Thursday, November 10, 2011

Rosberg Mercedes renews

Nico Rosberg signed a multiyear contract with Mercedes GP Petronas team comprising "the 2013 season and beyond," according to the team revealed in a statement.

Thus, next year the 'Silver Arrows' will for the third consecutive year the same pair of pilots formed by the seven times world champion Michael Schumacher, Rosberg himself.

Rosberg, seventh in the standings this season, came to Mercedes in 2010 and has since climbed the podium three times and has added 217 points.

Rosberg happy with your renewal
"I am delighted to have extended my contract with Mercedes. Earn as 'silver arrow' is one of the goals of my life and I am delighted to lead my team to become the best of Formula 1" Germanic said.

It is also convinced that the team will provide "a winning car." "We contribute to the incredible legacy of the 'Silver Arrows'. I'm waiting for the great moments that will live in the coming years with Mercedes-Benz family," he added.

On the other hand, the athletic director, Ross Brawn, is convinced that Rosberg is a driver who can "win races and championships." "Nico has achieved great success the last two seasons with us, achieving results well beyond the technical possibilities of our car," he said.

For Brawn pairing of 'Schumi' and Rosberg "push the team forward." "We are willing to give Nico the car you need to be among the first and get their first win in Formula 1," he said.

Finally, Norbert Haug, Vice President Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, is confident that the team and Rosberg have much in common. "He loves working with our team and is heavily involved to continue together in a long and successful future. I appreciate the total dedication of Nico. We will work hard to give our pilots the car you deserve," he concluded.


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