Boullier: Hulkenberg is our choice, we would love to sign him 14 October, 2013 Nico Hulkenberg could be a Lotus driver in 2014 Lotus team principal Eric Boullier has admitted Nico Hulkenberg is Lotus' first choice as successor for the Ferrari-bound Kimi Raikkonen.
Raikkonen recently said he decided to leave the Enstone based team only for financial reasons.
Lotus has been sweating on a deal with a group of private investors originally called ‘Infinity Racing', who in June committed to buying 35 per cent of the team.
But team boss Boullier admitted as recently as at the weekend in Japan that the deal is still not sealed.
In the meantime, Infinity has changed its name to Quantum, to...
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