Nico Rosberg, Melbourne, 2015

Caption Competition 76: Nico Rosberg

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Nico Rosberg, Melbourne, 2015

Spanish Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg tried his hand at a different mode of transportation earlier this year.

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  • 101 comments on “Caption Competition 76: Nico Rosberg”

    1. This is how you make paparazzi go away…

    2. Still not as many buttons as on my steering wheel in the Mercedes.

    3. “Next time Lewis says something stupid…I press this button and his ERS unit is no more”

    4. At least it’s less complicated than Hamilton’s mood swings…

    5. James (@jamesjames123abc)
      16th May 2015, 12:04

      “By pressing this button here, I can activate the PRS – the Paparazzi Reduction System”

    6. Even with “this” transportation vehicle I would lap McLaren’s 2 times in a race

    7. Back on track.

      1. good one! :-)

        1. I like this

    8. And this button here, allows me to lock up at Mirabeau, but of course it’s accidental

    9. Chris (@tophercheese21)
      16th May 2015, 12:27

      With the Monaco Grand Prix fast approaching, Nico Rosberg has found the Yellow flag button.

    10. Geoffrey morrow
      16th May 2015, 12:32

      Rosberg finally gets behind the wheel of the 2015 McLaren.

    11. Mercedes shows off its new cabin design,intended to make refueling safe for drivers.

    12. This.. This is Lewis’ car self destruct button.

    13. Nico: “Lewis can’t beat Buttons.”

      1. Lewis had a hard time beating one Button, so how about a lot of buttons! Though I think it is easier for him to beat a Rosberg

    14. Nico is impressed with the new ‘less buttons’ F1 cockpit design.

    15. Bernie’s secret race control room! Look at these buttons!

      Rain, Heat, Pastor Crash, Red Bull explosion, Comical Marshal, Bad Start Ricciardo, Vettel Finger, Bad Pit Hamilton…

      Hmm, I think I will try the last one……..

      1. Good one. Don’t forget the sprinklers one.

      2. hahaha this one is the winner

      3. Hahahaha

    16. Paparazzi ninja – Slice away!

    17. Michael (@freelittlebirds)
      16th May 2015, 13:23

      So let me get this right, this button here takes me back in time to the start of the Bahrain race in 2014, right? Whoo-hoo!

    18. And then I press here and the car is 5 or 6 seconds a lap quicker.

    19. “Why can’t my car be as easy to work as this angry birds game”

    20. This thing drives like it’s on rails! What’s the secret and can we copy it?

    21. Uhhhmmm where is the parking button for qualy in monaco gp ????

    22. Just working on ideal lines for Qualifying

    23. Rosberg, fresh from a successful two day testing session and prior to his presentation at the strategy group, invites the press to review his thesis on “improving the racing: 2017 onwards’

    24. Rosberg, ever the more cerebral racer, quickly understood that Wolf was correct when he said the 2017 cars would be the fastest ever, and fresh from testing, invites the press to review the simulator output showing ‘the future’ of F1 racing’ and the increased driver input….

    25. Nico is finally understanding how to lead a train of cars around the track.

    26. Wow touchscreen, this thing is harder to drive than F1 cars.

    27. Gee man! Four hundred and seventy eight miles in a straight line and not a tree in sight, and I thought F1 was boring.

    28. Rosberg gets behind the wheel of the F1 Strategy group’s ‘Vision 2017’

    29. Rosberg is trying a new F1 car design with a closed cockpit.

    30. Finally, Nico fulfils his dream of driving one of Jarno Trulli’s cars.

    31. Let’s see how fast this baby will go, at least Lewis can not overtake me here…..

    32. Nico is training hard to beat Lewis

    33. Stefan Hans Joachim Wetzel
      16th May 2015, 15:56

      “She’ll make point five past lightspeed. She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts kid.”

      1. It’s not wise to upset a Wookie…

    34. Nick (@theawesomefish)
      16th May 2015, 16:23

      “At least I don’t have to worry about putting the steering wheel back on.”

    35. “Nico gets familiar with Bernies new for 2017 closed cockpit car design…..”

    36. “Co-ordinates set for Mirabeau”

    37. Pulling into the pits to refuel will be tricky in this…

    38. Nico hopes to become the first Touring Train world champion.

    39. The closed cockpit solution developed by the strategy group was rather extreme

    40. Jack (@jackisthestig)
      16th May 2015, 18:10

      Nico practices ‘parking the bus’ ahead of Monaco qualifying.

    41. “Time to smash Lewis’ car so he can’t make it to Monaco”

    42. I can follow every move Lewis makes from right here in my mobile command center.

    43. “You wanted light, with two sugars, right?” … Nico shows-off the control center of his new, super deluxe coffee machine.

    44. After this weeks strategy group meeting, Nico Rosberg demonstrates the new race control centre that will be used to deploy innovative features such as sprinklers, artificial sparks and random punctures in another desperate bid to make the racing more exciting.

