Nico Hulkenberg: F1’s Unluckiest Driver?


Over the previous ten years, Nico Hulkenberg has been an everyday at Formulation One Paddock. Nonetheless, regardless of his longevity and expertise, the German by no means stood on the rostrum, not to mention win the race. Though he isn’t the one driver who has skilled this destiny, some might argue that Hulkenberg has all the time been on the verge of success. So, let’s think about him the unfortunate driver of the game.

The outcomes didn’t match his expertise

Earlier than making his F1 debut with Williams in 2010, Hulkenberg got here into high-end open-wheel racing with a title-winning repute. After profitable the 2009 GP2 Collection, the 32-year-old racer is now anticipating extra. At first of his Williams profession, Hulkenberg was the staff’s first pole-holder in additional than 5 years. Nonetheless, he couldn’t make his entrance row debut, ending the 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix in eighth place.

Two years later, Hulkenberg had the chance to not solely come on stage in Interlagos but in addition win the race. Nonetheless, as soon as once more, misfortune occurred. Because the race drew to a detailed, the previous Drive India driver collided with Lewis Hamilton within the 1st flip and subsequently took a drive-through penalty. By the point he appeared on the checked flag, Hulkenberg had fallen to fifth place, which equaled his greatest race end.

Cynthia Rozario

Editorial employees at The Japanese Herald. Beforehand, a reporter for The Japanese Specific in Hong Kong.


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