A chat with Romain Grosjean ahead of the Abu Dhabi F1

We asked the Lotus Formula One driver 19½ questions…

EDGAR staff November 20, 2014

1. How do you describe yourself?

As a ‘go-ahead’ type of guy. I strongly believe in my dreams and I never give up.

2. How do others describe you?

Friendly and very focused, if not a little bit impatient.

3. What do you consider your greatest achievement?

The birth of my son.

4. What is your biggest regret?

That I never had the chance to introduce my son to my best friend before he died.

5. What do you consider your best attribute?

My driving ability.

6. What is your least favourite attribute?

My impatience.

I get very scared by thrillers and scary movies.

7. What virtue do you value most in people?


8. What is something people don’t know about you?

I get very scared by thrillers and scary movies.

9. What inspires you?

Loyalty and friendship.

10. What is your most prized possession?

My family.

11. Do you have a personal motto?

Believe in your dreams and never give up.

12. What advice would you give to yourself as 16-year-old?

You should focus on learning languages at school. It opens your mind.

13. What would you have for your last supper?

Lobster, pizza, cheese, truffles and a lot of chocolate!

Winning is the point of competing.

14. What film are you embarrassed that you've never seen?

Cult-classic thrillers like Seven and The Sixth Sense.

15. What is your biggest luxury?

To occasionally be able to fly private jets with my partner Goodwill.

16. What is something a modern day man should possess?


17. How important is it to take risks?

It’s a big part of my life through my job.

18. Who is your real life hero?

I don’t have any.

19. What makes you laugh?

My wife.

19½. Finish this sentence: Winning is...

the point of competing.

Details: Romain Grosjean is an ambassador for G.H.Mumm Champagne. Watch him competing at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the G.H.Mumm Champagne Lounge, between Nov 21 to 23. Visit ghmumm.com