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How Hulkenberg went from "instrumental" to out at Renault

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When Nico Hulkenberg joined Renault, it was supposed to be the boost his career needed. But despite rising to the team leader role in his first two seasons, he's now out of the door at Enstone and facing the likely end of his Formula 1 career

Missing out on a point in potentially his last Formula 1 race serves as a sad microcosm for Nico Hulkenberg's career: he did a good job in underwhelming machinery, but ended without the result his ability and effort deserved.

When the Renault driver got mugged for a point on the final lap of the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it cost him what might well have been his final point in Formula 1.

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