Heidfeld on his many resurrections

Heidfeld on his many resurrections

Nick Heidfeld's Formula 1 career has gone through many resurrections and, following Robert Kubica's accident, the German got another unexpected chance for the season ahead. The Renault driver talks to Edd Straw about his latest return to the spotlight

"My Formula 1 career has been brought back to life quite a few times, but this time the way it has happened has been the most extreme, I have to say." – Nick Heidfeld

It was only outrageous fortune – good on his part and terrible on old team-mate Robert Kubica's – that triggered Nick Heidfeld's latest F1 resurrection. The 33-year-old German has been cast onto the grand prix scrapheap so many times, yet has managed to haul himself back into the game repeatedly. And this time, he's in a Renault that might just allow him to bring his win drought, which stretches back to the sixth round of the 1999 FIA F3000 championship, to an end.

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