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Formula 1 – Torro Rosso – Jerez Test – Day 2‏

February 9, 2012

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Daniel completed a hundred laps on his second and last day of driving at this first test of the season. It was a respectable performance in terms of reliability therefore, with the car running faultlessly throughout. This allowed the team to get through its programme split between short runs this morning and a longer one this afternoon, while […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 2 Photos & Quotes

February 9, 2012

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Day two of 2012 testing saw Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher set the fastest time of the day, a 1m 18.561s lap the best of his 132 laps for the day, coming in a full second faster than Australian Mark Webber. Daniel Ricciardo impressed in his Toro Rosso, a half a second behind his compatriot Mark […]

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Formula 1 – Scuderia Torro Rosso – Jerez Test – Day 1

February 8, 2012

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Circuit: Jerez de la Frontera, 4.423 kms. Driver: Daniel Ricciardo Car: STR7 – 01 57 laps: Best time: 1:20.694 57 laps for STR 7 on the 7th Daniel Ricciardo: “It was really nice to be back in the cockpit for the first time since the Brazilian Grand Prix in November and being the first person […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 1 Photos & Quotes

February 8, 2012

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After a long winter and months of waiting, the wraps have finally been taken off the 2012 challengers and the cars have hit the track for the first time in Jerez. After a two year absence, Kimi Raikkonen showed he’s lost none of his pace, setting the fastest tiome of the day with a 1m […]

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Formula 1 – The Wraps Come Off STR07

February 7, 2012

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As the sun set on the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain this evening, the spotlight turned to the Scuderia Toro Rosso garage as team sponsor CEPSA hosted the unveiling of the STR7. Taking the wraps off the new car that will defend the team’s colours in this year’s Formula 1 World Championship […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Junior Jean-Eric Vergne To Test RB7 At Abu Dhabi

November 2, 2011

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Red Bull Junior driver Jean-Eric Vergne will drive the Championship-winning RB7 at the forthcoming Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 November 2011. Similar to last year’s test driver Daniel Ricciardo, Jean-Eric was runner up in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 series. He has been with the Red Bull Junior […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team Belgian Grand Prix Preview

August 23, 2011

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After a three-week summer break, the HRT Formula One Team is preparing for the 30th F1 Grand Prix of its young history on August 28. Since its two car finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix, Italian driver Vitantonio Liuzzi recharged his batteries in Greece while Australian rookie Daniel Ricciardo only took one week off at […]

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Formula 1 – Daniel Ricciardo Interview

August 5, 2011

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The midpoint of the 2011 Formula 1 season is upon us. It is, therefore, a good time to take a breather and evaluate the 11 Grands Prix which have taken place up to now. Even though Daniel Ricciardo has only raced in the last three, his arrival at the team was surrounded by excitement. Eager […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team – Hungarian Grand Prix

August 1, 2011

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Weather: Rainy – Air 18ºC, Track 20ºC Race: 70 laps Track distance: 4.381km Vitantonio Liuzzi         F111-002 #23   20th Daniel Ricciardo        F111-003 #22   18th HRT Formula One had another two car finish in Hungary. 22 year old rookie Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo was able to complete his […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team – FP3 & Qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31, 2011

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Hungaroring, Hungary Saturday, 30th of July of 2011 Maximum temperature: Air 22ºC, Track 32ºC 11.00-12.00 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 3 Vitantonio Liuzzi         F111-002  #23  24th     (20 laps)  1:27.713 Daniel Ricciardo          F111-003  #22  22nd    (19 laps)  1:26.991 14.00-15.00 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING SESSION Vitantonio Liuzzi   […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team: German Grand Prix

July 25, 2011

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Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-002 #23  DNF Daniel Ricciardo        F111-003 #22  19th HRT F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo completed the second race of his F1 career and finished in 19th position in cool and challenging conditions at the Nürburgring. Team mate Vitantonio Liuzzi’s car suffered an unfortunate electrical failure on lap 37 […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team German Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 23, 2011

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11.00-12.00 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 3 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-002  #23  21st      (23 laps)  1:36.804 Daniel Ricciardo        F111-003  #22  24th     (22 laps)  1:37.554   14.00-15.00 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING SESSION Vitantonio Liuzzi        F111-002 #23  23rd     (11 laps)  1:37.011    Daniel Ricciardo   […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team German Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 23, 2011

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10.00-11.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 1 Daniel Ricciardo            F111-003  #22  22nd    (24 laps)  1:39.279 Narain Karthikeyan       F111-002  #23  20th     (22 laps)  1:38.504 14.00-15.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 2 Daniel Ricciardo        F111-003  #22  23rd       (5 laps)       1:40.737 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-002  #23  22nd      (31 laps)     1:38.145 Narain Karthikeyan and Daniel Ricciardo finished in 20th and 22nd places […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing German Grand Prix Preview

July 19, 2011

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HRT Formula One Team heads to the Nürburgring this weekend for the German Grand Prix, midpoint of the 2011 championship, the tenth round of the season and the 28th of the team’s history. On July 22-24, the historic Nürburgring circuit will be the next challenge for the young team competing in its second full season […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Silverstone Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 9, 2011

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09.00-10.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 1 Daniel Ricciardo        F111-03  #22  24th     (24 laps)  1:54.334 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23  22nd    (20 laps)   1:53.134 Maximum temperature: Air 15ºC, Track 16ºC – Intermittent rain   13.00-14.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 2 Daniel Ricciardo        F111-03  #22 […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Silverstone Grand Prix Preview

July 6, 2011

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The legendary British Grand Prix will provide the setting for the ninth race of the season. Silverstone is an integral part of the history of this sport as the first ever race in Formula 1 took place at the British circuit back in 1950. Today it is a very fast, flowing circuit with quick, sweeping […]

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Formula 1 – Ricciardo drives for Hispania Racing

July 2, 2011

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Hispania Racing and Red Bull Racing signed a collaboration deal today which allows young Australian talent Daniel Ricciardo to join the Spanish team as its official driver. The current Formula 1 World Champion team has shown trust in Hispania Racing’s project and has chosen José Ramón Carabante’s team as a support for the formation and […]

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Formula 1 – Scuderia Toro Rosso European Grand Prix FP 1 & 2 Report

June 25, 2011

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Sebastien Buemi (STR6-04) “As planned, I ran just in the afternoon, but all the same we now know more or less what we can expect for the rest of the weekend and what areas we still need to work on to improve the car. My car ran trouble-free all day, starting with Daniel’s drive in […]

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Formula 1 – Scuderia Toro Rosso Spanish Grand Prix Free Practice Report

May 21, 2011

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Daniel Ricciardo (STR6-02) “I think my experience in World Series and previous classes at this circuit helped me more than the winter test I did here, when I only got one run on slick tyres in damp conditions. All the same, I enjoyed being at the first track of this season that I know really […]

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Formula 1 – 2011 TURKISH GRAND PRIX – Scuderia Torro Rosso

May 7, 2011

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Daniel Ricciardo (STR6-03) “This was my very first time driving at the Istanbul track and the session went well giving me an understanding of why drivers are so keen on this circuit, with all its undulations and different types of corner. I enjoyed it, even if the conditions were not ideal. It was useful to […]

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