Driver say that it ‘just all worked perfectly’;
By: Adam Cooper on 3/16/2014
LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Nico Rosberg took the lead early in Australia and in no way gave it back. He won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg received his 2014 Formula One season off to a perfect start off as Mercedes fulfilled the guarantee it showed in winter testing,
The German jumped Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton at the commence, and when the latter retired nearly instantly with engine issues, Rosberg went on to win without having problem.
“The auto was just really, actually rapid nowadays and the total group did this kind of a excellent work on it,” stated Rosberg. “A actually good engine, not significantly of a problem with fuel consumption, I didn’;t have to worry considerably about that, pretty considerably as typical. It just all worked flawlessly. Reliability was excellent. So, amazing. I am just so pleased for everyone. They operate so damn tough, I don’;t consider men and women can really think about how challenging everybody functions in my team and I’;m sure in other teams too – so that’;s just the best reward feasible. To dominate in such a way the very first week, the very first race out.”
Rosberg’;s only problem was a tire situation. “I acquired into a bit of a odd circumstance in that middle stint because I got graining on the front, and then by some means I was dropping temperature, and somehow it started to get genuinely challenging out there,” he explained. “So, I believed I was going to have to come in soon and they just stated attempt to stay out, try out to stay out and I did, and then the graining cleared on my tire and I was off, I was in a position to go again. It was a bit of a strange period but then it was fine again right after that.”
Rosberg explained he wasn’;t contemplating about foremost the championship.
“I do not believe about that. I am really just in the moment. I have an unbelievably fast vehicle or I had an unbelievably quick automobile today. It is such a pleasure to drive. It’;s this kind of a wonderful feeling, and I really seem forward to the subsequent races so considerably now, possessing this. It is so quickly, it’;s fantastic. Of course, it truly is nevertheless going to be difficult and dependability is not 100 percent sorted, there’;s even now tons of work we require to do and there’;s a whole lot of function ahead of us but it’;s a wonderful begin and I am just enthusiastic about the end result these days and sharing it with the complete crew. It’;s just fantastic.”
He admitted that dependability could nonetheless be a weakness.
“I’;m not positive what took place to the other automobile, but for confident it truly is a truth that we’;re not 100 percent sorted but. We know that, and the crew did a great job to get my vehicle operating so effectively in the race right now, but there is nonetheless work to be done. We have 2 weeks now. We need to recognize all the factors that we can nonetheless do much better since even top up to this weekend, there were nevertheless a great deal of adjustments on the automobile and you will not truly want to be performing that just going to the first race. And also in testing there have been nonetheless a couple of issues at the finish there, so great occupation, but even now things to get sorted.”
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