Nico Rosberg says Lewis Hamilton is “a driver from another planet”

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2016 Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg compares his former team-mates and rivals Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher.

Nico Rosberg is the only driver to have had the opportunity to drive alongside two most successful drivers in the history of Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher. After the season finale in Abu Dhabi, Rosberg compared the two all-time greats.

“Schumacher was certainly the most complete racing driver of all,” the German told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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“The way he experienced this sport, the motivation to improve himself and the team in every conceivable area, that’s pretty huge. I don’t think that has happened a second time in Formula 1.

“Hamilton is a natural talent, a driver from another planet. He sits in a car and is immediately fast.

“Which is quite impressive,” concluded Rosberg.

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