It’s a done deal…Mercedes has two more years of Nico Rosberg to navigate as he now joins his teammate with a signed 2-year deal. This means that the Nico vs Lewis Hamilton battle will live on within Mercedes for another two years. Mercedes said:
“We are delighted to announce that the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team has signed a two-year contract extension with Nico Rosberg for the 2017 and 2018 F1 seasons.
Nico has been a core member of the Silver Arrows since the team returned to the sport in 2010 and has played a crucial role in the team’s success in that time.
He has scored 19 Grand Prix wins and 25 pole positions so far withMercedes-Benz and is currently leading the Drivers’ World Championship.”