Drivers championship leader Nico Rosberg admits that, his team-mate Lewis Hamilton was really too fast during the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.
After an outstanding performance in Australia, Nico Rosberg keeps the same competitive mood in Sepang and to finish second place ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Sepang points extended his lead at the head of the championship to 18 points.
During the pos-race press conference Rosberg talked about the perfect start that allowed him to overtake Sebastian Vettel: “I have to thank my engineer who prepares me going away, we did a really incredible start , it was a bit ‘ risky but I managed to get second. It was a bit ‘ busy but everything worked out perfectly, I have to really congratulate Lewis today was just too fast. I really look forward now to next weekend in Bahrain. ”
“This is an incredible day for our team and for Mercedes-Benz,” said Rosberg.
“For the first time in the modern Silver Arrows era, we have achieved a one-two finish which is an incredible result. The team did a phenomenal job over the winter and my thanks once again for that.”