Nico Rosberg insists he 'enjoys racing with Lewis Hamilton' at Mercedes, suggesting he is happy for him to remain with the team for the foreseeable future.

The defending champion's current contract with the German marque comes to an end this season, but while he is expected to put pen to paper on an extension, it has come after several months of negotiations.

With Hamilton hinting that the new deal will be made public at the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix, Rosberg suggests he would be happy to have the Briton alongside him again, despite their occasionally fractious relationship.

"I don't know what is going to happen," he said. "I enjoy racing with him, it's a great internal battle and we have a relatively good atmosphere inside the team. Of course it's a tough battle but that's the way the sport is more enjoyable."

Rosberg signed a new deal to extend into 2016 last season.


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