Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg - 24 year old pilot of the series formula - 1, was born on June 27 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Nico played for the team and Mercedes GP WilliamsF1. Rosberg came after a season in Formula World Championship Grand Prix in 2005, this season ended in victory for him in the Art Grand Prix, and in April the same year, Williams announced Nico Rosberg test - pilot. Nico Rosberg son of Finnish champion Formula One season in January 1982 Keke Rosberg. Fluent in four languages ​​Italian, French, English and German, a little more complicated with the Finnish, despite the fact that he studied it hard. The beginning of his career spent under German rider and the Finnish flag, but the famous Formula 1 driver appears under the flag of Germany. Toward the end of the year it was suggested Rosberg - the place to invite the young prize-winning pilot. His stellar career he began in 1996 and won the regional kart championship in Germany in karting. In 1997 - 1998 years. Nico participated in the North American and French Karting Championship, and 4th place was taken in 1999 in the junior championship of karting in Europe. Hence began the famous racing career in Formula 1. Rosberg took part in the 2000 and 2001. in the world and European championship karting. In 2002 Nico Rosberg came in the Formula BMW, but to speak in the European Formula One series has turned out only in 2003 and 2004. Rosberg predetermined fate of the work on the tests, which took place in the team of Williams, where Nico has demonstrated stability and performance in a team and technical education at a high enough level. This work was done at the same time with the championship Grand Prix 2, where Nico participated in the 2005 season and became the winner. His debut in Formula 1 is perhaps the most desirable time for any novice rider's career. In this case, Nico Rosberg can simply be called lucky, because he had the opportunity to make his debut in a team that knows how to win and have already won. After the first arrival in Bahrain, Rosberg brought his team score, finishing with the seventh place. For Rosberg in 2008 championship started with a podium. At the end of the season Rosberg was waiting for another success in Singapore. The driver is better able to take advantage of all the other exit to the highway safety of machines, finishing the night Grand Prix in second place. Many times there were rumors about Nico Rosberg going into the other team.
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2017-06-20 12:14:08

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Recently the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that Nico Rosberg was the basis of the problems in the relationship with Lewis Hamilton. The German, who in last season's champion, sees things differently.Nico Rosberg "I know that Toto really thinks about me, so I don't care what the English press writes. Last Tuesday we gathered together 600000 Euro for blind children at a charity event.From time to time I read what you write on the Internet, but this Chapter is closed for me. It's funny because all these squabbles do not concern me more. I won the battle. I hope that one day we will be together on all this to laugh".

2017-06-16 09:54:08

Toto Wolff about the Rosberg I don't understand

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that journalists paraphrased his words concerning relations with Nico Rosberg.Toto Wolff "I said only that he would be surprised if I saw him in the peloton next year. I'm not saying that I will not be surprised if he returns to the championship in the Ferrari camp.It all shows how out of the blue created history at the Formula-1".

2017-06-14 12:34:04

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg said bluntly that he did not want to return to the Royal race.Nico Rosberg "No, I really retired. I am happy and proud of the results and successes achieved. They're good enough. Formula 1 for me in the past, and I'm going to do something new.I don't even want to go back for one Grand Prix. I would have refused. From the Formula-E I also don't refuse. Maybe I'll try in the future."Earlier, the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said "I would not be surprised to see Nico in a Ferrari or something. He's only 31, he is still young. Maybe he'll change his mind".

2017-06-11 09:44:05

Nico Rosberg could return to Formula 1

Nico Rosberg could return to Formula 1

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff in an interview with the newspaper Le Journal de Montreal told me that she had been shocked when Nico Rosberg announced his retirement shortly after winning the championship in 2016.Toto Wolff "I knew his plan as soon as he reported it. Nico no longer wanted to sacrifice themselves, family, and through another heavy fight with the best pilot in the world. Instead, he decided to devote himself to his family. You can't blame him for that."Non-Executive Director Head of Mercedes Niki Lauda agreed "of Course it surprised me. Nico told us later that he would have continued if it had not won his title. He could tell us about this before. But I think Valtteri has proved a worthy replacement".Lauda believes that Nico Rosberg will not return, but Wolff had a different opinion.Toto Wolff "I know something, and I wouldn't be surprised if once again will see Niko in Formula 1 driving a Ferrari or a car of another team.He's only 31, he is still young. Maybe he'll change his mind, I don't know. And no, Nico would not act in the Indy 500".

2017-05-31 11:44:04

Nico Rosberg At the age of 31 I can do whatever I want

Nico Rosberg At the age of 31 I can do whatever I want

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg is very happy with his new life outside of Formula 1.Nico Rosberg "I was lucky that at 31, I can start a new life. You can do whatever you want, you can start a new career, to communicate with new people. It's just greatAs for the team and Bottas, then it is a good choice and a good replacement. Yes, he needs more time to understand how the machine works and how to work to develop it, but it will come".

