Nico Hulkenberg is turning his attention back to F1 racing following his tremendous success in the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German feeling positive for what will be his final race in the current specification Force India.

Hulkenberg, along with team-mates Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber, celebrated a surprise win for Porsche in a 'guest' third 919 Hybrid, the trio succeeding on their LMP1 debut around the iconic French venue.

There is little chance to let the victory soak in for Hulkenberg, however, as he is back to F1 action in Austria at the Red Bull Ring. The final outing for the current VJM08 before the B-specification car makes its bow in Silverstone, Hulkenberg remains confident he can still target points at the Styria venue.

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"Recently we've made good progress, we had a car in the points four of the last five grands prix, so we see signs that it is getting better," he said. "In Silverstone we'll get some new parts and major upgrades, so I really look forward to those. I'm quite we can have a really strong second half of the season, which hopefully then will make up for the first bit, which wasn't quite to plan."

Reflecting on his performance in Le Mans, Hulkenberg admits it was an emotional moment for him.

"It was quite amazing obviously. A very intense and long week. I flew from Montreal to Paris and then straight to Le Mans. But yeah, to come there, first attempt, and to win it with my team and my team-mates has just been incredible. You know, very emotional moments and a great experience that I don't want to miss obviously, so very proud about what we've achieved there."