5 Ways Nico Rosberg's Contract Extension Could Affect 2015 F1 Seat Race

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5 Ways Nico Rosberg's Contract Extension Could Affect 2015 F1 Seat Race
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Nico Rosberg's signing of a new two-year contract with Mercedes, as reported by Andrew Benson of BBC Sport, is a just reward for his services to the Silver Arrows.

The German driver has been a constant presence on the team since Mercedes established their own Formula One outfit in 2010 and, after years of difficulty alongside Michael Schumacher, now has his first shot at the title this season.

The four-time grand prix winner's new deal offers him a sense of security in his battle with teammate Lewis Hamilton, but has far-reaching consequences where the rest of the grid is concerned.

Here are five reasons why Rosberg's new deal is a significant development in the driver market.

  

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