Retired Rosberg back in the F1 paddock


Nico Rosberg didn’t stay away from Formula 1 for very long with the German out and about in the Barcelona paddock on Wednesday.

Rosberg arrived at the Circuit de Catalunya to have a look at Mercedes’ new W08, which was being put through its paces by his replacement, Valtteri Bottas.

“Here I am, great to be back checking out the garage here,” Rosberg said.

“The cars look absolutely monstrous so I think the new regulations are looking good.

“The drivers are excited

“It is cool to be here, just to check it out, just walk around.

“What is the best is that I can do some videos in the pit lane now, that’s a revolution.”

The German shocked the world of motorsport last season when he retired from F1 just five days after winning the Drivers’ Championship.