Nico Hulkenberg 2023: “Keep your feet on the floor” / Formula 1

New colours for Nico Hulkenberg: Emmerich, 35, will compete in his 182nd Grand Prix at the begin of the 2023 Formula 1 season in Bahrain (March 5) – a primary for the US Haas racing crew.


There is a saying in sports activities “They by no means come again”, however as Nico Hulkenberg proves – there aren’t any guidelines with out exceptions. The 35-year-old German will be part of his sixth Formula 1 crew in 2023, the US crew Haas. His earlier groups: Williams 2010, Force India 2012, Sauber 2013, Force India 2014-2016, Renault 2017-2019, Racing Point 2020, Aston Martin 2021/2022.

On January 31, Nico Hulkenberg was revealed during which colours he’ll begin at the 182nd Bahrain Grand Prix. The new VF-23 automobile will endure preliminary useful testing at Silverstone on February 11 earlier than shifting on to the Formula 1 Winter Test at the Bahrain International Circuit (February 23-25).

As a part of the post-season testing in Abu Dhabi, Hülkenberg was capable of spend a day working with Haas on the racetrack and afterwards stated: “Obviously this automobile feels totally different, not simply in the seating place, which is at all times an element. For me as a tall driver, the matter is about the steering wheel, the manner the steering wheel works. But it begins when the engine is began, as a result of the vibration felt in a Ferrari engine is totally totally different than in a Mercedes engine. Everything is totally different. But I felt at dwelling.”

As a younger driver, Nico Hulkenberg took half in Formula 1 in 2010 and naturally wished to develop into the world champion. He was a champion in each class he competed in: Formula BMW Champion 2005, A1GP Champion 2007, Formula 3 Champion 2008, GP2 Champion 2009. But after 13 years in the firstclass as an peculiar and reserve driver, objectives modified.

Nico stays on the carpet: “Of course you dream of the world title as a racing driver, however at the identical time you must preserve your feet on the floor and be reasonable. My aim is to make the most of my alternatives at Haas in 2023. One night after the operation, I might say – nothing might have been higher.”

German Formula 1 followers take curiosity in Hulkenberg: Gone are the days when seven German Formula 1 drivers lined up for a bunch photograph in South Korea in 2010 – Nico Rosberg, Nico Hulkenberg, Timo Glock, Adrian Sutil, Nick Heidfeld, Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.

Only one in every of the Magnificent Seven stays – Nico Hulkenberg is returning to Formula 1 and succeeding Mick Schumacher at Haas.

When was the final time Germany had only one driver in the Formula 1 World Championship? Answer: Thirty years in the past in 1993, Michael Schumacher went to Benetton.

Formula 1 2023

January 31: Haas F1 Online
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter check
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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