Rosberg happy with Merc dream team

Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes GP. Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Chinese Grand Prix, Preparations, Shanghai, China, Thursday 14 April 2011.

Nico Rosberg

Apr.14 (GMM) Nico Rosberg on Thursday played down rumours he is destined to be Sebastian Vettel’s next teammate at Red Bull.

The energy drink-owned team’s driver manager Helmut Marko told the widely-circulated German newspaper Bild this week that Rosberg “is a strong driver”.

Mark Webber’s Red Bull contract ends this year, and the highly rated German Rosberg – who outpaced Michael Schumacher at Mercedes throughout 2010 – will reportedly also be in a position to move on at the end of the current season.

But Rosberg told Auto Motor und Sport: “I feel comfortable here with Mercedes.

“The Silberfeil (Silver Arrow) is my dream car. There are brilliant people here like Ross Brawn and Norbert Haug, who know how to win a lot in formula one and who have done it before,” he added.