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Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg Nico Rosberg
Team Mercedes
Nationality German
Podiums 26
Points 887.5
Grands Prix entered 166
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 1 (x8)
Highest grid position 1 (x15)
Date of Birth 27/06/1985
Place of Birth Wiesbaden
Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Practice, Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, 28 March 2014


Dominates Mercedes team mate Hamilton in qualifying, securing 11 poles in the all-conquering F1 W05. With five wins and 10 further podiums, takes title race down to the wire, but ultimately cannot quite match his rival's race form, finishing a strong second overall.

Race winner Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates on the podium.
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Race Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 26 May 2013


Misses out on early podium in Malaysia because of team orders, but then takes three consecutive poles and is rewarded with well-deserved Monaco victory for Mercedes. Wins again in Great Britain en route to sixth overall in the standings.

Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W03 crosses the line to win the race.
Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai, China, Sunday, 15 April 2012


The breakthrough finally comes as he scores first his maiden Formula One pole and then his first F1 victory at round three in China. Mercedes then suffer a big dip in performance and he struggles to finish in the points regularly. Finishes the season ninth overall.

Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes GP.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 30 July 2011


Extends reputation as one of Formula One's most complete driver packages, beating team mate Schumacher to seventh overall, but top results hard to come by due to lack of pace from Mercedes' MGP W02.

Nico Rosberg (GER) claims his first front row start for Mercedes. Malaysian Grand Prix, Saturday, 3 April 2010.


Despite Mercedes MGP W01's difficulties, puts it on podium on several occasions as he impresses in domination of new team mate and returning seven-time champion, Michael Schumacher. Scores almost twice his compatriot's points total to finish seventh overall.

Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 25 July 2009


Continues to extract the most from his machinery, making Q3 at almost every round and edging closer to the podium as the year progresses. Fourth places in Germany and Hungary his best results. Announces Williams departure and signs for new Mercedes team for 2010.

Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren and Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams  celebrate on the podium 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 15, Singapore Grand Prix, Race, Singapore, Sunday, 28 September 2008


Starts season with first F1 podium in Australia and goes even better with a second place in Singapore later in the year. In between times, however, hampered by FW30's poor race pace. Three eighth places his only other scoring results, leaving him 13th overall.

Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams FW29.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 7, United States Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Indianapolis, USA, Saturday, 16 June 2007


Proves more mature - and even quicker - in second season with Williams. Stunning qualifying pace secures ten top-ten grid slots. Scores career-best fourth place at final round in Brazil to finish ninth overall on 20 points.

Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams FW28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, United States Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Indianapolis, USA, 1 July 2006


Difficult debut season with Williams. Clocks fastest lap in Bahrain season opener and qualifies third in Malaysia before combination of accidents and poor reliability weakens his campaign. Finishes 14th overall, three places behind team mate Mark Webber.

Nico Rosberg (FIN) ART. GP2, Rd 1, San Marino Grand Prix, Preparations, Imola, Italy, 21 April 2005. World © Capilitan/Sutton


Wins the inaugural GP2 championship, the replacement series for Formula 3000. Signed as Williams test driver in May, before winning race contract with the team for 2006.

Nico Rosberg (FIN) Williams BMW FW26. Formula One Testing, Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 19-23 January 2004. World © Capilitan/Sutton


Takes a further three victories in the Formula Three Euro Series.

Nico Rosberg (FIN) Carlin Motorsport. 50th Formula 3 Grand Prix, Circuito de Guia, Macau, November 2003. World © Capilitan/Sutton


Graduates to Formula Three Euro Series with Team Rosberg. Claims one race win and finishes eighth overall in the championship.

Race winner Nico Rosberg (FIN) celebrates his victory. BMW Formula ADAC Race 2, Nurburgring , Germany, 23 June 2002. World © Moy/Sutton


Spectacular single-seater debut, winning Formula ADAC Championship with nine victories. It earns him a Williams test and at 17 he becomes the youngest person to drive a Formula One car.