Nico Hulkenberg

  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai 20-04-2014 05:47 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India secured their third double points finish in four races after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez came sixth and ninth in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad showed strong race pace on a two-stop strategy after struggling in a wet qualifying on...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg to start 8th at Chinese GP 19-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Shanghai: Placed second in the constructors' standings, the Force India will start eighth and 16th in Sunday's Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit here. German driver Nico Hulkenberg put his VJM07 in eighth after a wet weather qualifying session on Saturday as teammate Sergio Perez, who...
  • Formula One drivers in talks to resolve pay disputes 18-04-2014 09:23 AM

    Shanghai: Formula One drivers are in talks collectively to try and resolve the issue of unpaid wages but they have ruled out going on strike, some of those affected said on Thursday. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg, who was at financially-troubled Sauber last season and had problems with his salary, said...
  • Force India aim to repeat podium show in China 16-04-2014 01:59 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India say the podium finish in Bahrain was not a "one-off" thing since the car was very consistent and the aim is to repeat the performance at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In a terrific show, Sergio Perez finished third and Nico Hulkenberg was fifth as the team...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg keen to make amends in China 10-04-2014 10:28 PM

    The Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix last weekend was the best-ever race for Force India but it still left their highly rated driver, Nico Hulkenberg, "disappointed". Sergio Perez pipped Hulkenberg to record Force India's second-ever podium finish at a floodlit Sakhir Circuit. Perez, who had scored a point to Hulkenerg's...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia 30-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Sepang: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg impressed once again, securing fifth position in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez failed to start the race due to an engine problem. Hulkenberg had finished sixth at the season opening Australian Grand Prix, earning his team...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes 7th in qualifying, Perez 14th in Sepang 29-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg qualified at seventh place while his team-mate Sergio Perez finished 14th in the qualifying session of the Malaysia Grand Prix of the Formula One Championship on Saturday. On a wet afternoon at the Sepang International Circuit, Hulkenberg's VJM07-04 clocked 2:01.712 in Q3 while...
  • Force India wary of warm weather factor in Sepang 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Sepang: Force India are wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to be...
  • Weather a factor for Force India in Malaysian GP 24-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India is wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to...
  • Force India opens F1 season with double points finish 16-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Melbourne: Sahara Force India made a dream start to Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez ensuring double points finish for the Siverstone-based outfit by securing creditable sixth and 10th positions, respectively at the eventful Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hulkenberg marked his return to Sahara Force India...
  • Nico Hulkenberg helps Force India earn 6 points 16-03-2014 07:56 PM

    Melbourne: Force India enjoyed a positive start to the 2014 Formula 1 season as Nico Hulkenberg scored six points with a seventh-place finish at the Australian Grand Prix here Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez just missed out on points in 11th. Mercedes' driver Nico Rosberg delivered a superlative performance to win...
  • Hulkenberg qualifies 7th but Perez a poor 16th for Aus GP 15-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Melbourne: Comeback man Nico Hulkenberg has put Sahara Force India in contention for points in the season- opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a seventh place on the grid but Sergio Perez could manage only the 16th spot. The 2014 Formula One season will kick off under new regulations as...
  • Hulkenberg 10th fastest in Practice for Australian GP 14-03-2014 03:15 PM

    Melbourne: Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg was among the top-10 drivers in the practice session for Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, here. Hulkenberg, who has returned to the side, managed his fastest lap in FP1 in 1 minute and 33.533 seconds but cut down at least two...
  • Hulkenberg confident of ending Australian GP woes 13-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Melbourne: Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg has a modest ambition for this weekend's Formula One season opener in Australia - finishing a lap. Hulkenberg has failed to finish a single lap of the race in three previous visits to the Albert Park circuit - twice crashing out and once retiring...
  • Vettel says Red Bull face new problems 20-02-2014 09:51 AM

    Red Bull's pre-season problems showed little sign of easing in Bahrain testing on Wednesday with four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel managing only 14 laps on the first day. The Renault-powered team, who did the same number of laps over four troublesome days in last month's first test in Jerez in...
  • Sergio Perez joins Force India to partner Nico Hulkenberg in 2014 12-12-2013 09:09 PM

    London: Mexican Sergio Perez will race for Force India next season, the British-based Formula One team announced on Thursday. Perez joins the Vijay Mallya-run outfit after being replaced at under-performing McLaren by Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen, 21. The 23-year-old will team up with Germany's Nico Hulkenberg, who competed for Swiss-based...
  • Good homework is must before new season: Nico Hulkenberg 04-12-2013 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: A day after his return to Sahara Force India, Nico Hulkenberg insisted on doing a good 'homework' before the 2014 season, which will mark beginning of a new era in Formula One due to change in regulations. From 2014, F1 will have new regulations in place with the...
  • Nico Hulkenberg rejoins Sahara Force India 03-12-2013 10:08 PM

