Mercedes extend Rosberg contract until end of 2018

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Mercedes have announced that they have extended Nico Rosberg’s contract with the Formula 1 world champion team until the end of 2018.

The team released the following statement on their website:

“Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and Nico Rosberg sign contract extension.”

“We are delighted to announce that the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team has signed a two-year contract extension with Nico Rosberg for the 2017 and 2018 Formula One seasons.”

“Nico has been a core member of the Silver Arrows since the team returned to the sport in 2010 and has played a crucial role in the team’s success in that time.”

“He has scored 19 Grand Prix wins and 25 pole positions so far with Mercedes-Benz and is currently leading the Drivers’ World Championship.”