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Flag of Germany Nico Hülkenberg

full name Nicolas Hülkenberg nationality German age 26 years old born August 19, 1987 hometown Emmerich

Career summary

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Races entered189
Wins37
Podiums66
Pole positions32
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage19.6%
Podium percentage34.9%
World ranking68th
National ranking6th

Racing highlights

20091stGP2 Series
20081stFormula 3 Euro Series
20082ndMasters of Formula 3
20073rdFormula 3 Euro Series
20071stMasters of Formula 3
20071stA1GP
20051stFormula BMW ADAC
20053rdFormula BMW World Final

Karting highlights

20042ndGerman Kart Championship
20031stGerman Kart Championship
20021stItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20021stGerman Junior Kart Championship
20011stItalian Open Masters ICA Junior
20012ndGreen Helmet Trophy Cadets

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Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20144 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201318 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201220 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
20110 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
201019 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
200924 races6 wins12 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
200821 races7 wins9 podiums7 pole position7 fastest race laps
200742 races14 wins23 podiums5 pole position8 fastest race laps
200620 races2 wins7 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
200521 races8 wins15 podiums9 pole position7 fastest race laps
2004Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2003Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2002Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2001Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2000Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Nico Hülkenberg

20144thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Sahara Force India F1 Team
Car: Force India VJM07 (Mercedes)
201310thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
18 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Sauber F1 Team
Car: Sauber C32 (Ferrari)
201211thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Sahara Force India
Car: Force India VJM05 (Mercedes)
2011Formula 1 - Test and reserve drivers
Force India F1 Team
201014thFIA Formula 1 World Championship
19 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
AT&T Williams
Car: Williams FW32 (Cosworth)
20091stGP2 Series
20 races. 5 wins. 10 podiums. 3 pole positions. 5 fastest race laps.
ART Grand Prix
Car: Dallara GP2-08 (Renault)
Formula 1 - Test driver
AT&T Williams
6thGP2 Asia Series – 2008-09
4 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 2 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
ART Grand Prix
Car: Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
2008Formula 1 - Test driver
AT&T WilliamsF1 Team
Car: Williams FW30 (Toyota)
1stFormula 3 Euro Series
20 races. 7 wins. 8 podiums. 6 pole positions. 7 fastest race laps.
ART Grand Prix
Car: Dallara F308 (Mercedes HWA)
2ndRTL GP Masters of Formula 3
Started from pole position.
ART Grand Prix
Car: Dallara F308 (Mercedes)
20071stA1GP – 2006-07
20 races. 9 wins. 14 podiums. 3 pole positions. 5 fastest race laps.
Team Germany
Car: Lola B05/52 (Zytek)
3rdFormula 3 Euro Series
20 races. 4 wins. 8 podiums. 2 pole positions. 3 fastest race laps.
ASM Formule 3
Car: Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
1stZandvoort Masters of F3 @ Zolder
ASM Formule 3
Car: Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
23rdPolytec Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix
ASM Formule 3
Car: Dallara F306 (Mercedes)
Formula 1 - Test driver
AT&T WilliamsF1 Team
20065thRecaro Formel 3 Cup
18 races. 1 win. 6 podiums. 3 pole positions. 5 fastest race laps.
Josef Kaufmann Racing
Cars: Dallara F305 (Opel), Ligier JS47 (Opel)
17thV de V Challenge Endurance Moderne - Proto
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 2 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Griffith's
Car: Ligier JS 49
20051stFormula BMW ADAC
20 races. 8 wins. 14 podiums. 9 pole positions. 6 fastest race laps.
Josef Kaufmann Racing
Car: Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
3rdFormula BMW World Final
Fastest lap of the race.
Josef Kaufmann Racing
Car: Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Nico Hülkenberg over time since January 1st 2014. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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