Did Audi really do the right thing by signing Nico Hülkenberg for 2026?

By announcing the signing of Nico Hülkenberg for several years, Audi revealed the identity of its first driver for 2026. A choice ultimately as surprising as it is logical...

Published on 28/04/2024 à 13:02

Jeremy Satis

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Did Audi really do the right thing by signing Nico Hülkenberg for 2026?

Nico Hülkenberg, first Audi driver. © Xavi Bonilla / DPPI

Nico Hulkenberg has already driven for Sauber, but obviously never for Audi, which will make its big debut in F1 in 2026. We knew the German manufacturer was quickly looking for its strong men for 2026, but we did not imagine that the formalization of the tenure of the first driver would come so soon. But after all, why wait when you have a clear and detailed plan? For several weeks, Aud

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Yves-Henri RANDIER

28/04/2024 at 04:25 a.m.

Come on, Sainz in the second Audi seat rather than Bottas even if the Finn has more victories in F1 than the Smooth Operator! And Carlos Senior must be working very well behind the scenes with the Board of Audi AG...


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