Mercedesand#8217 Nico Rosberg likes notion of becoming Formula Oneand#8217s following Sebastian Vettel: Rosberg displayed dominance in winning the Australian Grand Prix

Rosberg displayed dominance in winning the Australian Grand Prix

By: GMM on March 19, 2014

Nico Rosberg bested the competition in Australia and will look to continue his momentum as F1 heads to Malaysia.

LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Nico Rosberg bested the competition in Australia and will appear to proceed his momentum as F1 heads to Malaysia.

Nico Rosberg on Wednesday vowed not to get ahead of himself, in spite of admitting he likes the taste of Formula 1 dominance.

Quadruple-consecutive globe champion Sebastian Vettel’s 8-month string of race wins last but not least came to an finish in Melbourne, the place a new dawn for the sport saw Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg win by half a minute.

Presently holidaying in Bali with his fiancée Vivian, F1’s new winning German mentioned he is expecting to hang on to that sunny feeling in 2014.

“To know that I can maintain going for poles and race wins is awesome,” he told Sport Bild.

“I now know rather effectively how Sebastian must have felt last 12 months when he was winning by 30 seconds,” stated Rosberg.

Nonetheless, though at the moment a big step ahead of his likely title rivals this kind of as teammate Lewis Hamilton and Vettel, Rosberg insisted he is counting no chickens.

“You can never ever rule out Red Bull,” stated the 28-year-outdated. “I would virtually have bet my residence after the tests that they would nevertheless be in problems [at the Australian Grand Prix], but they had been stronger than we expected.

“It exhibits that we are not able to rest,” Rosberg warned.

One more problem on the horizon is a likely tense in-residence battle with his very own Mercedes teammate, Briton Hamilton.

Their relationship, both personalized and competitive, goes back to their boyhoods, with Rosberg admitting, “We are not very best close friends, but we are fine.

“But I’m also conscious that the a lot more good results we have, the more complex our relationship will be.”

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