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There is only one… Nico Rosberg

28 Mar 2016

With global superstars among their ranks, one must concede that - as a rule of thumb - the typical Formula One driver doesn’t go wanting for much in life. But what if he had to choose? What if he had to select a single item from the myriad items normally available to him? In the first of a new series, we asked Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg to take that challenge…

If you could pick just one meal to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Nico Rosberg: Pistachio ice cream! I have access to the best ice cream on this planet - my wife has an ice cream shop in Ibiza old town.

If you could pick just one pizza topping what would it be?

NR: Tomato and fresh mozzarella.

If you could pick just one holiday destination…

NR: My home in Monaco. I´m away so often.

If you could pick just one track to race on…

NR: Monaco - it feels like home for me and is the greatest challenge and show.

If you could pick just one road car to drive…

NR: The Mercedes Gullwing.

If you could pick just one race car to drive…

NR: Ferrari 250 GTO.

If you could pick just one game to play…

NR: Backgammon. It´s our family game. I have big battles with my father and friends.

If you could pick just one colour to wear…

NR: Dark blue.

If you could pick just one sport to play…

NR: Soccer. I dreamt a lot of becoming a pro, but lack of talent was the problem...

If you could pick just one song to listen to…

NR: Beautiful Day by U2.

If you could pick just one book to read…

NR: A Long Walk by Stephen King.

If you could pick just one city to live in…

NR: New York!

If you could pick just one movie to watch…

NR: The Inside Man starring Clive Owen.

If you could pick just one person to live with…

NR: Not possible to answer because I have two: My wife and my daughter!

If you could pick just one team mate…

NR: Juan Manuel Fangio. It’s crazy what he achieved.

If you could pick just one gadget to own…

NR: A mind reader.

If you could pick just one F1 corner to drive…

NR: Eau Rouge!

If you could pick just one age to be…

NR: Thirty.

If you could pick just one F1 era to race in…

NR: The 80s with the turbo engines and big rear tyres.

If you could pick just one type of chocolate or candy to snack on…

NR: Oreo biscuits.

If you could pick just one memento from your racing career to keep…

NR: Partying on Sunday night with friends after winning my first Monaco Grand Prix.