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Nico Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg Nico Hulkenberg
Team Force India
Nationality German
Podiums 0
Points 206
Grands Prix entered 70
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 4 (x2)
Highest grid position 1 (x1)
Date of Birth 19/08/1987
Place of Birth Emmerich
Nico Hulkenberg DRIVER
Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber C32.
Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Chinese Grand Prix, Practice, Shanghai, China, Friday, 12 April 2013

2013

Switch from Force India to Sauber initially backfires as C32 struggles out of the box, but things improve in season's second half, with superb P3 grid slot in Italy and hard-earned fourth place in Korea. Re-signs to Force India for 2014 after plans to join Lotus fall through.

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Force India F1 VJM05.
Formula One World Championship, Rd10, German Grand Prix, Practice, Hockenheim, Germany, Friday, 20 July 2012

2012

Relieved to be back on the front line with Force India after year on the bench and impresses with fifth place in Valencia and fourth at Spa. Leads brilliantly in the wet at final round in Brazil before dropping back to fifth after tangling with Hamilton. Signs for Sauber for 2013.

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sahara Force India Formula One Team VJM04.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 19, Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, 25 November 2011

2011

Test and reserve driver for Force India. Makes Friday practice appearances for the team at 14 of the season's 19 rounds and lands race drive for 2012.

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Williams.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Malaysian Grand Prix, Preparations, Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, 1 April 2010

2010

Promising start to F1 race career, qualifying fifth and scoring first points with tenth in Malaysia. Struggles to match veteran team mate Barrichello, but impresses with sixth place in Hungary and spectacular pole position in rain-hit Brazil. Dropped by Williams for 2011.

(L to R): Nico Hulkenberg (GER) ART Grand Prix with Patrick Head (GBR) Williams director of engineering.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Italian Grand Prix, Race, Monza, Italy, Sunday, 13 September 2009

2009

Retains Williams testing role and steps up to the GP2 Series, winning the championship at his first attempt. Promoted to Williams race seat for 2010.

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Williams FW29B. Formula One Testing, Day Three, Jerez, Spain, Wednesday 16 January 2008. World © Hartley/Sutton

2008

Becomes official test driver for Williams, while simultaneously competing in - and winning - the Formula Three Euroseries.

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) ASM Formule 3, won race 1. Formula Three Euroseries, Rd10, Hockenheim, Germany. 12-14 October 2007. World © Sutton

2007

Finishes third in the Formula Three Euroseries championship, winning four races. Takes victory in the annual Formula Three Masters race at Zolder.

25.11.2006 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nico Hulkenberg, Driver of A1Team Germany - A1GP World Cup of Motorsport 2006/07, Round 4, Sepang, Saturday Qualifying - Copyright A1GP - Free for editorial usage A1GP, Rd4, Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Qualifying, Saturday 25 November 2006. © A1GP

2006

Helps the German team to its A1GP title as a series rookie.

Rd15 podium & results: 1st Sebastien Buemi (SUI), ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg Mücke Motorsport, centre. 2nd Tim Sandtler (GER), Mamerow Racing, left. 3rd Nicolas Hulkenberg (GER), Josef Kaufmann Racing, right. Formula BMW ADAC Championship, Rd15, Nurburgring, Germany. 6 August 2005.

2005

Formula BMW ADAC champion, scoring nine wins and eight poles.