Rosberg announced his retirement five days after finally claiming his maiden world title.
"Well done Nico. More to life than chasing round in circles. Respect."
- Former world champion Damon Hill @HillF1
"I love my husband dearly but if he was home full time from the age of 31 then one of us would be doing time by now."
- Kelly McNish, wife of ex-F1 driver Allan McNish @KellyMcNishMC
"Boom! Nico you really surprised us there... Great champion, well deserved time off with your family and enjoy your success."
- Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz @carlosainz
"Respect, hope you will enjoy your time at the barbecue."
- Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg @HulkHulkenberg
"Definitely a great Champion!!!! Big admiration."
- Force India's Sergio Perez @schecoperez