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Posted on Saturday, March 17, 2012

Australian GP: Driver Saturday quotes

Red Bull Racing Mark Webber: “We knew there were some quick guys out there - McLaren and Mercedes especially and Roman did well too. Everyone always thinks we have special bits to keep coming back, but this year it’s opened right up. I didn’t have KERS at the end of the session, which affects your rhythm during qualifying – it’s a shame as it’s been faultless all winter. I’m pleased with my lap in Q3. We can still get on the podium tomorrow, but we […]

Posted on Friday, March 16, 2012

Australian GP: Driver Friday quotes

Red Bull Racing Mark Webber: “We did learn a little today – but after nine weeks of anxious waiting it was a shame with the weather. Mother Nature played a big role and it made it quite challenging for everyone. We got some dry running at the end of each session, which was good. The track was drying out reasonably quickly, but there were still a few sections at the end that were damp. In the end we got what we could out of it, […]

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2011

Mid-season review: Tough at the back

For the 2011 season, the three newer teams – Lotus, Virgin and HRT – all had aspirations at either joining the midfield or finishing 10th in the championship. So far, they’ve largely disappointed and failed to meet their expectations as Team Lotus looks a long way off of convincing the world they are a midfield team, whilst Virgin and HRT remain rooted at the back, wary of the 107% rule, which isn’t even really 107% when the top teams run on the slower hard tyre […]

Posted on Monday, July 4, 2011

HRT confirms sale to Nomura/Thesan

Jul.4 (GMM) HRT on Monday confirmed reports the Spanish team has been sold.

It was reported team owner Jose Ramon Carabante sold out to the Japanese industrial and financial group Nomura.

Hispania Racing confirmed in a statement that the Nomura-link...

Posted on Monday, July 4, 2011

Carabante sells Hispania team to Japan's Nomura

Jul.4 (GMM) Jose Ramon Carabante has sold his formula one team HRT, according to Spanish media reports.

AS and ABC newspapers, as well as Cadena Ser radio, say the Spanish team has been bought by Japanese industrial and financial group Nomura.

Some ...

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011

British Grand Prix Preview

F1 heads home as Round 9 of the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place at the Silverstone Circuit in Great Britain. Several of the teams are based in the UK, with Force India located opposite the circuit itself and Red Bull, Renault and Williams all a stones throw away. Virgin, McLaren and Team Lotus all operate from inside the United Kingdom. Here's F1Zone.net's preview of what could be a classic race Ricciardo in, Karthikeyan out Inevitably as the F1 season draws towards the […]

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011

Karthikeyan hopes to score

India's Narain Karthikeyan, who is making a comeback in the Formula One with the new Hispania Racing Team, on Friday said he was looking to score "a point or two" in the F1 season this year. Karthikeyan had served as the test driver for Williams F1 team in the 2006-07 season after making debut with Jordan in 2005. Last year, he signed with the Hispania Racing Team to be its official race driver for this Formula One season. "Definitely my realistic target during the year […]

Posted on Saturday, March 19, 2011

Catch me if you can: The F1 2011 preview

F1Zone's 2011 Season Preview

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

Hispania unveils its 2011 challenger

Hispania Racing has become the final team to unveil its 2011 car, as it took the wraps off the new F111 at Barcelona during the penultimate day of winter testing.After initial plans for the team to work in partnership with Toyota fell through, HRT has ...

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

Liuzzi sure HRT can have bright future

Tonio Liuzzi says he is keen to build a future with Hispania, and believes the team has plenty of potential to improve on its back-of-the-grid 2010 form.The new HRT F111 will not be unveiled until tomorrow lunchtime, giving it just one and a half days ...

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Liuzzi completes Hispania deal

Hispania has confirmed that Tonio Liuzzi will be its second driver this year, as the Italian's signing completes the 2011 Formula 1 line-up.Liuzzi was on the market after losing his Force India seat at the end of 2010. He tested for HRT at Catalunya la...

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

HRT delays new car debut to Friday

Hispania Racing's new car is now expected to make its track debut at Barcelona on Friday after its maiden run was delayed.The Spanish squad was expecting to have the car - the F111 - ready today or tomorrow, but the team confirmed to AUTOSPORT on Wedne...