To be a world champion is not easy. Fulfilling his childhood dream, Nico Rosberg went on a crazy tour around the world, which actually continues to this day. GPUpdate.net have traced the path of the German driver after the triumph at the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at the end of November.
November 27, Sunday – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi
Finishing second in the final race of the season, Rosberg achieved her dream of becoming a world champion. Perform their duties to the Mercedes team and giving interviews to the media, the German went with friends to celebrate a victory in one of the local clubs. The celebration lasted until morning…
November 29, Tuesday – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Rosberg and head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff visited the capital of Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, taking part in the event sponsor Petronas, the title sponsor of the Mercedes. Nico was greeted by the President of Petronas and thousands of employees.
November 30, Wednesday – Wiesbaden, Germany
From Malaysia, Rosberg went to Germany to visit his hometown of Wiesbaden. He met with the mayor Sven Gericom and local fans.
December 1, Thursday – Brackley, United Kingdom
Next stop champion of the world-2016 Brackley, where Mercedes F1 is based. Niko celebrated the victory together with the staff team and thanked them for their work during the year.
December 2, Friday – Vienna, Austria
It would seem that a press conference Rosberg before the awards ceremony of the FIA Gala in Vienna will be the usual formality. But Niko planted a bomb, announcing the decision to retire, effective immediately. While the Motorsport world is trying to take a sensational statement, the German at the official reception in the evening received the championship trophy.
December 3, Saturday – Stuttgart, Germany
Along with Hamilton, Pascal Wehrlein, Esteban a Window and racers DTM Rosberg took part in the event at the Mercedes plant in Sindelfingen, near Stuttgart. Nico greeted the fans coming on the scene with a championship trophy, and conducted a demonstration run at the wheel of a Formula 1 car.
December 4, Sunday – London, UK
Rosberg came back to Albion for the award Autosport Awards, the presentation of which took place at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House hotel in London. The German was awarded the title of “Best racer”.
December 6, Tuesday – Bologna, Italy
Another award Rosberg received at the ceremony, Editor in Bologna. World champion in 2016, was awarded one of the most prestigious Motorsport awards Caschi d’oro [“Golden helmet”], which he received from the hands of Dino Chiesa, a team which competed in karting.
December 7, Wednesday – Cologne, Germany
Rosberg returned home to Germany, where he met with the famous German soccer player Lucas Podolski.
December 10, Saturday – Brackley, United Kingdom
After a brief respite, Nico returned to Brackley, where he took part in the filming of the review season Channel 4, along with mark Webber and David Coulthard. And in the evening he attended a Christmas party organized by the team.
December 13, Tuesday – Paris, France/Manchester, UK
Visiting the capital of France, Rosberg took part in several local shows, answering questions leading, and did a selfie with the championship trophy in the background the arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel tower. The same day he went to Salford, UK, for the filming of the BBC quiz “A Question of Sport”.
On December 15-16, Thursday-Friday – Berlin, Germany
The next trip is the new world champion was held in the German capital. Nico took part in the program “People 2016” on channel ZDF and met with the editors of Bild. He also had a picture taken with a championship trophy on the background of the famous Brandenburg gate.
17 Dec, Saturday – Munich, Germany
And to top it off, Rosberg went to the South of the country to participate in the awards ceremony organized by the ADAC, the German automobile Association.
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