Australian Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg believes the new style of racing that is required to be successful in Formula One is good for the sport.
Despite some claims that the new, less-noisy V6 Turbo power units detract from the sport as a spectacle, Mercedes driver Rosberg believes the rules changes that came into effect this year are improving the sport as a whole.
The German claims that it is far more of a challenge to get the car to perform optimally and that the reduced levels of downforce the cars have make for thrilling racing.
“It has shuffled everything about, which is great. The sport needs that,” Rosberg told Autosport ahead of this week’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
“And it is contemporary. It is all very, very energy efficient, which is a good direction to take