How Hockenheim summed up Hamilton vs Rosberg

How Hockenheim summed up Hamilton vs Rosberg

The private battle between Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for world championships since 2014 has always been defined by small margins and tiny moments, but perhaps no more so than in the German Grand Prix

This was the 2016 season in microcosm. More than that, the German Grand Prix weekend was the last two-and-a-half years of Formula 1 racing and the story of a personal rivalry rolled into just three days.

Nico Rosberg was so close to winning his home grand prix. That might seem an absurd suggestion given he finished fourth, but just as with the world championship in the previous two years, and with the way this season's title looks to be going, the margins between glory and disaster were tiny.

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