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The Finishing Line - with Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg 29 May 2013

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber.
Formula One World Championship, Rd5, Spanish Grand Prix, Practice, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, 10 May 2013 Novak Djokovic (SER) at the Nazionale Piloti Football Match. Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Preparations, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Tuesday 21 May 2013. Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber C32.
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Race Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 26 May 2013 Leonardo di Caprio (USA) Hollywood Actor at a TAG Heuer 50 Years of the TAG Heuer Carrera celebration aboard the Super Yacht Delma. Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Saturday 25 May 2013. (L to R): Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20 and Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Force India F1 VJM05.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Race, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Sunday, 14 October 2012 Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber C32.
Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Chinese Grand Prix, Practice, Shanghai, China, Friday, 12 April 2013 Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber signs autographs for the fans.
Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Chinese Grand Prix, Preparations, Shanghai, China, Thursday, 11 April 2013

He didn’t even make the start at the season opener in Australia, but since then Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg has reached the finishing line at every Grand Prix in 2013, although frustratingly only twice in the points. But how will Hulkenberg fare with our Finishing Line questionnaire? Read on to find out some lesser-known facts about the German driver affectionately nicknamed ‘Hulk’...

The sportsperson I most admire is…
Nico Hulkenberg:
The top three tennis players in the world right now - Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray.

The best actor in the world is…
NH:
Leonardo DiCaprio.

The most memorable overtaking move of my career was…
NH:
Not quite sure, but overtaking Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean in one move at Korea in 2012 was good.

The best thing about the off-season is…
NH:
Sleeping in my own bed for more than just a couple of days each time.

My most treasured possession is …
NH:
My home.

The funniest person I know is…
NH:
A good friend from my childhood.

My favourite drink is…
NH:
German apfelschorle (a carbonated apple drink).

The best excuse to give your team boss after crashing the car is…
NH:
To say there was a banana skin on the road… (laughs)

The last time I lost something was…
NH:
My scarf. I am very good at leaving them places; anywhere, in the plane or hotel, basically wherever I go and wherever I stay.

The last photo I took was of…
NH:
Some furniture because it had some damage…

The last time I overslept was…
NH:
Last week.

The greatest feeling in the world is…
NH:
I think there are many moments that feel great. One of them, for sure, must be winning a Grand Prix or the world championship.

My favourite holiday destination is…
NH:
Of the places I know, Australia and the Spanish island of Mallorca.

My favourite time of the day is…
NH:
Morning.

The best present I’ve been given by a fan is…
NH:
A guide book about Shanghai. It was from a Chinese fan, obviously.

The best cure for a hangover is…
NH:
Believe it or not, pizza.

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