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Nico Hulkenberg will return to the F1 grid with Haas in 2023

The German will be partnering with Kevin Magnussen

Do you think Hulk is the right driver for Haas? PHOTO FROM FORMULA 1

Mick Schumacher has just left Haas, so Nico Hulkenberg will be replacing him as the latter returns to the Formula 1 grid next year, with Kevin Magnussen as his teammate.

Hulkenberg made his debut in 2010 with Williams, and has raced with teams such as Sauber, Force India, and Renault. His last full-time season was in 2019 with Renault before being replaced by Esteban Ocon.

Nico Hulkenberg was quicker than full-time driver Lance Stroll in qualifying in Bahrain this year. PHOTO FROM FORMULA 1

Hulkenberg was called up by Racing Point in 2020 when Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll got sick with COVID-19. In spite of the short notice, the Hulk finished seventh at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix in Silverstone, and eighth at the Eifel Grand Prix in Nurburgring, earning him the nickname “Super Sub.”

Hulkenberg was Aston Martin’s reserve driver and substituted for Sebastian Vettel at the season opener in Bahrain this year. He is also known for holding the record for most F1 starts without a podium. Hopefully, that will change next season with Haas.

Leandro Mangubat

Leandro is our staff writer. Although having a background in mechanical engineering, he enjoys photography and writing more.