Former Ferrari Chief Press Officer Alberto Antonini has revealed that Nico Rosberg has also talked to Ferrari representatives during his career about the possibility of moving to Maranella.
The Abu Dhabi season finale was somewhat overshadowed by a new wave of rumors about Lewis Hamilton's potential transfer to Ferrari this season 2017.
The Italian newspaper Gazetta dello Sport reported that Hamilton was expected to meet with Ferrari President John Elkanno twice, which was not denied by the six-time F1 champion.
In his latest column for the Italian System Passion, Antonini shared some memories, information and stressed that there was a rumor behind someone who had to have a good background for their reporting.
“I honestly don't know if the rumors about Hamilton and Ferrari are true,” Antonini wrote.
“But it is certain that when rumors and contact stories are public, it is because someone who knows the situation well, comfortably forward. ”
Antonini, who worked for Ferrari during the years 2015 and 2018 revealed that Ferrari has also had private conversations with Nic Rosberg in recent years, but this enact has never been made public.
“When Nico Rosberg visited us at the Maranell office, so to speak, no one knew,” added to Antonina, while promising to describe more details of Rosberg's visits in the following columns.