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Rosberg equals Sir Stirling Moss

Nico Rosberg's getaway at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix won him the race.

Not only was the German able to leapfrog pole sitter Lewis Hamilton, but he was also able to bog down his team-mate on the first corner, pushing him into a vulnerable position where contact was a distinct possibility.

As it happened Hamilton suffered severe damage, both to his car and his track position, a combination which put Hamilton out of contention for the race win.

Rosberg meanwhile was able to control the race out front, it didn't really matter what the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen did in terms of tyre strategy, the Mercedes had him covered regardless.

So Rosberg now moves on to 16 Formula One career victories, equalling Sir Stirling Moss and becoming the joint record holder of a dubious long-standing record.

Rosberg and Moss now share the title of the most Grand Prix victories by a racer who has failed to win a Formula One World Championship.

With Rosberg now winning five races in succession, over the course of the end of the 2015 season and beginning of 2016, it won't be long to Rosberg holds that record on his own.

Whilst on great form however Rosberg was keen to play down his five-in-a-row achievement.

'Itís not something that I think about. I havenít thought about it right in this moment. Iím just thinking about the season, itís two wins in a row now, good points, thatís where my focus is and thatís it really. Five wins, three wins in a row, it doesnít make a difference.' he told Heikki Kulta from Turun Sanomat.

Talking to Christopher Joseph from Chicane he added: 'Next race Ė where are we going, China? It is a good moment because we have a good car and I just want to make the most of it.








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Date:Monday April 4 2016

Time: 10:00AM

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