Rosberg: Future plans not a topic now

Nico Rosberg insists that talk about his future plans is 'not a topic' for him right now - as he insists his focus is on helping push current team Mercedes GP to the front of the grid

Rosberg: Future plans not a topic now

The German has been linked in recent weeks to possible vacancies at both Red Bull Racing and Ferrari in the future on the back of the strong form he has shown for his current team.

Rosberg joined Mercedes GP at the beginning of last year in a deal that is believed to take him through to the end of 2012 - although it is not known if the final year depends on options in the contract.

On the back of that speculation about his future, Rosberg said in Turkey that he was not thinking about anything other than his job at Mercedes GP.

When asked by AUTOSPORT about what his future mindset was, Rosberg said: "It's not really a topic at the moment for me.

"At the moment we need to make the best to improve our upward trend and it is a situation which I am enjoying, together with this team.

"It is great with Ross [Brawn] and all the people who are here. It is a great situation to work very hard with the challenge of improving as a team to move forward. And hopefully get some even better results soon."

Although Rosberg still has not won a race, he insisted that he was not yet feeling desperate to end his duck.

"Impatient to win? Not really impatient because I can get my success like in Shanghai if I would have finished on the podium or whatever. I would have gotten my sense of satisfaction from that, even though it is not a win.

"Impatient is the wrong word, but yes it would be great to win soon. It will be fantastic and I am sure it will come."

Rosberg said that his chances of taking that maiden win this year would depend on how well a host of upgrades on his Mercedes GP worked.

"We need to see how the upgrades go first of all, and how it compares to other teams because we are going to have some good stuff coming.

"There is a lot possible here with the tyre degradation, with the strategy, and it can have a big influence on the race. Strategy wise, we are definitely set up very, very well with Ross [Brawn] and James [Vowles] and [Andrew] Shovlin doing the work. They are fantastic in that area so that will be one of our strengths."

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