Nico Hulkenberg on taking Renault back to the front, winning Le Mans, and more


He arrived in F1 in 2010 as one of the hottest properties in motorsport, and showed his promise by scoring a sensational pole position before his rookie season was out. Today, Nico Hulkenberg is still regarded as one of the most talented drivers on the grid, despite the fact that he's surprisingly yet to make it to the podium.

On this week's episode of Beyond the Grid, supported by Bose, the driver known affectionately as ‘The Hulk’ talks Tom Clarkson through his career to date, from his early days at Williams, to his time at Force India and Sauber when Ferrari rumours swirled, to the present day at Renault, where he’s tasked with taking the French marque back to the front.

There's also fascinating insight into his Le Mans win back in 2015, thoughts on his fellow drivers, and revealing information about his life and interests away from the track...

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