Nico Rosberg : « I have had a lot of luck »
Second behind his teammate Hamilton during 64 laps, Nico Rosberg finally took his third consecutive win in the Principality joining Graham Hill, Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. Winner for the first time in his career in Formula 1 of two races in a row, the German recognizes to have had much success.
« I’m really happy, said the Mercedes driver. But I know also that I have had a lot of luck today. Lewis drove brilliantly and he also deserved the win for sure. It is racing. »
More than 25 seconds behind his British teammate before the second stop of that one, the vice-champion 2014 did not immediately realized what was happening.
«It is always difficult to judge what decisions are being made when you are in the car, reveals Nico. It was extremely difficult to do the restart with those hard tyres because they were very cold but it worked out. »
Great beneficiary of this sixth meeting of the season, Nico Rosberg close to ten points the gap to Hamilton in the championship and get back in the title battle after a difficult start of the season.
« I will just enjoy the moment now, said the man who has taken his ten win in Formula 1. But I need to work hard for the next race because Lewis was a little bit stronger this week-end. I don’t even know what happened for him. »