Rosberg guilty, but not really a villain
Nico Rosberg may have been guilty for his lack of pragmatism when trying to pass Lewis Hamilton at Spa, but there was no malice in his intentions, as EDD STRAW explains
Until the two Mercedes drivers reached the end of the Kemmel Straight and turned into the Les Combes right-hander on lap two of the Belgian Grand Prix, the conflict between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg was a cold war.
There had been flashpoints, games of brinksmanship, suspicions, hostility and a growing atmosphere of distrust, but this was the moment when the warning shots stopped and the live ammunition was used for the first time.
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