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Nico Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 8th July 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Nico Hulkenberg, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 8th July 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

19 Aug 1987
Emmerich am Rhein, Nordrhein-Westfalen

Nationality:

Germany

Grands Prix:

156 (2010- )

GP2 Champion in 2009, who moved into F1 with Williams in 2010. Despite an impressive season, he lost his seat became Force India test-driver in 2011. However, in 2012, he stepped up to the main role with the team. He switched to Sauber in 2013, but returned to Force India in 2014. One of the outstanding drivers on the grid, he still hasn't had the top drive that would probably lead him to challenge for the title. His move to Renault for 2017 is possibly his last chance to get a winning drive. He remains there in 2019 but it hasn't really happened for him yet. His stunning win at Le Mans in 2015 certainly helped his chance of career progression however.

Biography last updated 18 Nov 2018