Nico Hulkenberg

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Drives for: Renault
Ranked: 8th in Formula 1

Nicolas Hülkenberg (German pronunciation: [ˈniːko ˈhʏlkənbɛɐ̯k], born 19 August 1987) is a German professional racing driver currently racing for the Renault Sport F1 Team. In 2015, he also contested in two rounds of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship season for Porsche, winning the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans in his first attempt. He was the 2009 champion of the GP2 Series, and is a previous champion of both the Formula 3 Euro Series and A1 Grand Prix, as part of A1 Team Germany. He is one of three drivers since 2005 to win the GP2 series championship in his debut season, the others being Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. As of September 2017, Hülkenberg holds the record for the most Formula One career starts without a podium finish, a record he broke when he failed to finish in his 129th race (the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix) and in so doing passed Adrian Sutil's previous record of 128.

Hülkenberg raced in Formula One in 2010 with the Williams team. Despite winning the first pole position for Williams in more than five years, he was not retained for 2011 and joined Force India as a test and reserve driver. He was promoted to a race seat with the team for the 2012 season, joining Paul di Resta. In 2013 he drove for the Sauber team, with Mexican driver Esteban Gutiérrez as his teammate. Hülkenberg returned to Force India for the 2014 season. In October 2016, it was confirmed that he would switch to Renault for 2017.

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DNF and not a good weekend for us. Focus is now on the last F1 party in Abu Dhabi.. 💪🏼

Better late than never! 😉 My official cap is now available.. All further infos.. 👉🏼 just use the link in my Bio ✌🏼

Another sunday, another funday! Very happy about the 2nd P6 finish in a row.. great job from the whole @renaultsportf1 family..👊🏼 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ And Congrats Champ!! Impressive stuff, amazing how you always find another gear.. 😉 @lewishamilton _________________ #F1ESTA #MexicoGP

Ready for tomorrow’s #F1ESTA.. 👊🏼 We‘ll start again from P7 👍🏼! ________________ #F1 #MexicoGP🇲🇽

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7 days ago

Nico Hülkenberg

Probably one of my toughest points in F1 so far after a strategic misjudgement, a hit by Checo and an engine issue.. Home GP 🇩🇪 next!
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Probably one of my toughest points in F1 so far after a strategic misjudgement, a hit by Checo and an engine issue.. Home GP 🇩🇪 next! 
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LoVe You NicoHülkenberg!! 😘 Not only are you MORE talented than you realize, but THANK YOU for being such a Class Act ALWAYS!! Best of Luck to you in Germany! 🇩🇪 YOU GOT THIS BABY!!!! 🏎💨💨 VROOM-VROOM!

Always have been one of my favourite F1 drivers, wanting him to be a top team challenging for wins. Delighted to get his autograph at Silverstone until the fucking pen let me down 🙈

An important point despite the difficulties you faced in the final race. I hope that in Germany the team will give you a competitive car to make a great weekend and to close in the top positions, where you deserve to be. Come on Nico!! 💪💪🏎

You did a brilliant job! I was willing you on to get that point from my seat at Luffield. I was delighted when you nailed it in the last lap!! I wish you the best race in Germany ✨😇✨ x

Well done Nico ❤❤😊

You did a good job Nico! 👊

Wish you were in that merc. You could show them what a brilliant driver you are!!

Nico your a class act, keep up the fight! Great luck at your home GP in Germany!

Thought you did a great job despite all the issues. Wish I was coming to see you at the German GP again this year. Hope you have a fantastic race there again. ☺️

Good job Nico

Great job! 💪🏻

Nico you are not lucky at the moment with the RS19, it would be necessary that Renault is more assiduous and prepares you a car without defects, this car lacks consistency, I wish you the best for Germany

No worries buddy, ya did incredible this weekend!! Next race will be way better cuz it's your home GP!!🇩🇪 Viel glück!😄

@ Nico..the continuous flashing of the qualifications and the race results shows that a technical change also allows a better placement. All the best for the Home - GP (y)

Tough times at Renault, even tougher with RIC as a team mate. Still my favourite driver pairing on the grid, let’s hope Renault can get you both some more performance to get you up the order and away from the uhhh accident prone 🤣

Hope that at youre home GP things will fall together and you will enjoy the race with again lots of points.... #team27 #RSspirit

Too sad Dan is a lot of times now ahead of you. Hard to think Renault will stick with you next year mate

Viel gluck auf Hockenheim!!!

Forza Nico 💪💪💪

Heel veel succes in hockenheim. En pak een paar extra punten

Ich drück Dir die Daumen für den HeimGP

Good one Hulkie 🖤⭐️

Goed gedaan Nico !!!!!!!! Op naar Hockenheim, daar wordt je gedragen door je thuis fans en natuurlijk door de thuis gebleven tv fans !!!!!! GOOD LUCK 🍀

Hard race. Hope there will be more points in GER 💪

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1 week ago

Nico Hülkenberg

when the Silverstone Circuit turns into a cricket pitch.. 🏏🤓 #aboutyesterday
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when the Silverstone Circuit turns into a cricket pitch.. 🏏🤓 #aboutyesterday 
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Nico, All the best. Please enjoy cricket

Good luck this weekend. I will be there cheering you on.

Nico, great luck this weekend!

Congratulations NICO,

Great fun!

Great shots 😍 enjoy!

Charming as always! 🤭

Thank you for taking the time to put a smile on our daughters face 😊

That involves a very different type of DRS!

Succes dit weekend👍😘

😂😂😅

😂😅😅😅

Venkat Pendyala

Charming... ❤

🤣 technique is spot on. 🤪

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great style 🤣 ha ha ha best of luck this weekend Nico Hülkenberg

Viel gluck, Nico!!!

