United States Grand Prix driver ratings

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - United States Grand Prix - Race Day - Austin, USA

Nico Hulkenberg - DNF: 6.5/10

Hulkenberg has gone off the boil in the last two races just as Perez has delivered impressive results. Starting behind his team-mate in sixth place, Hulkenberg held station for the first four laps before dropping to tenth in the space of two laps. Fought back well and was actually ahead of Perez - on an identical strategy - when he attacked Ricciardo for what was then fifth place but never really got far enough alongside the Red Bull in the braking zone before hitting its sidepod and damaging his front right suspension.

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