Rosberg plays down Hamilton advantage

Nico Rosberg has dismissed suggestions that Lewis Hamilton is the better driver during single lap qualifying.

The Mercedes pair have dominated proceedings during the season so far, with Rosberg winning the season-opener in Australia before Hamilton led home a Merc one-two in Malaysia, Bahrain, China and Spain.

For most of the season the Mercedes rivals have been fairly evenly matched, with Rosberg seemingly the faster of the two on race day during both the Bahrain and Spanish grands prix.

Hamilton, though, has qualified in front of the German in four of the five races so far this year, which contributed greatly to the Brit having the superior points haul so far this season

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