Nico Hülkenberg at Haas, it’s official. In 2023, the former Renault driver will team up with Kevin Magnussen in the American team. The latter announced this Thursday, without specifying the duration of the contract of his recruit. “Hülkenberg, a Formula 1 veteran with 181 career starts and winner of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche, will return to the sport full-time next year with the American team”wrote Haas in a press release published on the sidelines of the last GP of the season, disputed this weekend in Abu Dhabi.
The German, 35, has not officiated in F1 since leaving Renault in 2019. He will replace his compatriot Mick Schumacher at Haas. Michael’s son loses his seat two years after his arrival. He pays for his poor results as well as his too many accidents. Going into the final round of the season, the 23-year-old is in sixteenth place in the overall drivers’ standings (12 points), behind teammate Kevin Magnussen in thirteenth (25 points).