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Nico Hülkenberg
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Nico
Hülkenberg
DE
GERMANY
DRIVER STANDING
14th (17 points)
TEAM
Renault
6th (39 points)
Renault
Renault

Nico Hulkenberg Biography

After a sensational junior career that led to comparisons to Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher, Nico Hulkenberg's F1 stint has perhaps not panned out as would have been expected. One of F1's youngest pole-sitters in history after a superb performance in his rookie season, Hulkenberg has gone to put together a career of contrasts. Though regarded as one of the better competitors on the grid, Hulkenberg has never stepped foot on an F1 podium – with 159 starts under his belt that is an F1 record he may wish he could get rid of.

Junior dominance and F1 move

After a successful karting career, Hulkenberg secured titles at Formula 4 and Formula 3 level before winning the 2009 GP2 championship, putting together a junior career the envy of many of his contemporaries. His success had attracted interest from Williams and Hulkenberg served as test and reserve driver in 2008 and 2009, before he was promoted to the race team the following year.

Full biography

Races

Races 2017
Period
24 - 26 Mar
07 - 09 Apr
14 - 16 Apr
28 - 30 Apr
12 - 14 May
25 - 28 May
09 - 11 Jun
23 - 25 Jun
07 - 09 Jul
14 - 16 Jul
28 - 30 Jul
25 - 27 Aug
01 - 03 Sep
15 - 17 Sep
29 - 01 Oct
06 - 08 Oct
20 - 22 Oct
27 - 29 Oct
10 - 12 Nov
24 - 26 Nov
Points: 43