German racer “Mercedes” Nico Rosberg for the first time in his career he became the champion of “Formula 1″, finishing second on the final stage of the championship – Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi followed by his team-mate Briton Lewis Hamilton.
The winner of the last championship Hamilton, lagged before the start of the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi Rosberg by 12 points, won the race Sunday, but failed to beat the Germans in the final table.
Rosberg finished second and retained the advantage in the individual competition, scoring in total 380 385 points against the Briton, who won four of the last race of the season.
“Incredibly. I am very, very proud. I made the same feat, as did my father. He’ll be here in an hour and a half, and I look forward to meeting him”, – quotes Rosberg BBC.
Third in the final race of the season-2016 Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. Russian pilot “Toro Rosso” Daniel Quat dropped out of the race at the 17th lap.