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Mercedes disciplines Nico Rosberg for crashing into teammate Lewis Hamilton during race

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany answers reporters after the Belgium Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The increasingly strained relations at Mercedes look set to get even worse after Rosberg effectively ended Hamilton's race chances with a risky overtaking move that saw him clip and puncture the Briton's left tire. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany answers reporters after the Belgium Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The increasingly strained relations at Mercedes look set to get even worse after Rosberg effectively ended Hamilton's race chances with a risky overtaking move that saw him clip and puncture the Briton's left tire. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany gets a pit service during the Belgium Formula One race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg was second to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in acrimonious circumstances. (AP Photo/ Ben Stansall , Pool)

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany gets a pit service during the Belgium Formula One race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg was second to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in acrimonious circumstances. (AP Photo/ Ben Stansall , Pool)  (The Associated Press)

Formula One team Mercedes has disciplined Nico Rosberg for crashing into teammate Lewis Hamilton during last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, warning the German driver that "another such incident will not be tolerated."

The England-based team says in a statement released Friday that Rosberg has "acknowledged his responsibility for the contact" that occurred in the second lap of Sunday's race and "apologized for this error of judgment."

Following a meeting between the two drivers, executive director Toto Wolff and technical chief Paddy Lowe, Mercedes says "suitable disciplinary measures have been taken" against Rosberg but that he is free to race in the championship.

Rosberg leads the drivers' standings on 220 points, with Hamilton in second place on 191.

Mercedes says the two drivers "accept the team's No. 1 rule: there must be no contact between the team's cars on track."