Nico Rosberg announces shock F1 retirement days after world title win: 'I am on the peak, so this feels right'

Baku, December 2 AZERTAC

Nico Rosberg, the 2016 Formula One world champion, has announced his shock retirement from the sport - only five days after securing the title.

According to Telegraph, the Mercedes driver said he had "climbed a mountain" and reached a peak that leaves him "1,000% sure" he must finish his racing career.

Rosberg paid tribute to his wife Vivian and his daughter Alaïa for the sacrifices they have made for him, adding he is looking forward to "being a husband and dad for a while".

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