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Nico Hulkenberg is really hoping Renault’s Austrian GP woes were “track specific” as he feels “nothing” worked around the Red Bull Ring.
With several drivers, including Lewis Hamilton, penalised ahead of Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix, the grid is very different to the timesheet after qualifying.
Renault have confirmed ahead of FP3 and qualifying in Austria that Nico Hulkenberg has incurred a grid penalty for Sunday’s race.
Nico Hulkenberg will join Alexander Albon at the back of the Austrian Grand Prix grid due to engine penalties.
Having attended the recent FIA summit in Paris, Nico Hulkenberg has “faith” that F1’s rule makers will get the “aero side” right in 2021.
Although Cyril Abiteboul has implied that Renault have an option on Nico Hulkenberg for next season, they are looking at their options.
Nico Hulkenberg says it would be great to bag a first podium with Renault at their home race but he concedes that still some way off.
Pierre Gasly and Romain Grosjean were joined by Nico Hulkenberg, Carlos Sainz and Antonio Giovinazzi for Thursday’s drivers’ press conference in France.
Nico Hulkenberg reckons he may have missed out on a promotion to Ferrari by “inch, a bee sting”, adamant it was a “realistic opportunity.”
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul admits Nico Hulkenberg was left “a bit upset” after being ordered to stay behind Daniel Ricciardo in the Canadian GP.
Pierre Gasly has called the reports suggesting Nico Hulkenberg will replace him at Red Bull next season as, in no uncertain terms, “bull****”.
Red Bull Racing are not in talks with Nico Hulkenberg regarding a 2020 drive, at least that’s according to Helmut Marko.
Red Bull have begun negotiations with Nico Hulkenberg for 2020 drive, that’s the latest rumours in the Italian media.
Nico Hulkenberg has slammed Charles Leclerc for being “too aggressive” with his overtakes during the Monaco Grand Prix.
Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi has been hit with a three-place grid penalty after blocking Nico Hulkenberg during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Nico Hulkenberg has downplayed concerns that the new high-grip surfaced laid at the Monaco chicane will damage the tyres of those who get it wrong.
Nico Hulkenberg has said the cool and calm approach could be the best way for Renault to overcome their poor start to the season.
Daniel Ricciardo was furious with Renault, blaming their strategy for him finishing behind McLaren’s Carlos Sainz.
Nico Hulkenberg believes he could have made it into Q2 at the least if not for his crash early in the first session at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Nico Hulkenberg just isn’t feeling the love from his R.S.19 after a Q1 elimination at the Azerbaijan GP.
Kevin Magnussen, Lance Stroll, Nico Hulkenberg and Antonio Giovinazzi faced the media in Azerbaijan on Thursday.
Nico Hulkenberg believes Renault’s pace is consistently strong as preparation continues for the Azerbaijan GP.
Nico Hulkenberg believes Renault team-mate Daniel Ricciardo will cause him trouble “very soon” as he grows in confidence with the R.S.19.
Renault have confirmed that a software glitch caused Nico Hulkenberg’s MGU-K issue in China, rather than a failure of the component itself.
Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that Nico Hulkenberg retired from the Chinese Grand Prix after an MGU-K failure.
Nico Hulkenberg has revealed that all the Renault-powered drivers will have access to a redesigned MGU-K for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Although Nico Hulkenberg believes Renault have made significant progress with their 2019 engine, he feels the RS19 has “similar problems” to its predecessor.
Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul has branded the team’s lack of reliability as “unacceptable” after a double DNF in Bahrain.
Racing towards the points in Bahrain, Nico Hulkenberg says his late race retirement was a “brutal moment” that proved anything can happen in racing.
Daniel Ricciardo claims he risked being electrocuted if he touched his R.S.19 after he was summoned by the stewards in Bahrain.