H?â??lkenberg won the championship in the Le Mans round driving for the ART team, which in its earlier guise as ASM steered Lewis Hamilton to the 2005 title.
H?â??lkenberg has tested for Williams on several occasions this year and was recently confirmed as the team?óÔé¼Ôäós test driver for 2009.
Expect to see Hulkenberg in a GP2 seat next year, although competition for a drive with the ART squad will be fierce.
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