Poll: Should Nico Rosberg have signed for McLaren?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota, 2008 | WilliamsFrank Williams revealed last week that McLaren made a serious bid to sign Nico Rosberg for the 2009 season.

He described McLaren’s offer for Rosberg as “majestic”, saying: “He could not have gone there this year, he had a fixed contract, but 2009 was going to be the worry. We had an option for 2009 but it was very tough terms, based on the constructors’ championship. It was by no means guaranteed we would achieve it.”

Has Rosberg done the right thing by throwing his lot in with Williams? Why has he picked an independent team over a manufacturer-backed outfit he could fight for the championship with?

This poll has closed. Poll results:

Yes 59
33% of all votes

No 113
64% of all votes

Don’t know 5
3% of all votes

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