THE ROSBERG RUNDOWN
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 aer 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.’