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Nico Rosberg retires from Formula 1

Press Association logoPress Association 2/12/2016

New world champion Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from Formula One, a Mercedes spokesman has said.

Rosberg took out his maiden title by finishing second behind Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Rosberg's championship win equalled the feat of his father Keke Rosberg who won the Drivers' championship in 1982.

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