It is fair to say that nobody saw this coming.
Nico Rosberg’s decision to retire from Formula 1 just six days after clinching his maiden world championship has already sent shockwaves through the racing world.
To see a professional athlete bow out in such fashion is rare, particularly when they’re nowhere near retirement age. Alas, it seems that one world title was enough for Nico.
Here’s a round-up of how the racing world has reacted to Rosberg’s retirement on Twitter.