The 2016 F1 world champion, who retired from driving after prevailing in an intense struggle with then-Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, has returned to motorsport competitors by his Rosberg X Racing workforce that has gained each X-Prix held to this point within the new-for-2021 Excessive E collection.
However whereas Rosberg has good expertise of what is wanted to achieve success in F1, he says that he no want to ever run a grand prix workforce.
In an interview with Motorsport.com’s German sister platform Formel1.de, Rosberg is obvious that he already went by sufficient stress and pressure as an F1 driver.
“That does not attraction to me,” Rosberg stated when requested in regards to the potential for working an F1 workforce sooner or later.
“It will be an excessive amount of. It is a full-time job: morning, midday, night, the entire day.
“Once I see how intensely Toto works on the Formulation 1 workforce, that is not for me, I wish to keep away from that in my life.
“I skilled that as a driver, that depth and dependence, and I do not need that once more.”
Rosberg can also be clear that he couldn’t even be tempted out of retirement to race in F1 once more, even when somebody got here and supplied him a large pay cheque.
“Wage has by no means performed a job for me,” he stated. “I nonetheless had two years left on my [Mercedes] contract, and the wage on that contract additionally had numerous zeroes on it.
“You may’t encourage me with cash, I’ve zero curiosity in that. I fulfilled my profession the best way I wished to, with the world title, and I am comfortable about my new life.
“So the thought by no means got here up there, and it by no means will. That is over.”
Nico Rosberg, Toto Wolff 2015
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Nevertheless, Sky Sports activities F1 pundit Rosberg does preserve an in depth eye on F1’s developments and believes that it’s getting into the suitable path with its sustainability push.
“I believe the journey Formulation 1 is taking is nice,” he stated. “We live it in Excessive E: methods to be a sustainable motorsport format, and Formulation 1 is now additionally on its manner.
“For instance, by 2025 all their occasions shall be categorised as sustainability occasions, which implies they’re very vitality environment friendly, with very low CO2 emissions and so forth. Then by 2030, the entire sport shall be emission-free.
“That is a crucial path. However the energy answer will nonetheless be attention-grabbing, and we’ll most likely should go all the best way to artificial fuels.
“Though it is troublesome to design that as a result of it’s totally costly, and really energy-intensive to provide, I believe that may be a really worthwhile positioning for F1.”