LONDON - The Mercedes Formula One team disciplined Nico Rosberg Friday after he accepted "responsibility" for a crash with teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian Grand Prix. The action was announced after a clear-the-air encounter between the arch-rival teammates at the boardroom of the Mercedes racing headquarters in Brackley, near London. "During this meeting, Nico acknowledged his responsibility for the contact that occurred on lap two of the Belgian Grand Prix and apologised for this error of judgement," said a statement. "Suitable disciplinary measures have been taken for the incident." Rosberg clipped Hamilton 's car on lap two of Sunday's race. The Briton suffered a puncture which effectively ended his chances of winning. He retired before the end and is now 29 points behind Rosberg .–AFP