I often spoke to Whitmarsh but it’s hard to know why …

Nico Hulkenberg has admitted that the likelihood of a Lotus race seat for 2014 has diminuished substantially and dropped almost to zero, and reveals that he has had regular contact with McLaren but is stumped at the lack of interest in him from the Woking outfit.

Hulkenberg admitted curiousity at never having been in real contention to replace Sergio Perez at McLaren.

“I often spoke to Martin Whitmarsh,” he said. “It’s hard to know why click here for more