Niko Hulkenberg sees the Red Bull crew as the best choice as he nonetheless hopes to return as an everyday driver within the upcoming Formula One season, he informed the newspaper Bild am Sonntag on Sunday.
“When it involves the automobile, it is the best choice, probably the most enticing,” he stated.
Having Max Verstappen as a team-mate can be already an enormous activity, however Hulkenberg is curious to see how it could work.
“I want to discover out, to measure myself in opposition to him. Let’s see if it involves that.”
In the present season, Hulkenberg was known as up by Racing Point as an emergency substitute in three grands prix. First, he deputized for Sergio Perez within the two occasions at Silverstone, England, when the Mexican examined optimistic for Corona Virus in July and August.
And then at Nurburgring, Germany, he crammed in for the sick Lance Stroll on Oct. 11.
“In the long term, the firefighter function can be the basic substitute driver function once more,” the 33-year-old stated. “This is just not what I attempt for.”
Hulkenberg misplaced his seat at Renault as soon as his contract was not prolonged final 12 months and he additionally did not discover a place in some other crew.
Since his Formula One debut in 2010 as a Williams driver, the German began in 179 races, however nonetheless waits for his maiden podium.