Friday,Feb 10 – Fernando Alonso is the driver the choice of Nico Rosberg to partner Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.
Rosberg, winner of the Formula One (F1) last season, announced his retirement after five days of winning the title are thus left vacant place in the team that dominated the 2016 race.
Alonso, who still has a contract with McLaren until the end of this year, has been reported to be a candidate to replace Rosberg before switching to Mercedes Valtteri Bottas of Williams.
Hamilton pairing with Alonso in the McLaren team in his first season, but the relationship is not going well, forcing the Spaniard to leave the team.
“Since I am now a fan of just watching from the outside, it is easy to give feedback. Everyone said Alonso and I also think so because its presence will witness a fascinating combination with Hamilton.
“For the fans, the idea is an interesting thing, but for the team, this is not a good choice. They have already gained a great way for resolution.
“Bottas is very fast, although Hamilton was on a very high level and hard to beat. I have proved that he is capable of doing so, “said Rosberg when asked about the driver the option to replace the Mercedes.
Rosberg, 31, stunned the sporting world when he announced his retirement after winning the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.
He will be taking on the role as an ambassador for Mercedes this season and plan to attend some races.
Source : Internet