F1's invisible man has something to prove

F1's invisible man has something to prove

Most assume that Nico Rosberg will be Lewis Hamilton's support act at Mercedes in 2013. But as Edd Straw explains, the German will see it as his chance to finally emerge as a world beater in his own right

Nico Rosberg has become the invisible man of Formula 1. So much so that, when Lewis Hamilton's move to Mercedes was confirmed last Friday, how the new team-mates will stack up against each other was way down the list of conversation topics.

Instead, the focus was on whether Hamilton had just thrown away his grand prix career with a move to an underachieving team and the fate of Michael Schumacher.

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