    45. “From this control center I can control every aspect of Lewis’ weekend”

      1. *Sabotage every aspect…

    46. One of the World Endurance Championship team kidnapped Nico and made him drive for their team but Nico already became confused weather this is an F1 car or WEC car and can’t seem to find the steering wheel.

    47. Or pretending where the steering wheel is.

    48. This is Nico’s friendship gift for Lewis.
      It is a recording booth so Lewis can sing and record his music where ever he goes and even it is soundproof so no one would hear him.

    49. Shall I push this button? This is the camera I secretly set up in Lewis’s rest room, I wanted to see if he played F1 video games or had erotic sex.

    50. Snooping around the other side of the garage, Nico feels vindicated to have found Peter Bonnington’s secret ‘hammer-time-boost’ control panel.

    51. dougie (@mclarenforever)
      16th May 2015, 19:44

      Still more streamlined that last year’s caterham

    52. After this weeks strategy group meeting, nico found himself having to test drive the prototype for a new closed cockpit f1 car

    53. “Ever since I was a small boy, I wanted to be a train driver”, says Nico.
      “But I was forced to go into the family business.”

    54. If I push this button, will the train driver over these press people?

    55. After the recent outbursts from Kimi at the Spanish GP, Nico tries his hand at controlling Kimi’s emotions from the Robotic Center!

    56. At least this one allows me to stay on the track !

    57. AMR (@aiera-music)
      16th May 2015, 22:00

      “Which one brings back refueling?”

    58. Welcome to the strategy group random terrible idea generator. Press any of these buttons and a terrible idea will be sent directly to the press.

      Nico presses red button: “bring back grooved tyres in 2016”

      1. Hahaha, fantastic!

    59. Andre furtado
      16th May 2015, 22:25

      Maldonado check this out. Only one car per rail. You should give this a shot.

    60. Where is Lewis’ telemetry?

    61. Rosberg breaks into Dr.Evil’s lair and sets his targets on Lewis

    62. “It’s got 5,000 HP Bernie, but it’s still slower than my mo-ped”

    63. Robert Jones
      16th May 2015, 23:01

      Lewis may have a new bling jet…. but this…is my new state of the art train !

    64. Wow, this hovercraft may not corner well, but no one will be able to pass.

      If only there was somevway to snatch pole position…

    65. Nico preparing himself for the Trulli train for next weekends race at Monaco.

    66. Michael (@freelittlebirds)
      17th May 2015, 0:31

      The FIA’s latest idea – self-driving F1 cars!

    67. Michael (@freelittlebirds)
      17th May 2015, 0:36

      Nico, just don’t press the yellow button cause it will give you hair like Britney.

      Oops says Nico:-)

    68. Nico Rosberg demonstrates the importance of track position in the lead-up to the Spanish Grand Prix.

    69. “I could have avoided hitting the photographers, but I did it to prove a point .”

    70. Nico Rosberg tests out the competition’s equipment.

      1. I like this one.

    71. This is the button I press to ask the car in front to go faster…

    72. Rosberg previews the Strategy Group’s robotic camera crowds and multi-passenger F1 cars on rails for 2018.

    73. ColdFly F1 (@)
      17th May 2015, 9:54

      Rosberg testing Google’s self-driving F1 car.

    74. Sergey Martyn
      17th May 2015, 12:14

      F1 Strategy group works hard – railway racing will cut the costs and freak out the last fans.

    75. NR: So I press this button to de-rail Lewis’ 2015 title aspirations..?

    76. How Nico loves to drive.

    77. This was the last picture transmitted after Nico said “watch this” before he pushed the button

    78. Mercedes to launch F1 breakaway series.

    79. “I have a new plan for Monaco…”

    80. [Italian accent] Felipe, the train behind you is faster than you. Please confirm. I repeat the train behind you is faster than you.

    81. Robert Jones
      17th May 2015, 19:46

      This is a simulator for my new luxury yacht. It wont be as big as Eddie Jordons and JB Sunseeker as I have a family to support now !

    82. This button guarantees that no one overtakes me when I’m on the track. He he, Lewis won’t know why he’s always behind me.

    83. “I know I should be looking where I’m going, but my head’s stuck – I’ve spent all season so far looking over my shoulder…”

    84. Nico finds a track Lewis won’t be able to overtake him on.

    85. “Let’s see Lewis try and overtake me on this track!”

    86. “It corners like it’s on rails”!

    87. Mansell's_Stache
      18th May 2015, 20:55

      *Staring at the panel*
      “Why is this light blinking?
      (Oh, I see.)
      *Slowly turns head*
      It’s the smug detector.”

    88. StubbornSwiss
      20th May 2015, 19:30

      At last Nico discovers his true talent.

    89. My teammate recommended i come here to do some extra TRAINing!

    90. Lost somewhere in English/German translation, Nico radioed to his Race Engineer that he wanted to replace the Drive Train!

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