Why Renault is Hulkenberg's last-chance saloon

Why Renault is Hulkenberg's last-chance saloon

After being overlooked for drives with top teams, Nico Hulkenberg seemed destined to spend his Formula 1 career in the midfield. A move to Renault may change that, eventually, but only if he steps up too

Stagnant. That's the only word you can use to describe Nico Hulkenberg's grand prix career right now. But moving to Renault can revitalise it - if he is willing to embrace what will be a long-haul challenge.

Hulkenberg has been doing a good job for Force India, no question, but no more than that. Team-mate Sergio Perez has been the more effective performer at that team during their two-and-a-bit seasons together, to the tune of an extra 46 points.

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