Nico Hulkenberg says it would be 'silly' to begin predicting where he thinks he can finish on his much anticipated Le Mans 24 Hours bow with Porsche, saying his primary intention is to simply have fun.

The Force India F1 driver will make his first appearance at the La Sarthe venue this year as part of a third entry from the iconic manufacturer, Hulkenberg being joined by Porsche prot?g?s Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber in the 919 Hybrid LMP1.

As part of his preparations for the prestigious endurance event, Hulkenberg made his World Endurance Championship debut at Spa-Francorchamps earlier this month, turning heads by setting the fifth best lap of any driver over the weekend and contributing to a sixth place finish overall.

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Set to get his first taste of the famed French circuit in official testing later this month, Hulkenberg is refusing to make any firm predictions about his chances at the event, but says a win would certainly be a 'dream'.

"I think as a rookie at Le Mans it would be silly to say I want to win," he told Crash.net in an exclusive interview. "Of course it is a dream and a desire to win there.

"It is such a big race and you can see in the six hours anything can happen. For me I want to go there with an open mind and have fun and to do a good job for Porsche and myself.

"[Top three] It would be a great feeling but I've never been to Le Mans before. People who have been before are all very positive about it but I've never been or competed there so it is completely new to me.

"I wouldn't want to give you a number or a result that we'll target. We'll just put it all together, do a good job and see where we can come out."

Hulkenberg's Spa chances were hampered by team-mate Tandy crashing the car early on in the six-hour race, though the trio would fight back to sixth place.