Nico Hulkenberg said that the experience he receives in 2017 and in part of the factory team Renault, reminds him of the period spent in the Porsche LMP1 in 2015.
Before moving into the camp of the team of the German manufacturer defended the colors of teams-clients Williams, Sauber and Force India.
When the reporter AUTOSPORT.com asked how different the factory team from team client, he replied: “There are serious differences.
Performances for the Renault reminds me of 2015, when I worked [in the WEC], as part of Porsche LMP1. Advocate for manufacturer – it is quite another level: it makes you feel all the power, support and resources that he has.
The plant from the manufacturer in two-three times more: it is a huge number of employees. You immediately realize that this command refers to the case seriously.
That’s why I came to Renault. And my expectations are met – the team is working really hard.”
He continued: “the Opportunity to sign up with the manufacturer appeared in the perfect moment for me. It’s nice to be part of a great team that wants to return to the top.
It is obvious that we are not yet close to its old level, but I think it’s a great place for me. We will work together to to return Renault to the top”.
Renault finished ninth in the constructors ‘ championship of the season in 2016, but in 2017 the team plans to climb to fifth place.
“We are not yet faster Force India. Toro Rosso is also found. Haas? In Australia I have not seen these machines around. Most likely we are behind this group, but the struggle continues,” said Hulkenberg.
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