Nico Rosberg: No Mercedes replacement for retired world champion until new year

Mercedes will not reveal the identity of world champion Nico Rosberg’s replacement until the new year. The German announced his retirement last month – five days after winning his first world title and despite signing a new two-year deal in July. Mercedes have the problem of finding a team-mate for Lewis Hamilton when all leading…

Nico Rosberg: I can laugh with Lewis Hamilton now

Media playback is not supported on this device World champion Nico Rosberg says that he and rival Lewis Hamilton can “have a laugh together” despite the team-mates’ intense battle for the title. Rosberg, 31, who retired five days after his triumph, said a “base respect” from their teenage karting days prevented a fatal falling-out. “We…