2017-05-27 10:44:03

Head of Mercedes a hint about the composition of the pilots for the season-2018

Head of Mercedes a hint about the composition of the pilots for the season-2018

Head Mercedes Wolff has hinted that Mercedes will not make any changes to the driver line-up for 2018.Toto Wolff "Nico Rosberg has played a fundamental role in the development of these machines. His brain was working like a real engineer, but Valtteri Bottom we found the best replacement. The dynamics of the team changed completely.With Lewis and Nico we have gone through different phases from the friendship and rivalry to hostility and arrogance. But Valtteri and Lewis are no differences.They respect each other and look forward to a good result from each other. I think Lewis has changed over the winter. He moved from a solo to a true team player".

2017-05-27 10:04:03

Nico Rosberg I'm totally done with racing

Nico Rosberg I'm totally done with racing

Nico Rosberg admitted that he never wants to return to racing.Nico Rosberg "I'm completely finished with it. This is the page of my story, which is completely turned upside down. It was the perfect end to a perfect career.I am happy to watch championship events on TV. I can tell you that the broadcast is very good, as always. Although it has been 12 years since the last time I watched Formula 1 on TV".

2017-05-26 15:34:03

Nico Rosberg I don't want to go into all of this

Nico Rosberg I don't want to go into all of this

Defending champion Nico Rosberg admitted that last year's experience left him a deep impression.Nico Rosberg "I spent a lot of time to recover from all the stress and events of the past year. I'm not going to accept new challenges, meet people, talk to them. I'm happy with what I do. And in Monaco specifically to start a conversation with someone from old friends not going".

2017-05-25 11:14:03

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Defending champion Nico Rosberg admitted that watching the championship events on TV.Nico Rosberg "Two children is a big responsibility and a big burden on parents. I have a lot of time to spend with his wife. But that does not prevent me to watch the racing.The first Grand Prix was really exciting for Formula 1 no one knew who would win. In addition, the fight between Mercedes and Ferrari - I want nothing more.".

2017-05-22 10:54:05

Nico Rosberg admitted that expecting a baby

Nico Rosberg admitted that expecting a baby

The current champion of Formula 1 Nico Rosberg is under the pressure of the press admitted that for the second time.Nico Rosberg "we are very happy. We just loved it and waiting for the birth of the second child. I live a new life and fully enjoy it. Very cool to spend time with the family. I am very pleased that we will have a second child. I am pleased that now I will fully support his wife Vivian".We will remind, a two-time father was the champion of 2007 Kimi Raikkonen.

2017-05-12 12:14:03

Nico Rosberg Hamilton more talented than me

Nico Rosberg Hamilton more talented than me

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg admitted that his former teammate Lewis Hamilton is more talented than he is.Nico Rosberg "I had to rely on the success with zeal, absolute commitment and zero compromise. It was the only way I could work my way up.In Formula 1 there are pilots that are more talented than I am. Maybe it's even my former teammate. He is one of the best pilots of all time and an incredible enemy.It's been five months since our last dispute with Lewis. I don't know what can prevent us to be friends again".

2017-04-02 08:54:06

Fernando Alonso In the Mercedes just is not ready to fight

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso believes that the Mercedes team came to Australia, not expecting a tight fight.Fernando Alonso "I thought last year they came to Australia fully prepared to fight for the victory. That was their goal and plan. Nico Rosberg won in brilliant manner of driving. Now the Mercedes team simply was not ready to fight.Wait a couple of races, but definitely, Ferrari seems to be more competitive. It's good".

2017-03-30 11:14:06

Niki Lauda Rosberg couldn't overtake Bottas

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda continues to criticize Nico Rosberg, unexpectedly left the team at the end of last year.Niki Lauda "We are pleased with our choice. We are satisfied with the Bottom. He is an incredible pilot. I'm sure Rosberg wouldn't be able to repeat the result of Bottas in Australia. He wouldn't be able to get ahead of Valtteri. We are glad that Niko is gone, and Bottas has come in his place".

2017-03-29 14:44:03

Chapter Mercedes We talked with Fernando last winter

Chapter Mercedes We talked with Fernando last winter

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that after the departure of Nico Rosberg, his team turned to Fernando Alonso.Toto Wolff "Yes, we spoke with Fernando last winter. We were in negotiations with him, but we had a contract with McLaren. We are forced to respect the signed contracts.We do not have enough of fighting with McLaren. I don't know what their problems are. I only know that McLaren is a great team, but Honda is a large automobile manufacturer. Obviously, Alonso's hard to accept the fact that he can't fight for victory".