Good faces 😂😍😍❤️❤️

On our way 😍😍

Hm...looks like fun! But please don 't give up your day job just yet! 😁

amusez-vous bien, bonne chance pour dimanche à Silverstone 😅😘🏎, caresses à Zeus🐶

👏🏻👏🏻

🤣👍🏻

😆

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4 weeks ago

Nico Hülkenberg

all 👀 on tomorrow .. !
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all 👀 on tomorrow .. !
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Good luck

Good luck for tomorrow Nico...

Good luck tomorrow Nico❤️💕

Good luck Nico 🥰💪

Good luck tomorrow! 🍀

Let's get some points today! Best of luck to you! I'll be cheering you on!

Good luck nico

Hey Hulk. Tank you for your Race. To watch your OnBoard the last 20 Lap gave that race at least a thrill! What a last lap, man! Congratulations for P9.👍

#NicoHulkenberg Repeat the fantastic overtaking show HULK! ☝️😎 Catch up with McLarens and at least beat one RedBull... I think that it is possible.💪🏁

Good luck 🥰

Happy Sunday 💐💐💐

Succes morgen👍

Viel Glück 🍀!

Mucha suerte Nico te mando un abrazo desde Mexico

Succes

Best of luck today Nico!!! Let's score some points today!!! 💪🏻

Time to shine Hulk!

❤❤

Hope you'll finish the race with some points 💪 good luck 🤘 #27

All the best🏎

Forzaaaa Nico

💪💪💪🇩🇪

You're getting your ass handed to ya nico. It's time to fight back bro! We gotta finish ahead of Daniel!

it will be day tomorrow and it will be the race👍👍🤙

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1 month ago

Nico Hülkenberg

heading to the team‘s home Grand Prix 🇫🇷.. really looking forward to the support from the French people and the atmosphere in and around the track ✊🏼
#FrenchGP #F1 #RSspirit
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heading to the team‘s home Grand Prix 🇫🇷.. really looking forward to the support from the French people and the atmosphere in and around the track ✊🏼
#FrenchGP #F1 #RSspirit

 

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LoVe, LuCk and Blessings to you! You’re so awesome and inspiring to watch ~ 🏁🏎💨💨💨🏁

Good luck Nico. I hope you can repeat Canada's excellent performance!!

Nice pic. Good luck Nico 😃💪

Good luck nico ... ❤❤❤❤

Good luck Nico 👍👍

Hope all goes well for you Nico, & the whole team.

Good Luck Nico 😀

Very best of luck Nico x

Good luck for the weekend Nico! 🍀💛🖤

🇫🇷 good luck Nico !!!! 🏁

Good luck nico🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪

Wishing you lots of luck!

I'm a French fan, but from Nico Hulkenberg, I wish you the best this weekend,🤙🤙👍

Very best of luck for the weekend Nico. 😊 💪 🔝

Such a brilliant guy, we love you too in the UK 😎

Viel Glück und die besten Wünsche vom Niederrhein

Have a great race .be safe

#team27 hope for a good race with a good result..

Amazing track, so thankful to the Renault F1 Team for the opportunity to drive F1 there 👌

Jolie voiture! 👍 Bonne chance pour le week-end de course !

Good luck Nico go get us some points !!

It’s time to get your first F1 podium buddy, I genuinely believe you could be world champion if you had the right engine underneath you !!

Time to shine nico!!!

bonne chance pour ce week-end chez nous😍😍👍🏎

Good luck😎🔥 #hulk27

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1 month ago

Nico Hülkenberg

Zum #DeutschlandGP am Hockenheimring wird‘s eine Hulk-Tribüne geben!🤘🏼😊

Infos & Tickets gibt es hier 👉🏼
bepartofrenaultsport.com/formula-1/packages/renault-hockenheimring-experience

..und mit etwas Glück sehen wir uns nach dem Qualifying auf ein Meet&Greet! 👊🏼
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Sympathischer Kerl . Wünsche ihm viel erfolg.

Das war schön damals... doppelsieg Ferrari 💯🆒️👍👍👍👍alles gute Michael Schumacher.... war sehr eindrucksvoll du und dein Team und rubinio...👍Top. Alles dort war perfekt.... nette Menschen.... Dankeschön

Hey geile Sache, viel Glück allen :) Grüße

Viel Erfolg weiterhin nico

I'll be in the Hulkenberg cheering section of my couch!

Das wäre toll 🤗 Grüße aus deiner Heimatstadt 👍🏼👍🏼

I am coming to hockenheim. I'm so excited. I hope I can get a picture with you!!

I wish I was going now! 😞

What a shame it wasn’t last year as it was my first live Grand Prix and I’m a huge fan. Would have loved a seat in your grandstand. I’m doing Belgium this year instead

😊😊

Zou graag mee willen loten, want mijn grootste wens is een meet en Greet met je Nico Hülkenberg Helaas ben ik er dit jaar niet bij😞 Maar veel succes en ga ervoor ( net als je dat altijd al doet) Liefs van je allergrootste Hollandse fan❤️💋

🙌

👍🚘

Love the guy throwing up his lunch at the end !!! Mafkees!!

Sie sind ein klasse Fahrer! Freue mich schon auf den Hockenheimring! Würde mich freuen wenn ich Sie mit Sebastian Vettel am Ring treffen würde! Grüße aus Frankfurt/M. 😊👍💪💪💪💪

Leuk!!

Forza Nico!

The whole town of Emerich should come out and support you!

Wij hebben 2 kaarten besteld Nico!!

#HulkforRedBull

Coole Sache, leider sitzen wir bei der Mercedes Tribüne. Meine Tochter wird dich von dort aus anfeuern

Hey Niko. Würde zwei Karten nehmen!

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