Hulkenberg holds the f 1 record for the majority of races without a podium finish but has defeated Jolyon Palmer and Carlos Sainz to set herself as Renault’since linking the revived works team in 2017 s lead motorist.
Budkowski said: “I don’t think Nico was resting on any laurels. Carlos was a push for him and we were quite happy with the two drivers’ discussion.
“For Nico having Daniel recognized himself being a race winner, and coming together with his standing as a speedy catalyst , as a racer that is speedy and overtaker he sees it as an opportunity to demonstrate himself.
Renault released a video by the conclusion of 2018 in which the finish in the tournament last year of the 31-year-old, whose, answered questions from fans.
Asked what his reaction was when he knew Ricciardo are his teammate “I was devastated. I was on the ground. I was yelling. It really struck me hard. ”
Hulkenberg included: “no, I was OK with it. This was good news. ”
“However, I still don’t expect it to be a relationship that is debatable . Quite Contrary. ”
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