2016 System 1 world champion Nico Rosberg has joined the controversy surrounding Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel’s conflict within the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, siding along with his former title rival and Mercedes team-mate.
Rosberg loved a frosty relationship with Hamilton at Mercedes as they battled for the world title every year from 2014, leading to a lot of on-track clashes.
Vettel and Hamilton appeared to supply up a distinction of that given the cordial nature of their rivalry, just for tensions to spill over in Baku when the pair made contact behind the protection automobile.
Vettel was hit with an in-race penalty for harmful driving and is at the moment being investigated by the FIA forward of attainable additional penalty.
Talking on the Goodwood Competition of Velocity over the weekend, Rosberg was requested for his verdict on the conflict and whether or not Hamilton brake examined Vettel or not.
“My opinion? I am German. I’ve acquired to watch out now…” Rosberg joked.
“It is fairly easy. To be sincere, I am the man who is aware of Lewis finest in the entire of the racing trade, so I feel I am in the very best place to guage it.
“For positive he did not try this on function, positively.”