    Silverstone: German driver Nico Hulkenberg will return to Sahara Force India in the Formula One Championships next year after agreeing a multi-year deal, the F1 team said on Tuesday. Hulkenberg raced for Sahara Force India in 2012 before moving to Sauber this season. "Sahara Force India is delighted to confirm...
  • Paul Di Resta risks being the man who misses out 25-11-2013 06:27 PM

    London: Force India's Paul Di Resta is in danger of being the man who misses out on a 2014 race seat as the tempo quickens in Formula One's game of musical chairs. The Scot wants to stay for a fourth season but, with more drivers than places available and talk...
  • Nico Hulkenberg frontrunner to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus 26-10-2013 10:11 AM

    Greater Noida: Nico Hulkenberg is Lotus's number one choice to replace Kimi Raikkonen next season with Frenchman Romain Grosjean under contract and set to be retained as the other driver, team principal Eric Boullier said on Friday. The Frenchman told a news conference at the Indian Grand Prix that Grosjean's...
  • Interview: Hulkenberg and Massa top the Lotus list 10-10-2013 06:19 PM

    Suzuka: Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa are the frontrunners to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus next season but the team must first secure fresh investment, principal Eric Boullier said on Thursday. "Hulkenberg and Massa are the two drivers you have to consider because of their experience and profile," the Frenchman...
  • Nico Hulkenberg's size not a problem for Lotus 08-10-2013 09:56 PM

    Suzuka: Nico Hulkenberg's chances of replacing Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus were boosted on Tuesday after the Formula One team said weight would not be a major factor in their choice of driver. The issue has become a hot topic in the sport, with the introduction of a new and heavier...
  • Nico Hulkenberg's 4th place in Korea a boon for Sauber 06-10-2013 04:36 PM

    Yeongam: Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg equaled his career-best performance with a fourth-place finish at Sunday's Korean Grand Prix, in a result that could make millions of dollars difference to the financially strapped team. Hulkenberg put in a superb defensive drive over the closing stages of the race - holding off world...
  • Ferrari ready to make driver decision 08-09-2013 03:29 PM

    Monza: Ferrari are ready to decide who will partner Fernando Alonso at their Formula One team next season, president Luca di Montezemolo said on Saturday without ruling out their 2007 champion Kimi Raikkonen. "We will think of this immediately after Monza because we wanted to arrive at this weekend without...
  • Hulkenberg surprises himself after qualifying 3rd 07-09-2013 10:10 PM

    Monza: Nico Hulkenberg surprised himself and his Sauber team after qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix in third place on Saturday. While Red Bull's 1-2 front row of championship leader Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber hardly caused a stir, not many observers tipped Hulkenberg to finish just behind them on...
  • Nico Hulkenberg laughs off rumours he could quit Sauber 25-07-2013 07:23 PM

    Budapest: Nico Hulkenberg laughed off speculation on Thursday that this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix could be his last for Sauber but remained coy about whether he had been paid by the Swiss Formula One team. "It's rubbish," the German driver told reporters of rumours swirling around on the internet that...
  • Sauber are in difficult situation, say Hulkenberg 04-07-2013 10:05 PM

    Nuerburgring: The Sauber Formula One team - one of the smallest in the paddock and without a main title sponsor - are working on a solution to their financial problems, driver Nico Hulkenberg said on Thursday. Problems at Sauber were highlighted last week when McLaren announced that the Swiss outfit's...
  • Sauber car simply not quick enough: Hulkenberg 30-06-2013 03:05 PM

    Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg, who qualified 15th for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone reckons that it was the best Sauber could do as the car is 'simply not quick enough'. "Unfortunately P15 is the reality," Hulkenberg said after qualifying. "It was more or less the best we could do today."...
  • Hulkenberg predicts 'challenging' Silverstone track 22-06-2013 07:30 PM

    Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg has termed the upcoming British Grand Prix 'challenging', saying the drivers will find the Silverstone track tricky. "The track is challenging for every driver and, in addition, the weather can be tricky as well. So it should be an interesting weekend," Hulkenberg said in a team statement...
  • Nico Hulkenberg wants to emulate Jenson Button 16-06-2013 11:27 AM

    Sauber driver Nico Hulkenberg said he needs to take a leaf out of Jenson Button's book to achieve success. The German driver switched from Force India to Sauber for the 2013 Formula One season, but has scored just five points in seven races so far. Jenson Button found himself in...