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Alain Prost: Renault didn't want 'pessimistic' Nico Hulkenberg for 2020

Renault's Alain Prost has labeled Nico Hulkenberg a "pessimistic driver" and has hinted that the German is not as motivated as Esteban Ocon will be. Hulkenberg is being replaced for next season but Renault are expecting another tough year in 2020 before things start getting better in 2021.  "We'll have a hard enough time at Renault next year, so it was important to appoint a motivated driver for next season," Prost was quoted by GPToday.net.   "We don't want to have any pessimistic drivers in our team and that's why we chose Ocon, who is very motivated after a year on the side of the road. "Nico is pretty negative, but he's also right on certain...
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