Champion “Formula 1” Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from the “Royal races”

Чемпион "Формулы-1" Нико Росберг объявил об уходе из "Королевских гонок"

The winner of the championship “Formula 1” of the season German Nico Rosberg has announced the completion of a career in the Royal races.

“On Sunday in Abu Dhabi, I knew that this could be my last race. And right before the start it became clear. I wanted to enjoy every second of my last race,” Rosberg wrote on his page in Facebook.

According to him, he decided to take this step on Monday evening. The only thing that forced to doubt the correctness of the choice, said Rosberg, the risk to embarrass “my racing family.”

“But Toto Wolff (Executive Director of “Mercedes”) I understand and accept it,” said the German.

The title was Rosberg’s first career. In the last race of the season — the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi- he finished second, losing to team-mate Lewis Hamilton. However, spectacled touched Rosberg was enough to remain in first place in the final standings. He scored 385 points against 380 Hamilton, who won four of the last race of the season. Third place in the season took Daniel Ricciardo of team Red bull (256 points).

Rosberg made his debut in the “Formula -1” in 2006 for the team “Williams”. For a career in the Royal races, the German has won 23 Grands Prix and won 31 times the “pole position”.

New Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg