Nico Rosberg says the new exhaust tried by Mercedes which was intended to amplify the volume of the V6 turbo engines “didn’t work”.
Nico Rosberg revealed he spun on his last qualifying lap because he mistakenly believed he was not on course to improve his time and took a risk.
There was no let-up in the Mercedes supremacy even during testing as Nico Rosberg headed the times sheets in Bahrain.
Not only did Mercedes allow Hamilton and Rosberg to race each other, they made sure this great fight was also a fair one.
Nico Rosberg has been given a reprimand following his incident with Sergio Perez in today’s second practice session.
While Rosberg romped to a widely expected win for Mercedes, F1’s brave new world faced an old problem. Ricciardo lost his popular second place due to a technical infringement.