Nico Rosberg: “Piastri vs. Norris is a total threat!” / Formula 1

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg is impressed with GP newcomer Oscar Piastri taking over Lando Norris at McLaren in 2023. “You can really feel how assured Piastri is.”


Wiesbaden’s Nico Rosberg additionally arrived after a month-long tug-of-war between Alpi and McLaren. According to the 2016 Formula 1 champion, the French didn’t minimize a good determine. What stunned 23-time GP winner Rosberg greater than the contract confusion: Australian Piastri took over from highly-rated Lando Norris for his first GP season in 2023.

As GP pundit for British Sky, Nico Rosberg stated: “It will likely be a very tough job for younger Oscar. To me, Lando is a world-class driver, fabricated from champions. We noticed how tough it was for eight-time GP winner Daniel Ricciardo towards Lando. And Oscar nonetheless has to study every thing.”

Piastri made his solution to Formula 1 at a quick tempo: Formula 3 Champion 2020, Formula 2 Champion 2021. Born in Melbourne, Piastri is 21 years previous. Nico Rosberg continues: “Looking at Oscar’s profession, it is clear that this is the place the longer term celebrity is rising. But it will not be simple for him to get near Norris.

“I have to say: the man has braveness!” Because he might stand as much as Lando or get hit, which would not be good for him. We know the way shortly a pilot could be written off on this sport. But you may really feel how assured Piastri is in himself, and if you’re deeply assured in your self, then you’ll solely take dangers. You do not get a possibility like McLaren each day.”

Italian Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale Monza

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:20:27.511 h.
02. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +2.446s
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +3,405
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +5,061
05. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +5,380
06. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +6,091
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +6,207
08. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, +6,396
09. Nick de Vries (NL), Williams, +7,122
10. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +7,910
11. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +8.323
12. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +8.549
13. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +1 Rde
15. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, +1 lap
Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, engine failure
Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, Energy Recovery
Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, lack of water, engine overheating
Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, vitality restoration

Championship standing (after 16 out of twenty-two races)

01. Verstappen 335 factors
02. Leclerc 219
03. Perez 210
04. Russell 203
05. Sainz 187
06. Hamilton 168
07. Norris 88
08. Okon 66
09. Alonso 59
10. Botta is 46 years previous
11. Gasly 22
12. Magnussen 22
13. Hag 20
14. Ricardo 19
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Zhou 6
18. Walk 5
19. Album 4
20. De Vries 2
21. Latifi 0
22. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Cup
01. Red Bull Racing 545 factors
02. Ferrari 406
03. Mercedes 371
04. Alpine 125
05. McLaren 107
06. Alfa Romeo 52
07. Haas 34
08. AlphaTauri 33
09. Aston Martin 25
10. Williams 6


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