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Will Nico Rosberg’s Aggression Cost Him the 2016 F1 World Championship?

Everything was falling into place for Nico Rosberg to end Lewis Hamilton's three-race winning streak at Sunday's German Grand Prix and reclaim the lead in the Formula One drivers' championship that he had lost to his Mercedes team-mate the week before in Hungary. On Saturday, Rosberg qualified on pole (he won the German race from the front of the grid in 2014), but things started to go wrong as soon as the race began. Hamilton and the two Red Bulls swamped Rosberg on the run to the Hockenheimring's quick first turn and Hamilton immediately began to pull away. It would only get worse for Rosberg. On Lap 29, he made a clumsy, perhaps desperate, passing manoeuvre on Max Verstappen at the hairpin, forcing the Red Bull driver off the track. Rosb...

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