Mercedes AMG Petronas W06 Hybrid Nico Rosberg Australia F1 GP 2015 1:43 Scale Diecast Car

Mercedes AMG Petronas W06 Hybrid Nico Rosberg Australia F1 GP 2015 1:43 Scale Diecast Car

Mercedes AMG Petronas W06 Hybrid Nico Rosberg Australia F1 GP 2015 1:43 Scale Diecast Car

Nico Erik Rosberg (born 27 June 1985) is a German racing driver for Mercedes Formula One team. He races under the German flag in Formula One, and has also briefly competed for Finland very early in his career. He holds dual nationality of these two countries. The Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid was a highly successful Formula One racing car designed by Mercedes-Benz to compete in the 2015 Formula One season. The cars were driven by Nico Rosberg and 2008, 2014 and 2015 World Drivers’ Champion Lewis Hamilton, both of whom remained with the team for a sixth and third season, respectively. Hamilton said during pre-season testing at Jerez that the F1 W06 Hybrid felt equivalent to its predecessor. With a win percentage record of 67% over closest rival – Ferrari, the F1 W06 Hybrid is statistically the most dominant car in the history of Formula One.
The performance of the F1 W06 Hybrid was the most dominant in any F1 season, earning a record number of 703 constructor’s points out of a possible 817; they lost just 114 points across the whole season (earning 86.0% of points available). Both cars finished on the podium for 9 consecutive races, matching the record held by Ferrari – from the 1952 Belgian Grand Prix to the 1953 Belgian Grand Prix. The team clinched their second consecutive Constructors’ Championship at the Russian Grand Prix, the 15th race of the season. Hamilton clinched his third Driver’s championship one race later at the United States Grand Prix after gaining his tenth win of the season. In the nineteen races, the F1 W06 Hybrid took sixteen wins (ten for Hamilton and six for Rosberg), eighteen pole positions (eleven for Hamilton and seven for Rosberg), thirteen fastest laps (eight for Hamilton and five for Rosberg), fifteen front row lockouts and twelve 1–2 finishes.
Like its predecessor, the F1 W06 Hybrid started the season strongly. Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton and Rosberg moved clear of the field at the start of the race, and ultimately recorded a 1–2 finish, over half a minute clear of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who finished in third place. Hamilton took pole again at the Malaysian Grand Prix while Rosberg qualified third, as Vettel broke Mercedes’ run of 9 consecutive front-row lockouts – dating back to 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix – by taking second place in the rain affected qualifying session. Mercedes finished the race with both cars on the podium, behind Vettel therefore allowing him to close to within three points of Hamilton in the drivers’ standings after two rounds. The two Mercedes cars once again locked out the front row at the Chinese Grand Prix, and again ultimately recorded a 1–2 finish, this also gave Hamilton his second hat-trick of pole position, fastest lap and race win, from the first three races of the season.

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