Rosberg on commentary duty in Japan

Date published: October 4 2017 - Editor

Reigning and retired World Champion Nico Rosberg will be joining up with the Sky F1 team in Japan this weekend.

Rosberg will be part of the broadcasting team in qualifying and the race itself, whilst also fulfulling duties with Sky Germany and Sky Italy.

"I am thrilled to confirm I will be joining the Sky F1 team this weekend in Japan," Rosberg said.

"Since my retirement last year I have only attended a few Grands Prix so I am pleased to return to the fold.

"In 2016 I had a great win at this track, so I am looking forward to share my insights and memories of Suzuka. I love this race track and the fans are also amazing. It will be great to have the opportunity to thank the Japanese fans for their wonderful support over the years."

Rosberg claimed victory in Suzuka last year and secured three consecutive poles at the iconic circuit.