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Rosberg reveals factor that prevented F1 comeback

Article To news overview © Daimler Nico Rosberg has revealed that he considered calling Mercedes to offer his services as a stand-in for Lewis Hamilton when the British driver tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix. Hamilton was sidelined by the virus, with Mercedes scrambling to find a replacement to drive their W11 alongside Valtteri Bottas for the second race in Bahrain. In the end, the team called up George Russell from Williams. Rosberg, who retired from Formula 1 promptly after winning the 2016 World Championship with Mercedes, said he had been tempted to call his former team to volunteer on the basis of it being a one-off. But Rosberg hasn't been keeping...
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