Nico Rosberg is making use of a long time of Components 1 knowledge to a new position as team proprietor in the Extreme E electric off-road sequence that begins up in the Saudi Arabian desert this weekend.
The 2016 world winner explained to reporters in the course of Friday’s shakedown in Al Ula that he was wary of attempting to micro-control and his technique would be far more Mercedes, the team with whom he received his title, than aged-design Williams.
He recalled how in the course of qualifying for 1 race, Williams co-founder Patrick Head approached him and pulled open up the visor of his helmet.
“Nico, if you go on driving like that you’re going to set us out of business,” Rosberg quoted the famously blunt Briton as stating.
“So I’m not taking any lessons from there, but a person like (Mercedes F1 team manager and co-proprietor) Toto Wolff,”