After the confirmation of Sergio Perez as a driver of Force India to 2017, is given by the fact that the mexican would become a partner with Nico Hülkenberg, but in the last days, Renault has made an offer to the German rider to lead your future project.
The French brand wants to return to fight for important things in Formula 1 and, to this end, looking for a young driver, and with prestige that serve as a reference. The first option was Carlos Sainz, but Red Bull refused to let go and Renault attempted the signing of Sergio Pérez, who neither accepted the offer.
Now is Nico Hülkenberg is the main goal. Although it has a contract with Force India for next year, it is understood that account with a clause that allows you to leave if you get a satisfactory offer, in the image and likeness of the one who had Sergio Perez. According to Motorsport, the agreement is close to signing and, if that were to happen, Pascal Werhlein would be the main candidate to succeed Hülkenberg at Force India.
Pascal is pilot Mercedes and Force India, as a customer of the German brand, is a potential destination for the young rider of the Manor, which also has the option of staying one more season in the modest british team. Your current partner, Esteban Ocon, it is almost certain at Renault next season, so that you could form a pair with Nico Hülkenberg.