THE ROS­BERG RUNDOWN

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A For­mula One driver since he part­nered with Aus­tralia’s Mark Web­ber at Wil­liams in 2006 (aged just 21), Nico Ros­berg is un­doubt­edly clos­ing on his maiden world cham­pi­onship.

The son of 1982 World Cham­pion, Keke Ros­berg, Nico was raised in Monaco where his Fin­nish fa­ther and his Ger­man mother Sina resided. While he also played com­pet­i­tive ten­nis, ju­nior kart­ing – like his cur­rent team-mate and great­est ri­val Lewis Hamil­ton – was where young Nico found his metier from the age of six. At age 17 he prop­erly en­tered the world of sin­gle-seater car rac­ing by win­ning the For­mula BMW cham­pi­onship and a“er ex­pe­ri­ence as a test driver, as well as For­mula Three Euroseries and GP2 se­ries, he de­buted with Wil­liams. His –rst podium was a third at the 2008 Aus­tralian Grand Prix.

Ros­berg has –nished run­ner-up in the World Driver’s Cham­pi­onship the past two sea­sons, though won the last three races of the 2015 sea­son and at time of print, has won the –rst three races of the 2016 sea­son in Mel­bourne, Bahrain and Shanghai.

Along with team-mate Hamil­ton, Ros­berg’s as­so­ci­a­tion with Hugo Boss and also IWC watches stretches back a num­ber of years and he has fea­tured in cam­paigns for both brands. Men’s Style was proud to have co-hosted an event with Hugo Boss at the brand’s Crown Casino store while Ros­berg was in Mel­bourne for the Aus­tralian Grand Prix, a gallery of which can be seen at

‘ I don’t go too crazy with my choices, I like to stay clas­sic in my ap­proach and I’ve al­ways been like that.’

Ros­berg in Hugo Boss and (inset, op­po­site) wear­ing his IWC.

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