Nico Rosberg hails "great day" for Mercedes

Germany's Nico Rosberg says that it has been a "great day" as he claimed victory at his home Grand Prix for the first time in his Formula 1 career.

Nico Rosberg has said that he had a "great day" after winning the German Grand Prix for the first time in his Formula 1 career.

The German started from pole position and never dropped out of the lead at his home race as he extended his lead at the top of the drivers' standings.

The Mercedes driver, who signed a contract extension with the team earlier this week, told Sky Sports News: "Wow, what a great day after so many great events for me this week! I came here hoping for a win and it worked out perfectly.

"My Silver Arrow was so dominant, thanks to the team for this fantastic car. I'm so happy for Mercedes, it was the first win for many many years in Germany."

The victory was Rosberg's fourth of the season.

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates in Parc Ferme after victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheimring on July 20, 2014
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