Nico Rosberg hopes Mercedes' constructors' championship success will be the first of many titles for the team.

A one-two in the Russian Grand Prix - won by Lewis Hamilton - saw Mercedes clinch the constructors' title with three rounds remaining. Rosberg has driven for the team since it returned to F1 in 2010 and is hopeful there will be more titles to follow in the coming years.

"This has been a long time coming," Rosberg said. "Since I joined at the start of this project back in 2010 I expected this day to come as I've had such strong belief in this group of people from right back on day one. To be a part of that and to have finally achieved this Championship in such dominant fashion is a great feeling.

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"I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone for all their hard work. I hope they can really enjoy this moment, that there will be many more great moments to come and that this is just the beginning of a long era of success for the Silver Arrows."

And Rosberg said other team members who were alongside him in the team's first season, including former team-mate Michael Schumacher, deserve credit for the dominance Mercedes has enjoyed this year.

"All of the people who were there in the beginning - Michael, Ross [Brawn], Norbert [Haug], Nick Fry - even then more in detail other team players, everybody has a part in this. We have continued on with new people and they have kept on pushing and made further steps. It's just been a progression from day one."