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Nico Rosberg retirement news smashes JA on F1 comment record

Nico Rosberg’s retirement has set a new record for the most comments on a JA on F1 news story.

Nico Rosberg retirement news smashes JA on F1 comment record

Nico Rosberg’s retirement has set a new record for the most comments on a JA on F1 news story.

The world champion stunned F1 when he announced he would stop racing in the championship just five days after clinching his first title at the Abu Dhabi 2016 season finale.

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Rosberg’s decision and the debate it has generated, as well as the theories on which driver Mercedes will sign to replace the 31-year-old, produced 1,340 comments on the story over six days.

This broke the previous comment record for a news story on this site, which was the 1,195 left on the analysis of Sebastian Vettel’s decision to ignore team orders at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix – the famous “Multi 21” incident with his then Red Bull teammate Mark Webber.

Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber 2013

Our analysis of which driver the Mercedes bosses are leaning towards regarding Rosberg’s replacement has also generated an interesting discussion.

JA on F1 would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to comment on our news stories and for the support you offer and the discussions you take part in every F1 season.

This year has been another successful year for the site as we broke the 2.2m active unique users barrier for the first time.

As a token of our appreciation for you support, please enjoy the following quiz we have created from the best stats of the 2016 F1 season.

Once you have completed the quiz, please screenshot your score and post it in the comments section below alongside your full name and one lucky winner of those who get the highest score will receive a prize. Don’t forget to use a valid email so we can contact the winner.

Thanks again, from everyone at JA on F1.
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