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Hulk targets consistent performances

Tuesday 20th May 2014

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Hulk targets consistent performances

Hulk targets consistent performances

Nico Hulkenberg admitted that the only way he will finish the season in a strong position in the Drivers' Championship standings is if he performs well throughout the year.

The German currently lies in sixth place in the Drivers' standings after scoring points in each of the season's first five races.

In fact, the Force India driver finished in the top six in the first four races, but found the going much tougher in Spain a fortnight ago, where he battled to 10th place.

With that result at the Circuit de Catalunya in mind, Hulkenberg believes scoring points at the tracks the car isn't particular strong will be key to a successful season for Force India.

"It keeps up our momentum and shows that we can score points even when we are having a difficult day," Hulkenberg told crash.net.

"It shows we have consistency, which is important for keeping our position in the championship. We are in a big battle with some strong teams and being able to score points race after race could make the difference by the end of the season."

Hulkenberg added that this weekend's race in Monaco is the one he looks forward to the most, and even though it is one of toughest tracks on the calendar, he is confident of continuing his points scoring run at the Monte Carlo street circuit.

"It's the event of the year. Your heartbeat goes up when you arrive there and walk over the bridge into the pits. The place looks amazing with the buildings, the scenery and the mountains. Of course the biggest thrill is driving the track because it's so unique and gives you the biggest excitement of the year," he added.

"In terms of precision it's right up there with Singapore as the toughest race of the year. You never get a break during the lap; you are always working hard because it's corner after corner. Even the straights are really short and it's high-speed for such a narrow track. I particularly enjoy the swimming pool area, which is very quick, and the two right-hand corners before the tunnel."

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