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Sebastian Vettel not replacing Nico Roseberg at Mercedes, will stay put at Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel not replacing Nico Roseberg at Mercedes, will stay put at Ferrari

Earlier on Sunday, Mercedes non-executive team chairman Niki Lauda said that he expected Nico Rosberg's replacement to be announced before the end of the year.

Newly crowned F1 champion Nico Rosberg announces SHOCK retirement Newly crowned F1 champion Nico Rosberg announces SHOCK retirement

The 31-year-old Mercedes driver just won his first Drivers' championship title on Sunday at the season finale Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton hails 'champion' Nico Rosberg's 'well-deserved' title Lewis Hamilton hails 'champion' Nico Rosberg's 'well-deserved' title

The three-time world champion Briton took to Twitter on Wednesday to ease any lingering tension between the two men.

2017 F1 schedule announced, season kicks-off on March 26 but no place for German GP 2017 F1 schedule announced, season kicks-off on March 26 but no place for German GP

Nico Rosberg will start the defence of his Formula One world title in Australia on March 26.

F1 bosses vote Lewis Hamilton as best driver of 2016, Nico Rosberg third F1 bosses vote Lewis Hamilton as best driver of 2016, Nico Rosberg third

Hamilton won 10 out of 21 races this season - the first time a driver has won more than seven and not ended up as champion -to Rosberg`s nine.

Monza secures new 3-year-deal to host Italian Grand Prix Monza secures new 3-year-deal to host Italian Grand Prix

The Italian Grand Prix was first held at Monza in 1921 and is the oldest race on the calendar.

Nico Rosberg defends `understandable` Lewis Hamilton tactics at Abu Dhabi GP Nico Rosberg defends `understandable` Lewis Hamilton tactics at Abu Dhabi GP

Hamilton ignored two instructions from the team to increase his speed at the front, but was unable to create a situation in which Rosberg could be attacked and passed.

Lewis Hamilton finds support in Red Bull chief Christian Horner in Mercedes row Lewis Hamilton finds support in Red Bull chief Christian Horner in Mercedes row

Hamilton`s gamesmanship was questioned by his employees after he twice rejected team instructions to speed up as Rosberg came under threat from Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel.

Mercedes to confront Nico Rosberg-Lewis Hamilton `anarchy` Mercedes to confront Nico Rosberg-Lewis Hamilton `anarchy`

Hamilton twice rejected team instructions to speed up as Rosberg came under threat from Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg foils Lewis Hamilton to claim maiden title Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg foils Lewis Hamilton to claim maiden title

Rosberg concluded the longest season in the sport`s history with a nail-biting second place after leader and ultimate race winner Hamilton had slowed the field to create a difficult finish.

Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton on pole for title showdown Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton on pole for title showdown

It is Briton Hamilton`s 12th pole of the season, a personal record, his third in Abu Dhabi and the 61st of his career.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg in Friday practice sessions Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg in Friday practice sessions

Hamilton, who is 12 points adrift ahead of the final leg of the 21-race season, must win and hope that Rosberg finishes outside the top three.

Germany set to be dropped as venue from next year's F1 calendar for financial reasons Germany set to be dropped as venue from next year's F1 calendar for financial reasons

Germany was listed on a provisional 21-race 2017 schedule with an asterisk, along with Canada and Brazil.

McLaren F1 executive director Zak Brown admits team in need of a title sponsor McLaren F1 executive director Zak Brown admits team in need of a title sponsor

McLaren last had a title sponsor in 2013, when a deal with Vodafone expired.

Negotiations are ongoing on with Singapore for long-term deal: Bernie Ecclestone  Negotiations are ongoing on with Singapore for long-term deal: Bernie Ecclestone

Ecclestone has described Formula One`s first night race, which started in 2008 and snakes past Singapore landmarks, as a "crown jewel" of the sport.

After Ron Dennis exit, McLaren appoint Zak Brown as executive director After Ron Dennis exit, McLaren appoint Zak Brown as executive director

Brown, who previously worked with McLaren on sponsorship deals, said in a statement issued Monday: "I`m immensely proud to be joining McLaren Technology Group.



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