The stewards are investigating whether Mercedes broke the rules by covering Nico Rosberg’s car when it was brought back to the pits during first practice.
Lewis Hamilton wanted to know why Mercedes left him out for an extra lap after Nico Rosberg’s pit stop as he tried to reclaim the lead of the Austrian Grand Prix.
After losing out to Lewis Hamilton in Q3, Nico Rosberg wanted to know why his team expected his set of tyres would be “bad”.
Nico Rosberg has confirmed that a brake-by-wire problem with his Mercedes contributed to him losing second place to Kimi Raikkonen in the closing stages of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg admitted he should not have sacrificed qualifying performance for race pace after Sebastian Vettel knocked him off the front row of the grid.
Mercedes may have topped the time sheets on the first day of running in Bahrain, but the performance of Ferrari has the world champions looking carefully in their mirrors heading into the rest of the weekend.
Nico Rosberg admits that he is ‘very frustrated’ with Lewis Hamilton as he feels his Mercedes team mate compromised his race by backing him into the chasing Ferraris.
Nico Rosberg says his seating position in Mercedes’ new W06 is to blame for the back problems he has experienced in the car.
Allowing Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to fight hard “showed a sign of stupidity” according to the veteran of 146 grands prix and FIA driver steward.
After losing out on the championship at the final race last year, Nico Rosberg says he is aiming to become an even better driver as he targets his first world title this season.