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Rosberg to stay at Williams in 2009 - Nico says he will remain with his team next year

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It’s the 12th August 2008, and you’re listening to F1Minute.

Nico Rosberg has added his name to the growing list of drivers who will be staying put in 2009. Rosberg says his future is with Williams, for next year, at least, and puts his decision down to feeling very comfortable within the team.

Rosberg has also been discussing the upcoming Valencian Grand Prix, and says that practice is going to be really important for all the teams to get as many laps in as possible. He says: “We'll really be taking a guess on the set-up from what we know of other street tracks, and then take it step by step through the weekend. So it's very important to keep the car on the track because if you crash, you lose a lot of time that the others will spend working on it.”

Finally, Ron Dennis has announced that from next year, he will be rotating the McLaren staff that travel to Grands Prix, to give them more of a break. He blames the expanding calendar for 2009, and the lack of a three week summer break.

That’s it for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.