8:47 – Nico Rosberg has rejected Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s claim that the reigning World Champion could be tempted to return to the Formula 1 grid in the future.

Rosberg shocked the F1 community when he announced his decision to retire from the sport just days after beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the 2016 crown.

Rosberg, in his retirement statement, described the season as “so damn tough”, explaining that he wanted to spend more time with his wife and young daughter.

Mercedes secured Valtteri Bottas as Rosberg’s replacement, with the German largely spending 2017 out of the spotlight, apart from occasional paddock appearances.

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