Rosberg has a tip for Verstappen: 'You'll hold off Hamilton longer'

20-10-2021 08:58 | Updated: 20-10-2021 09:16
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Rosberg has a tip for Verstappen: 'You'll hold off Hamilton longer'

Max Verstappen is battling Lewis Hamilton for the world title this year and if there's anyone who knows how to beat Hamilton in such a fight, it's Nico Rosberg. The 2016 world champion explains how he was able to beat Hamilton and so what Verstappen needs to do.

After being beaten twice Rosberg is gathering all his energy one more time. In 2016, he really needs to win over Hamilton. Mercedes has an extremely dominant car and so it is only between the drivers of Mercedes. Speaking to Square Mile Rosberg explains what he did to beat Hamilton.

Tips from Rosberg

''To win a Formula One World Championship, first of all, you need to look at your rival. In this case, it was Lewis, he was the only real rival, and he’s now proven to be the best of all time, so the level is unbelievably high. But, as is the case with any human, there are also some weaknesses,'' says the German.

''First of all, it’s important to be at your absolute 110% for the whole season, because anything less you’re just not going to have a chance against him. And it’s also important to be consistent over the whole season, to really not have any big, bad races, and deliver at every moment. And then Lewis also has these periods where he loses a bit of motivation – he has these dips in form – and there it’s important to maximise those moments, to keep him down for a bit longer. If all these ingredients come together you stand a chance,'' concludes the current Sky Sports analyst.

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