Rosberg denies destroying Schumi legacy

(L to R): Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes GP with team mate Michael Schumacher (GER) Mercedes GP. Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Thursday 24 March 2011.

Nico Rosberg with team mate Michael Schumacher

Jul.29 (GMM) On the occasion of his 100th grand prix weekend, Nico Rosberg dismissed the suggestion his best achievement was “destroying” the Michael Schumacher’s legacy by out racing the seven times world champion at Mercedes GP.

“No, I definitely would not say that,” he is quoted by  Turun Sanomat at the Hungaroring.

“This year, generally, Michael has done a really good job. I’ve just managed to be in front more often. I would not say I have destroyed the guy.

“Qualifying has gone very well, I’m satisfied, but that’s it,” the German added.

He may be currently beating Formula 1’s most successful driver in history, but a glaring omission in Rosberg’s statistics is a single win.

Asked which of his 99 races so far was the best, the 26-year-old admitted: “I don’t know … it’s yet to come.”

  • F1 fan

    How can he be destroying Schumacher’s legacy when Nico has not even won 1 race yet?