2017-03-24 11:14:05

Jacques Villeneuve I'm betting on Hamilton

Jacques Villeneuve I'm betting on Hamilton

The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve said he was confident in the victory of Lewis Hamilton in the fight for the title.Jacques Villeneuve "If you judge all pilots, Lewis Hamilton is now the fastest in pure speed. I think that he will win the championship. After the departure of Nico Rosberg no one else to fight him.I just don't like the way he puts himself, as delivers the society. He imagines himself the star of TV screens, considering just the surrounding rabble. So pupils behave, no more.Valtteri Bottas - the average pilot. It may well be, so bad. But he must win in the Mercedes. Else to expect from him is impossible".

2017-03-23 10:24:05

Mercedes are interested in Vettel

Mercedes are interested in Vettel

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that his team is interested in a possible collaboration with Sebastian Vettel.Toto Wolff "Season opens 2018 alternative, which can be interesting, but at the moment we don't spend time on this question, focusing on Battese and Hamilton.As for Vettel, I personally have a good relationship with him, and he fit into the team.However, Sebastian is the one who is absolutely loyal to her current employer. He is focused on Ferrari. But who knows what will happen in the future It would be unwise to write off four-time champion from Germany from the accounts. This is an interesting option for the Mercedes".Since then, as in 2010, Mercedes put its own team in Formula 1, one of its pilots was the representative of Germany. In the same year, after the departure of Nico Rosberg, Mercedes will present the Brit and Finn.

2017-03-18 11:34:03

Niki Lauda My impressions of Battese very good

Niki Lauda My impressions of Battese very good

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda commented on Valtteri Battese, which took the place of departed Nico Rosberg.Niki Lauda "My first impression is very good. It's Finn, so he doesn't say much, but he works a lot to get used to the team. I'm impressed with how quickly he was able to get used to the car.And still no signs of tension that characterized the relationship between Hamilton and Rosberg. Now in the team it's simple. Lewis all the cards on hand, and Bottas gets used to the team.We are waiting for the first races to see how they get along with each other, what are the gaps and how things will develop. I don't know yet".

2017-03-16 15:04:11

Nico Rosberg I can return the head of the team

Nico Rosberg I can return the head of the team

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg did not deny the possibility of his return to Formula 1.Nico Rosberg "Return as a pilot is impossible for me. Of course, there are some strange moments for me, like to watch the first race on TV. I'm still a big fan of Formula 1.Now looking for new projects and I must say that I really relaxed. 20 races a year is like being a hamster on a wheel. Although this is the best hamster wheel in the worldI'm a passionate competitor, and I loved my career. To defeat all and become the world champion, you have to be absolutely uncompromising, and that was my goal.Perhaps I will return one day, but in the role of team leader".

2017-03-16 10:34:03

Mick Schumacher is waiting for a hard debut in Formula 3

Mick Schumacher is waiting for a hard debut in Formula 3

Such statement was made by Nico Rosberg, who said he knows how it feels to debut in the highest echelons of world Motorsport as a son of a famous father.Nico Rosberg "as soon As you start asking about 100 times, then immediately start to get nervous. Expectations from the speeches of Micah is very high.I read somewhere that Mick is the favorite title in Formula 3, but this will be only his first season in the championshipLewis Hamilton was fifth in his first year in Formula 3. In my opinion, for success in this series takes two years. But if it says that Mick is the favorite, he could either disappoint wrote it, or make incredible.I have a lot of sympathy for the guy, because I know what it's like. I can only hope that he will not pay attention to it".

2017-03-15 10:14:05

Niki Lauda surprised by the appearance of Nico Rosberg on the tests

Niki Lauda surprised by the appearance of Nico Rosberg on the tests

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda admitted that the appearance of Nico Rosberg in the pits the team during the tests in Barcelona was his big surprise.Niki Lauda "I was surprised, to be honest. If I retired, then would not have appeared here. I enjoyed family, child, wife.I don't think his appearance is due to return. He's not coming back. Nico is comfortable in his house. This is likely related to obligations to Mercedes and sponsors".

2017-03-03 10:54:04

Nico Rosberg For the victory will fight the strongest

Nico Rosberg For the victory will fight the strongest

Defending champion Nico Rosberg believes that now in Formula 1 it is not enough just to get a fast car, you also need to work a lot.Nico Rosberg "the Cars will now force the pilots to watch your form, find the limits of their physics. We have seen before, when cars had similar characteristics that fought for the victory is already exhausted physically and won only by the strongest. This is a real sport. These machines are absolute monsters, and the pilots now Gladiator".

