Nico Hulkenberg is enjoying his first season as a works manufacturer driver, however is the German meeting expectations this year? Seen as one of the most promising drivers of his generation before graduating to Formula One, Nico Hulkenberg always carries around the reputation as one of the big hitting drivers, however Le Mans victory aside, the lanky German hasn't really scored the results to back up the hype around his name. Very few can seriously argue that Hulkenberg isn't one of the best drivers in Formula One at present, and 2017 has been yet another strong season in comparison to his team mate and the immediate rivals for his Renault team, however has he continued to perform at the level now expected of a driver in his eight season of Formula One? Vote now to tell us how you rate the first half of 2017 for Nico Hulkenberg, and leave a comment below! For more from the world of Formula One, check out the Formula One sub forum here at RaceDepartment and get involved with our awesome community..