Nico Rosberg
May 26

Lauda not pleased with Hamilton/Rosberg feud


(L) and (R) during the post-race press conference after the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic.)

has scolded Lewis Hamilton for not congratulating teammate Nico Rosberg after his second consecutive Monaco win on Sunday.

As their clash for the 2014 title exploded in dramatic style in the principality, the 2008 World Champion declared his friendship with Rosberg over.

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May 25

F1: Vision problem ends Hamilton’s chase of Rosberg

Monte Carlo, Monaco. Sunday 25 May 2014. World Copyright: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image SNE12002 copy

spent most of the on teammate ’s gearbox, until a piece of debris got stuck in his eye. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Lewis Hamilton was forced to give up his chase of Nico Rosberg in Monaco after getting some debris in his eye.

In the closing laps, he lost some nine second to his teammate and came under threat from . Until then, he had been pushing Rosberg hard.

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May 25

F1: Rosberg Takes Second Straight Monaco GP Win

Nico Rosberg raced to his second victory of the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

raced to his second victory of the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate , who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 1-2 finish.

The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a strong start and holding off Hamilton to repeat his maiden GP win from pole here in Monaco last year.

“The pressure was on all the way but I kept it cool and was able to win,” said Rosberg, who celebrated by hugging his team engineers.

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May 24

F1: No Further Action Taken Against Rosberg After Qualifying Incident

Nico Rosberg is at risk of losing pole position in Monaco. (Photo: Getty Images)

was investigated after bring out yellow flags in qualifying. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nico Rosberg will keep his pole position after the stewards decided to take no further action against the German after his incident at Mirabeau.

The stewards decided that “no offence was committed by the driver of car No. 6,” and by way of explanation said that they had examined video and telemetry, and could find no evidence of any offence.

While the Mercedes team can breathe a sigh of a relief, there is no question that the affair has ramped up tension between Rosberg and , which could translate to an interesting start tomorrow.

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May 24

F1: Rosberg Takes Pole For Monaco Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg captured his second pole position of the season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

captured his second pole position of the season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of on Saturday after making a late error that left his Mercedes teammate visibly irate at missing out on a shot at qualifying in first place.

With Rosberg holding the best time, the Mercedes pair went out for one final qualifying lap with less than a minute remaining in the session, but the German lost control coming out of the Mirabeau turn, sliding down an escape road. After Rosberg backed out onto the circuit, a yellow flag came up — meaning the session was over and Hamilton could not improve on his time.

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