Rosberg adamant Hamilton won't break him mentally


11 May 2014 by Ryan Wood

Nico Rosberg says Lewis Hamilton's run of victories this season isn't enough to break him psychologically, but he admits he must do more to end the Briton's momentum.

Hamilton has won every race he's finished this season so far and even claimed four pole positions to Rosberg's one, whilst the German has had to settle for 'second-best' each time since his victory in Australia.

Some within the paddock believe it will start to affect Rosberg mentally, therefore aiding Hamilton, but the 28-year-old is adamant that won't happen.

"Break me down mentally? I think he will struggle with that one," said Rosberg after yet another second place in Spain.

"He [Hamilton] has the momentum. There is no way round that. I have to try to break it."

Rosberg also denied speculation that the pair could fall out, similar to the great Senna-Prost rivalry, thanks to their days karting together when they were younger and both fighting for championships back then.

"The advantage we have is that we have done it before, when we were 14 and it is so funny because it is like deja-vu all day long.

"It's not a first time and even back then we had discussions, debates but always... life goes on, we discuss it and life goes on, so that helps, yeah."