On his F1 debut at the Bahrain GP in 2006, Nico Rosberg set the fastest lap and seemed destined to follow in the footsteps of his father, 1982 World Champion Keke Rosberg. Yesterday that destiny was realised when, 34 years later, Nico became the 2016 World Champion.
The words destined and destiny have been chosen ironically. There was nothing fatalistic about Nico’s pursuit and ultimate achievement of his WDC. Quite the opposite, it has been an extremely hard slog for more than a decade, one that would have broken the spirit of many in the sport. It has required dedication, commitment and mental fortitude rarely seen. Continue reading “Nico Rosberg is a worthy F1 World Champion, and a great ambassador for the sport”