2017-03-01 14:14:03

Nico Rosberg has called for the tests in Barcelona

Nico Rosberg has called for the tests in Barcelona

Defending champion Nico Rosberg has called for the tests in Barcelona. First the German went into the pits home team Mercedes. Later Nico commented on what he saw on the track.Nico Rosberg "the new machines comes positive energy. The pilots are happy, the fans happy - as it should be.New car demanding to the physical form of pilots. Now they have to work at the limit of their physical capabilities. Especially a lot goes to the neck.Car Mercedes looks good, both externally and the speed. It looks like the main threat is Ferrari".

2017-02-21 10:24:03

Lego has immortalized the Mercedes team

Lego has immortalized the Mercedes team

The famous Lego company specializing in children's designers, in honor of the third victory of the Mercedes in Formula 1 championship decided to release a matching set.The kit has everything your heart desires the cars of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, the pilots, crew, boxes, part of the pit wall, the press center with the journalists, stands, screens depicting what is happening on the track events, idle onlookers and fans.

2017-02-19 15:14:03

Hamilton does not want to share information with Bottas

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that he did not intend to share his telemetry with new team-mate Valtteri Bottas.Lewis Hamilton "I go on the road and doing their job, and someone can all take advantage of it. I don't want to see that Bottas, and I don't want to see my data. I've already talked about it with the team.We choose braking points, memorize the bumps and rubberized parts of the track - it all helps to drive the circle faster. I think it would look bad if someone will copy my data".It is worth noting that in the past Hamilton himself repeatedly copied the settings chosen, Nico Rosberg, and then won the race.

2017-02-18 13:04:03

Valtteri Bottas I am satisfied with a one-year contract

Valtteri Bottas I am satisfied with a one-year contract

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas responded to criticism of his one-year contract, what time to speak all the ex-pilots of Formula-1.Valtteri Bottas "I understand that this is not the best agreement at this stage. But I also understand that the team wants to see how well I do this season, so I was happy with everything.My career has always been this way - I always had to earn its place. But this time I seem to know how to pilot this machine.Very happy that Lewis will be my team mate. This is a great chance to show their abilities. I always wanted the fastest teammate. And now it is."After four years in Formula 1, Bottas never lost to a teammate at the end of the season. As for Lewis Hamilton, for ten years, he twice came from behind teammates Jenson Button in 2011 and Nico Rosberg in 2016.

2017-02-16 10:54:03

Nico Rosberg My relationship with Lewis starts to improve

Nico Rosberg My relationship with Lewis starts to improve

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg has confirmed that his relationship with Lewis Hamilton has sharply gone on the amendment.Nico Rosberg "I think it will take some time. Although now, in the absence of competition, we were able to find some common ground.Who knows what will happen, but personally I'm open to better relations with Hamilton in the future, because we've been friends about 15 years ago.I was very passionate about racing, they were my passion, they were my desire to become a champion. It took me 11 years.Actually, for me, the challenge was to get the sports, I wrestled and chased because of the sporting component of the race. Therefore, the struggle and difficulties through which I have passed, has brought me satisfaction. My passion has been associated with overcoming these challenges, with a desire to become the best in the world".

2017-02-16 10:24:03

Alessandro Zanardi Bottas - not Rosberg

Alessandro Zanardi Bottas - not Rosberg

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 and two-time Paralympic champion Alessandro Zanardi believes that Valtteri Bottas will not be able to replace Nico Rosberg.Alessandro Zanardi "Hamilton has proven several times that he's on another level compared to rivals. No doubt about it.Rosberg managed to beat him, and it was due to his personal qualities, not Lewis. Bottas is a very good pilot, no question, but he is not Nico.Now Lewis would be dominating in the championship. Right behind him is a pair of pilots of Red Bull, and a leader in this pair Verstappen, not ricciardo. Just behind them would trail a Ferrari".

2017-02-15 10:54:05

Nico Rosberg won the award "Breakthrough of the year"

Nico Rosberg won the award

Nico Rosberg, who quit Formula 1 in five days after received his title, was awarded with the award for Laureus "Breakthrough of the year".Last season, the German has achieved his first title of the champion, standing under a monstrous onslaught of Lewis Hamilton, which created an incredibly tense climax to the championship.On Tuesday Nico Rosberg added to his collection another trophy, beating such famous athletes as Almaz Ayana and Wade van Nikerk.

2017-02-14 11:54:03

Nico Rosberg Vettel is the best option for Mercedes

Nico Rosberg Vettel is the best option for Mercedes

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg believes that Sebastian Vettel is the best option for Mercedes.Nico Rosberg "Vettel I know that his contract expires this year, so Mercedes should seriously consider his candidacy as a combat pilot. This is a very good option. Sure, Mercedes and without my prompting has already started work on this contract."Recall that at the end of this year ends the contract and Fernando Alonso. But will Mercedes get a pair of Hamilton-Alonso which created a sensation ten years ago.