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Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012

De La Rosa takes positives from difficult day

HRT driver Pedro de La Rosa was another driver frustrated by the wet weather, but tried to look for positives on a trying day. "I was surprised by the large amount of rain that poured down during both sessions. We anticipated the morning session to be less wet and that’s why we made the most of it to complete our only run. We only did a few laps mainly to confirm that the car and the systems worked well, so in the afternoon, with the […]

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012

HRT eager for return to racing

HRT drivers Pedro de La Rosa and Narain Karthikeyan are eager to get back to racing after Formula One's lengthy summer break. Although HRT's drivers sit at the foot of the championship table, they are hopeful ahead of the second part of the 2012 campaign. "Spa is one of the drivers’ favourite tracks; it’s spectacular and difficult, not only because of the type of corners but also because of the weather, since one part of the track can be dry whilst another is wet, so […]

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012

Karthikeyan targets qualifying boost

Narain Karthikeyan has pinpointed an improved performance on Saturday afternoons as the Formula One season recommences in Belgium in a couple of weeks' time. Karthikeyan has been beaten by HRT team mate Pedro de La Rosa in all eleven qualifying sessions so far and admits that he needs to up his game over one flying lap. "I think that my race performance has been very strong, with my 15th place in Monaco standing out, but in qualifying I’ve been a bit weaker", said the Indian […]

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012

De La Rosa pleased with HRT gains

Spanish driver Pedro De La Rosa has expressed his satisfaction at the gains HRT has made in 2012. HRT failed to qualify for the Australian Grand Prix and, although they sit last in the championship, have been battling Marussia. "We’ve made steady progress but now we’re at a key moment and we must take another step forward", said De La Rosa in an interview published on HRT's official website. "My assessment is very positive because we set ourselves realistic targets, we’ve accomplished them and we’re, […]

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2012

Hungarian Grand Prix: Driver Ratings

We rate each driver after the Hungarian Grand Prix

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Gillan 'disappointed' with Monaco weekend

Williams Chief Operating Engineer Mark Gillan has said he is disappointed with the outcome of the Monaco weekend for the British team. Pastor Maldonado's race ended on the opening lap following a collision with Pedro de La Rosa, while Bruno Senna could only managed a point courtesy of tenth place. "The car was good enough for a P4 or P5 qualifying position", Gillan said in a team press release, "Our race pace was also good so it is disappointing not to have come away from […]

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012

HRT opens new headquarters

HRT has unveiled their new headquarters, located in the Caja Magica district of Spanish capital city Madrid. HRT team principal Luiz Perez Sala was joined at the opening by drivers Pedro de La Rosa, Dani Clos and Ma Qing Hua, as well as the Mayoress of Madrid and the vice president of the FIA. HRT Press Release: Honourable Madam Ana Botella, Mayoress of Madrid:  "I would like to thank HRT for choosing Madrid to set up its headquarters. I congratulate them for being the first […]

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2012

HRT unveils 2012 challenger

HRT has become the final team to unveil their car ahead of the 2012 season, which begins in under two weeks time in Australia. The car features a step-nose and is typically devoid of sponsors. HRT will be hoping to beat Marussia for a third season; the Yorkshire-based team unveiled their MR-01 earlier today. The F112 will be raced by Pedro de La Rosa and Narain Karthikeyan.

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2011

HRT: Looking to build in 2012

HRT is looking to move forwards next year as they shift towards becoming a Spanish national team

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2011

2011 Driver Ratings: Part One

Part One of F1Zone's Driver Ratings

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2011

McLaren pays tribute to de La Rosa

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Press Release Vodafone McLaren Mercedes today pays tribute to test and reserve driver Pedro de la Rosa, who leaves the team he initially joined in 2003 to start a new chapter in his life at Spain’s national Formula 1 team. Pedro very quickly established himself as a vital part of the McLaren team following his arrival at the team in March 2003. His engineering skills, mechanical understanding and ability to think both analytically and laterally in order to solve problems immediately made […]

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2011

De La Rosa signs two year HRT deal

Pedro de La Rosa will return to Formula One racing with HRT from next season