Hulkenberg: Underachiever or wasted talent?
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Hulkenberg: Underachiever or wasted talent?

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Dropped by the first manufacturer team to put its faith in him as its leader and with his podium-less record getting ever longer, Nico Hulkenberg is beginning to look like an underachiever. But do the statistics do him an injustice?

Nico Hulkenberg's tagline might as well be 'the driver with the most Formula 1 starts without a podium finish', so often is that statistic referenced.

Frequently, it's used against him, with his 170 races without cracking the top three proof of his inadequacies as a driver. No wonder Renault dropped him, right?

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