Interview: Rosberg on his 2010 season
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Interview: Rosberg on his 2010 season

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Nico Rosberg had a mixed maiden season with Mercedes, dominating team-mate Michael Schumacher but unable to score strongly due to an uncompetitive car. Here he reviews his season with Adam Cooper

The 2010 season was a mixed one for Nico Rosberg. On the one hand he put in some great performances and thoroughly trounced his team-mate Michael Schumacher, but on the other, Mercedes was at best scrabbling for a place on the podium. And that was not why Rosberg signed up for the team that had won the previous year's championship.

In the end he reached the podium on three occasions, taking third places in Malaysia, China and Silverstone. More importantly, he made the points 15 times in 19 attempts, missing out only in Spain (delayed pitstop after early nudge from Robert Kubica), Hungary (lost wheel in pits), Japan (lost wheel on track) and Korea (hit by the spinning Mark Webber).

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