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F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Rosberg disputes Hamilton claims

Nico Rosberg says he has a “very different” view of what happened in the Mercedes team meeting following the Belgian Grand Prix to that of team-mate Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg says he has a “very different” view of what happened in the Mercedes team meeting following the Belgian Grand Prix to that of team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

Hamilton claimed that Rosberg had admitted in the meeting that he deliberately allowed a collision to happen between the two drivers, with Hamilton getting a puncture on the second lap which eventually led to his retirement.

Despite team boss Toto Wolff appearing to agree with Hamilton's version of events that Rosberg had been looking “to make a point”, Rosberg said in his video blog that he disagreed with Hamilton's comments but was not willing to give details on his perspective.

“I've been told what Lewis said in the press and the way he has stated his version of the events,” Rosberg said. “All I can say is my view of the events are very different, but the thing is it's just better that I don't now give all the details of my opinion and things like that. I hope you respect that. I prefer to just keep it internal.”

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Googolplex

August 26, 2014 10:34 AM

I think if Lewis had just sucked it up and kept it internal, we would feel greater sympathy for him, but the contrast between how they have behaved since leaves me almost feeling sorry for Nico as being maligned for what the Stewards considered was a racing incident.

Welshie

August 26, 2014 11:23 AM

sky1: Lewis coming out and clearly telling the world what he thought took place in the meeting and now we have Nico refuting Lewis's claims but is not prepared to share the meetings events. Hmmmmm.
It's called being professional and not a spoilt brat who forgets they are being paid millions as an employee of a multinational company. Nico is wise enough to know to keep certain things behind closed doors, all that needed to be discussed was discussed in that meeting, no point mouthing off to the media.



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