2016 European Grand Prix of F1 Won by Nico Rosberg Wins [ Current Affairs ]

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The 2016 European Grand Prix of Formula One has been won by the Nico Rosberg a German Mercedes driver, which was the eight race of the 2016 season of Formula One in which total 11 teams had participated.

  • The race was organized on a street circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • With this Rosberg has won overall ninetieth championship title of F1 in his career and the fifth win in the 2016 season.
  • Previously in the 2016 season he had won Australian Grand Prix, Bahrain Grand Prix, Chinese Grand Prix and Russian Grand Prix.

Result of 2016 European Grand Prix

  • First Position: Nico Rosberg (Germany) of Mercedes team.
  • Second Position: Sebastian Vettel (Germany) of Ferrari team.
  • Third Position: Sergio Perez (Mexico) of Force India team.
  • Fourth Position: Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) of Ferrari Team.
  • Fifth Position: Lewis Hamilton (United Kingdom) of Mercedes Team.
  • Top 3 teams are:
  1. Mercedes
  2. Ferrari
  3. Force India

About Nico Rosberg

  • He was born on June 27, 1985.
  • He races for the German flag in Formula One, and has also temporarily competed for Finland.
  • He went on to become the first driver to win the GP2 title.
  • Awards and achievements:
  1. Youngest driver to set the fastest lap i. e. 20 years,
  2. 258 days in 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix award
  3. Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in 2011
  4. 2014 FIA Pole Position Trophy

About European Grand Prix

  • The European Grand Prix is a Formula One event.
  • It was introduced during the mid-1980s and regularly organized from 1999 until 2012 at the Valencia Street Circuit in Valencia, Spain, hosting the race from 2008 until 2012.
  • The race was stopped from the calendar in 2013.
  • And in 2016, the race returned, being run on a street circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan

- Published on: June 20, 2016