drivers to race freely after they collided again at the Austrian Grand…

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  57. Sunday 3 July 2016

  58. Rosberg penalised, but stays fourth 18:11

    Rosberg penalised, but stays fourth

    Nico Rosberg has been given a 10-second penalty, two penalty points and a reprimand after colliding with Lewis Hamilton at the Austrian Grand Prix, but he keeps…

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  59. Rosberg questions Hamilton's driving 15:44

    Rosberg questions Hamilton's driving

    Nico Rosberg says he was "surprised" by Lewis Hamilton's driving as the Mercedes team-mates collided late in the Austrian Grand Prix. Rosberg, struggling…

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  60. Rosberg under investigation after contact 15:02

    Rosberg under investigation after contact

    Nico Rosberg is under investigation following a last-lap collision between he and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the Austrian Grand Prix. Rosberg moved…

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  61. Overview: Rosberg's sixth-place start 07:14

    Overview: Rosberg's sixth-place start

    Nico Rosberg will start the Austrian Grand Prix from sixth on the grid, rather than seventh, the FIA has confirmed, despite his five-place gearbox…

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  62. Saturday 2 July 2016

  63. Rosberg pays tribute to mechanics 15:37

    Rosberg pays tribute to mechanics

    Nico Rosberg has paid tribute to mechanics on both sides of the Mercedes garage for repairing his car in time for qualifying in Austria. Rosberg, who topped…

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  64. Rosberg hit with five-place grid penalty 11:36

    Rosberg hit with five-place grid penalty

    Nico Rosberg will take a five-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix, with mechanics forced to change his gearbox after he crashed out of final…

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  65. Friday 1 July 2016

  66. Rosberg backs Red Bull Ring changes 16:33

    Rosberg backs Red Bull Ring changes

    Nico Rosberg has backed the resurfacing and kerb additions at the Red Bull Ring after the first day of practice for the Austrian Grand Prix. Ahead of the…

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  67. Rosberg fastest in rain-interrupted FP2 14:37

    Rosberg fastest in rain-interrupted FP2

    Mercedes driver and championship leader Nico Rosberg again topped the timesheets during Friday afternoon's second practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix…

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  68. Rosberg sets record pace in first practice 10:35

    Rosberg sets record pace in first practice

    Nico Rosberg posted the fastest ever lap of the Red Bull Ring during Friday morning's first free practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix, making use of a…

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  69. Tuesday 28 June 2016

  70. Rosberg set for new two-year deal 10:22

    Rosberg set for new two-year deal

    Nico Rosberg is close to signing a two-year contract extension to remain at Mercedes, with only small "details" to be finalised, according to Non-Executive…

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  71. Monday 27 June 2016

  72. Rosberg eyes third straight Austrian GP win 11:19

    Rosberg eyes third straight Austrian GP win

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has set his sights on securing a third successive Austrian Grand Prix victory at this year's event, after returning to winning ways…

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  73. Sunday 26 June 2016

  74. Hamilton: Rosberg relationship 'really good' 10:51

    Hamilton: Rosberg relationship 'really good'

    Lewis Hamilton has described his current relationship with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as "really good" and reckons it has been aided by growing maturity on…

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  75. Monday 20 June 2016

  76. Winners and Losers: European Grand Prix 16:03

    Winners and Losers: European Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg returned to winning ways as Lewis Hamilton struggled and Sergio Pérez took another podium for Force India in Baku. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  77. Sunday 19 June 2016

  78. Rosberg hails 'amazing' Baku triumph 16:06

    Rosberg hails 'amazing' Baku triumph

    Nico Rosberg hailed an "amazing weekend" at the European Grand Prix as he cruised to his fifth victory of the season at the new Baku City Circuit. Rosberg…

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  79. Rosberg cruises to European GP victory 15:41

    Rosberg cruises to European GP victory

    Nico Rosberg claimed a lights-to-flag at the European Grand Prix to rebuild his title lead, as team-mate Lewis Hamilton fought technical issues, with Sebastian…

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  80. Saturday 18 June 2016

  81. Rosberg wary of Hamilton fight back 16:02

    Rosberg wary of Hamilton fight back

    Nico Rosberg says that he remains wary of Lewis Hamilton at the European Grand Prix, despite the number of grid places between the pair. Rosberg snatched…

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  82. Rosberg grabs pole as Hamilton crashes 15:12

    Rosberg grabs pole as Hamilton crashes

    Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the European Grand Prix in an action-packed qualifying session at the all-new Baku City Circuit, as Mercedes team-mate…

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  83. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Rosberg on Baku

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  84. Friday 17 June 2016

  85. Hamilton enjoying Baku challenge 17:07

    Hamilton enjoying Baku challenge

    Lewis Hamilton says he is enjoying the challenge of the Baku City Circuit after the first day of practice for the European Grand Prix. Hamilton topped both…

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  86. Wednesday 15 June 2016

  87. Hamilton 'never predicted' points swing 11:48

    Hamilton 'never predicted' points swing

    Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton says he never envisaged closing the gap in the championship to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in such a short space of…

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