Force India's Nico Hulkenberg says looking forward to turning things around at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix after failing to score a point in a 'difficult' Monza race.

For Hulkenberg Monza marked only the second time this season the German ace failed to add to his 70 strong points tally after a lacklustre weekend left with a twelfth place finish while his team mate Sergio Perez finished a strong seventh.

Following the Italian race, Hulkenberg said his team found that the flooring to his VJM07 machine was said to have been damaged, subsequently hindering the performance of his Force India after struggling with balance.

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"It feels like the season has gone by very quickly. When you start the fly-away races you know the end of the season is getting close," said Hulkenberg.

"The last race in Italy was disappointing for me. After the race the team found some damage to the floor, which is why we had the balance problems.

"It made the car difficult to drive. I'm confident things will be better in Singapore and I will be fighting hard to get a good result."

Looking ahead to this weekend's challenge, Hulkenberg believes this will be the toughest test in terms of concentration and fitness on the demanding 23-corner street circuit.

"It's definitely a tough race," Hulkenberg continued. "It's hot and humid, and the race usually runs close to two hours, so physically it's probably the most difficult race of the year. It's mentally tough, too, because street circuits are more unforgiving.

"The walls are close and you have to get close to them if you want to be quick. The other challenge is to get your sleep pattern sorted at the start of the week."