|Career statistics to end 2014|
|Pole Position(s)||Fastest Lap(s)|
This will be Nico’s fifth year in F1 – remember he missed out in 2011 – and it sees him still stuck in the middle tier of the grid after opting to continue with his current team.
The log-jam at the top of the Grand Prix field means that despite his talent the 2009 GP2 champion is still waiting for the chance to show what he can do in a front-running car.
Nonetheless, Hülkenberg insists that 2014 was the best of his four seasons in F1 so far. “It was the moment when I felt I really arrived and became comfortable with everything that surrounds the job,” he says.