Rosberg tips ‘fighter ’ Vettel for top finish
German driver Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari will not give up on catching Lewis Hamilton of Britain in the drivers’ standings, according to retired world champion Nico Rosberg.
With four races to go, 30-year-old Vettel is 59 points behind Mercedes driver Hamilton, 32, with a maximum of 100 still on offer.
Rosberg, Hamilton’s former teammate at Mercedes, says his fellow German is a “fight - er ” but needs a “miracle” if he is to win a fifth world title this season.
“Ferrari always come back strong,” the 32-year-old told BBC Sport.
“It ’s so difficult for Sebastian now. Lewis has such momentum, everything is going in his direction.