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Hulkenberg: Monza qualifying performance press on his F1 future

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vettel-pole-20130907-0402.jpg.630x420_q85It was Hulkenberg’s best performance of the season with Sauber, and the expecting today qualifying performance will boost up his F1 future opportunity. Also he admits that today flying lap was surprised.

Last year Sauber proved a competitive performance in Monza with Sergio Perez. Today the German driver qualified in third position ahead of Ferrari duo Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso. Sauber drivers having never qualified higher than ninth in the previous races this season.

“I can only influence by performing very well and today’s result is not the worst, for me it is important to focus on my competitiveness, on my performance and that will make the rest easier. Probably the timing is not the worst at this moment.” said Hulkenberg.

Hulkenberg admitted the result came as a surprise to him, the Sauber driver having never qualified higher than ninth in the previous races this year.

“It is a nice surprise for ourselves, especially after a difficult Friday, with the car changed some bits and bobs,” he added.

“The guys did a great job to give me a competitive car today. I had a good lap which made this surprise happen.”

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