Getty ImagesEx-Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg will headline the next instalment of the BlackBook Motorsport Direct webinar series on Wednesday 17th June, with the founder of the Greentech Festival set to discuss ways motorsport can reduce its carbon footprint. The German-Finnish former racing driver retired from the sport shortly after driving to glory with Mercedes during the 2016 Formula One season, shifting gears and choosing a change of pace to focus his time on promoting greener technologies. F1 confirms updated calendar with UK and Austria hosting two races eachThe 34-year-old now heads up Greentech’s annual three-day awards gala, held in Berlin, which exhibits innovation in response to the climate change challenge. Rosberg is also a shareholder in the Formula E all-electric racing series, which promotes sustainable innovation and cleaner forms of mobility. Peter Jones, BlackBook Motorsport’s director, said: “We are thrilled that Nico Rosberg, a decorated world champion in Formula One, will be joining us for the second episode of the BlackBook Motorsport Direct series. “It is intriguing to see how the motorsport industry moves towards a greener future and there is no stronger advocate for positive sustainable change than Nico.
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