Force India Will Not Block Nico Hulkenberg's Renault Move

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Force India Formula One team will not block Nico Hulkenberg if he wants to switch to Renault Formula One team next season.

The German driver is in a very close deal to join the French Formula One squad. It is said that a preliminary agreement has already been reached between Renault and Hulkenberg.

The scenario is a bit complex with Hulkenberg has a contract with Force India till 2017 Formula One season.

While it appears to be limiting the chances for Hulkenberg, it is understood that there is a scope in the agreement to be cancelled and free up the Renault move.

Although Force India stated that Renault or Hulkenberg have not approached them to release the driver from the agreement.

Some sources state that Hulkenberg has been a good and loyal driver for the Force India for many years so there is no objection from the team.

If Hulkenberg manages to get a manufacturers seat in Formula One it would set his life. So the chances of Force India opposing his move is diminishing.

But all these actions have been taking place behind the scenes to finalise Hulkenberg's move to Renault. Force India states that there no formal progress from its side.

Story first published: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 15:03 [IST]
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