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Mercedes Vowles still 'can't work out' why Rosberg retired

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles admits that over four years on he's still scratching his head to understand Nico Rosberg's sudden decision to retire from the sport. Just days after clinching the 2016 F1 world title after a final shootout with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi, Rosberg shocked the world of motorsport when he announced that he was hanging up his helmet, for good. Speaking along with several of his Mercedes AMG F1 colleagues on F1's latest Beyond the Grid podcast, Vowles said he was baffled by the decision as he believed Rosberg would have been in the running for more race wins and perhaps another championship in 2017. The British engineer recalled the...
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