Lewis Hamilton says the tension between himself and team-mate Nico Rosberg has already disappeared following the end of the F1 season.

The two Mercedes drivers had a difficult season alongside each other while fighting for the drivers' championship, with flashpoints in Bahrain, Monaco, Hungary and most spectacularly Spa giving the team a tough relationship to manage. However, following Hamilton's victory in Abu Dhabi that secured a second drivers' title he said the dynamic is already much better between the two.

"We had a filming day the other day and all that tension disappears," Hamilton is quoted as saying by BBC Sport. "It goes back to being two normal individuals talking about the normal things guys talk about.

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"You saw Nico come over after the race [in Abu Dhabi] and that underlined the respect we have for each other, and even though we had difficult times through the year we came out strong."

And both Hamilton and Rosberg said they don't have any regrets over the way the 2014 season panned out between the two of them.

"I wouldn't change it for the world," Hamilton said. "Even though there were low moments, I came out stronger in the end so I'm glad things worked out the way they did."

Rosberg admitted: "There are things I would do differently; that's natural.

"But regrets? No, because it's often in difficult experiences you grow the most and learn the most. All in all it's been a great year. The end result didn't go the way I wanted but now, taking a step back, it has been such an awesome experience."