Born: 27 June 1985
Category: Racing Driver
Nico Rosberg is a German racing driver who was born on 27th of June 1985 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, West Germany. His father is Keijo Erik Rosberg also knows as Keke Rosberg who was also formula 1 driver in the past. Keke was Formua 1 Champion for 1982 and apple does not fall far from the tree. Nico has a dual citizenship – his father is a German and his mother is a Finnish.
Nico Rosberg started his career in motorsport in a karting series since 1996 when he was 10 years old. Some years later he was a teammate with his current F1 teammate – Lewis Hamilton. The professional path of both will continue to be intertwined in the future. In 2002 Rosberg was moved up in German Formula BMW and in same year as his debut he won the title. In that period Nico was a part of his father Formula 3 team Formula 3 Euro Series. In 2005 he joins is ART Grand Prix – GP2 Series.
The first Nico’s touch with Formula 1 bolides was in 2004 when he got some tests with Williams F1 Team. Two years later Rosberg is one of official Willams drivers in Formula 1 series. In his first season in Formula 1, Nico impressed many critics with his discipline and excellent performance skills during he drove in weak vehicle than his main competitors. The first F1 won for Rosbers was in 2012 where he first saw a final flag of Chinese Grand Prix. Two years before his first victory he signed with Mercedes F1 team.
Nico Rosbers has a record for an Youngest Formula 1 driver to set the fastest lap. He made this records when he was 20 years, 258 days old in 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix. Nico is married for Vivian Sibold. The German racing driver lives in Monaco. He is a neighbor with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.