Nico Rosberg would be pleased about competition through Ferrari new access Sebastian Vettel in this Formula One season. However, Mercedes’s vice-champion of the world does not yet expect an immediate threat from the four-time champion in the fight for the World Cup.
It would be nice if he made life difficult for us, but I think it will take a little longer for them”, Rosberg said at an appointment of the Australian race contract organiser in Melbourne with a view to Vettel and Ferrari.
Nevertheless, Rosberg assumes that Mercedes’s lead with world champion Lewis Hamilton and him has decreased somewhat to the competition. In the last season the silver arrows had won the designers’and the drivers’ championships, 16 of the 19th races they chose for themselves. Hamilton won eleven, Rosberg won five. Rosberg won the start in Melbourne a year ago.
Ferrari, on the other hand, has been waiting for a victory since May 2013. With Ex-Red Bull pilot Vettel and other significant personnel changes, the Scuderia expects a significant increase. Two victories this season are the declared goal for Vettel and his Finnish teammates Kimi Ruikkunen.