Nico Rosberg (born the June 27th 1985 with Wiesbaden in Germany -), is a racing driver having the Finnish dual nationality and German. Wire of old the world champion Finnish Keke Rosberg, Nico chose to make career under German passport.
Haloed of its title of champion GP2, obtained in 2005, Nico Rosberg its beginnings in Formule 1 made, at the 20 years age, in 2006 within the British stable Williams at the time of the Grand Prix of Bahrain, on the circuit of Sakhir, the March 12th 2006. It disputes the season 2007, always at Williams, at the sides of the Austrian pilot Alexander Wurz.
As much of current pilots of Formula 1, Nico Rosberg discovers the automobile sport as a very young practitioner the Karting. It is in France - his/her father saw with Monaco - that it is initiated with this discipline, in 1996, at the ten years age, within the League Riviera tiny, then in 1997 in the championship of France tiny.
For the season 1998, Nico progresses in the hierarchy of the competitions of karting by disputing Championship ICA Junior, in Italy, where it finishes 3rd championship, but also with the the United States, where it is crowned champion this same year. At the time of the season 1999, it again carries out good performances in the Italian championship, which it finishes in the 3rd place and in the Championship of Europe, where it is classified 4th. In 2000, Nico Rosberg is crowned vice-champion of Europe of Formula has , behind some… Lewis Hamilton.
One very average season in 2001 in the Championship of the world in super series has , that it finishes in modest a 16th place, does not prevent it from obtaining, for its beginnings in the single-seater, a wheel for the season 2002 in championship of Germany de Formule BMW, that it gains. It then runs in Formule 3 Euroseries in 2003 and 2004, then gains in 2005 the first championship GP2 - which replaced the championship of Formule 3000 - in which is also committed Nelsinho Piquet, wire of triple world champion Brésil IEN Nelson Piquet. But confrontation between two wire of champions will not take place truly, because Nelsinho, in spite of a victory with Spa-Francorchamps, carries out one very average season in this new discipline and only finishes 7th, while Nico is crowned champion.
Thanks to the excellent relations that Keke Rosberg preserved with the stable Williams, which had enabled him to be crowned in 1982, Nico could control under private tests fine Williams 2002, becoming, at 17 years, the youngest pilot of F1 of the history of the discipline.
The March 12th 2006, Nico Rosberg makes promising beginnings in Formule 1 with the Grand Prix of Bahrain, within the stable Williams. Qualified on the 12th place on the grid, victim of a fixing to the first turn, it finishes the race in the points (7th) and produces the best turn in race (it at the same time charms with Fernando Alonso the title of younger pilot to carry out best time in race). “ Without that it would have finished on the podium ”, declared at the conclusion of the race the chief technical officer of the stable Williams, Sam Michael.
As of its second race in the queen category of the automobile sport, one week later, in Malaysia, Nico still surprises by obtaining promising a third place on the starting grid. Unfortunately, the breakage of its engine Cosworth prevents it from finishing the race.
The continuation of the season was more difficult, since it added up seven abandonments after 14 races, and that it did not finish any more in the points since the Grand Prix of Europe, fifth race of the season.
He usually speaks French.
In 2007, it begins well the season with 2 points with the Grand Prix of Australia, and 3 with the Grand Prix of Spain. But one period empties, as in 2006, leaves it without points. It is with the Grand Prix of Hungary, with the Grand Prix of Turkey, the Grand Prix of Italy and the Grand Prix of Belgium. that it takes again points. And then, with the Grand Prix of Brazil, it signs its best result: the 4th place. Nico finishes 9th with 20 points.
Statistics Formulates 1 of them( After the Grand Prix of Brazil 2007 )
Many seasons in F1 : 2
- disputed Grands Prix : 35
- Victories : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- marked Points : 24
- Moyenne of pts by GP : 00,69 pts
- Average of pts per season : 10,6 pts
- Poles Positions : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- Départ First line : 0 ( is 0,00%)
- Second place in Grand Prix : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- Third place in Grand Prix : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- Meilleurs turns : 1 ( is 3,125% )
- Podiums : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- In the points : 9 ( is 25,06% )
- Nombre races while having carried out : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- Tours at the head : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- km at the head : 0 ( is 0,00% )
- traversed Tours : : 1639
- kms traversed : : 8994
- Hat tricks ( Victoire/Pole position/Better turn ): 0
- Abandonments : 12 ( is 37,50% )
- Beginnings in F1 : 2006 - Grand Prix of Bahrain, on the circuit of Sakhir, the March 12th 2006 - ( Result: 7th )
- Better result in qualification : 3rd ( Malaysia 2006 )
- Better result in race : 4th ( Brazil 2007)
Results per season Formulates 1 of them
Results in GP2 Series
- List of German sportsmen by discipline
- Keke Rosberg
- Official site of Nico Rosberg
- Official site of Williams F1 TEAM
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