Nico Rosberg retired yesterday at age 31 after winning his first Formula 1 world championship at the end of his 11th season less than a week earlier. He bested three-time world champion, and Mercedes teammate, Lewis Hamilton on the way to equaling his father Keke’s one world title, claimed in 1982.
I couldn’t be happier for him and his family. He and wife Vivian Sibold have a 1-year old daughter together. Assuming he’s saved anything (much less invested well) he has 10 lifetim...
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The driver championship remained on the line at the start of the race, 12 points separating Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. A Rosberg podium finish would clinch the title. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) had already clinched third in the championship. The race was also the last Formula 1 contest for Jenson Button (McLaren-Honda) and Felipe Massa (Williams).
Hamilton took the lead at the start, Rosberg slotting in P2, and Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) passing Ricciardo to move into th...
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The 6 Hours of Bahrain marked not just the end of the 2016 season but the end of Audi Sport Team Joest’s participation in the championship, Audi choosing to focus on Formula E competition instead after 18 years of endurance competition. It was also the final race of Mark Webber’s career, the Aussie retiring from the cockpit after storied runs in both Formula 1 and the highest rung of sports car racing, the latter of which included being crowned 2015 champion in the #1 Porsche and win...
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Lewis Hamilton started on pole in wet conditions, 19 points behind Mercedes teammate and Row-1 neighbor Nico Rosberg in the driver championship. A Rosberg win would clinch the title for him. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) started third and Max Verstappen (Red Bull) fourth. Rosberg’s front-row start was his 19th of 2016, a new single-season record.
The race began behind the safety car, with full action beginning with Lap 8. Verstappen took third early in the lap. He pitted with the safety car ba...