DEVELOPING: Rosberg Retires From Formula 1

By Phil Cantor
Dec. 02, 2016

Did NOT See This One Coming...
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Nico Rosberg equalled the feat of his father, Keke, and won the Formula 1 Championship with a second place finish in Abu Dhabi this past weekend. He reflected after the fact...

((HT: Mercedes AMG Petronas their own selves))

His follow-up, apparently, is to be a good husband and father. Rosberg released a statement this morning:

Here's the official press conference, Nico starts talking at the 5:00 mark or so...

Which lends itself to the next question on one of the most highly competitive teams on the planet- regardless of sport.

Who takes the seat to go alongside Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes...??? Martin Brundle discusses for Sky Sports here...

The HQ imagines the phone will be ringing off the hook at the office starting about right now... early thoughts from SkySports analyst Mark Hughes... 

Yes, this got the F1 Silly Season off and running...