Pas­tor is passed

Motor Sport News - - Racing News -

The award for most amus­ing F1 story of the year so far goes to every­body’s favourite Span­ish GP win­ner, Pas­tor Mal­don­ado, who last week said he was dis­ap­pointed not to find a way back onto the F1 grid this year… with Mercedes. The Venezue­lan, who w as dumped by Re­nault for 2016, said he was dis­ap­pointed world cham­pion Nico Ros­berg’s re­tire­ment didn’t pave his way back into the sport. “I eval­u­ated op­tions but I was only in­ter­ested in com­ing back to a com­pet­i­tive seat,” said Mal­don­ado. “Af­ter Ros­berg quit, that could have cre­ated a domino ef­fect that would have guar­an­teed me a good chance, but things turned out dif­fer­ently.”

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