F1 gossip: Rosberg, Horner, Alonso, Gasly, Verstappen, Raikkonen – BBC Sport

Monday, 11 February

Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he is glad to not be racing any more and admits to being “scared” during his career. (ZDF, via F1i.com)

F1 is searching for a new broadcast partner in the Middle East and North Africa, after BeIN Sports decided against renewing its deal because of piracy problems. (Autosport)

Red Bull boss Christian Horner thinks Liberty Media underestimated the task needed to deliver a better F1. (Motorsport)

McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran says they are yet to decide whether to use Fernando Alonso during pre-season testing. (F1i.com)

Pierre Gasly says he is “really close” to Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen and expects to have a good season together. (L’Equipe – in French)

Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi says he is “lucky” to have 2007 world champion and ex-Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen as his team-mate. (Autosport)

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