Rosberg Evaluates Options for 2010

After proving his faithfulness to Frank Williams more than once in his 3-year F1 career, German driver Nico Rosberg admitted he is now evaluating his options for the upcoming 2010 season. As his deal with Williams Team expires at the end of the year, the former GP2 champion made it very clear that he'll be looking for a race winning car next year.

Needless to say, if Williams do not manage to update their package in order to challenge for race wins in the second part of the season, Rosberg will move away from the Grove based team at the end of the year. The German admitted, earlier this year, that only the chance of a fresh start with the new regulation changes has kept him with Williams for 2009.

However, with the German driver only scoring 4.5 points in the first 5 races of the season, his future with old Frank seems unlikely by the racing weekend, despite the comfortable feeling he admits having at Grove.

I'm trying to build an image in my head about what possibilities are for next year,” confirmed the son of 1982 F1 champion Keke Rosberg in an interview with British magazine AUTOSPORT.

It would be great to have one (race-winning car) now, but in F1 there's only two teams that have race-winning machines if anything. So you just need to be patient. If you deserve it sooner or later it will come and next year is going to be an important stop for my career. I would like to find something which is a good, long-term solution. It's important to get it right,” added the 23-year old driver.

In the past, Rosberg is believed to have turned down a great offer from McLaren Mercedes, shortly after Fernando Alonso decided to leave the Woking based outfit at the end of 2007. Although heavily linked with a move to Mercedes' works team at the time, Rosberg decided to stick with Frank Williams for another season.

McLaren seems like the best option for Rosberg in 2010 also, as the German car maker is currently seeking a fellow countryman to join reigning champion Lewis Hamilton at Woking. The fact that Heikki Kovalainen's deal with McLaren also expires at the end of the year is one more argument to support this potential move.
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