Proving a point?
What does muddy the waters, however, is what Rosberg might have let slip in Mercedes’ post-race briefing. Hamilton and team boss Toto Wolff both indicate that Rosberg admitted he maintained his line to prove a “point”.
That might tweak the interest of the FIA, who have the power to open an investigation even after the fact.
But former driver and regular F1 steward Derek Warwick told British radio that even though Rosberg’s driving was “silly”, it is “an internal problem” for Mercedes rather than “a problem for the FIA or the stewards”.
And an FIA spokesman told the Daily Mail: “The FIA will not intervene in this issue.