Tag Archives: Narain Karthikeyan

Formula 1 – Narain Karthikeyan Completes HRTs Lineup For 2012

February 3, 2012

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Spanish outfit HRT F1 announces that Indian driver, Narain Karthikeyan, will complete the team’s line up for the 2012 season alongside Spanish driver Pedro de la Rosa. These two drivers will contest the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship for the team, which gets underway on March 16th at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne, […]

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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 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 – 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 – Hispania Racing European Grand Prix FP 1 & 2 Report

June 25, 2011

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10.00-11.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 1 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  23rd     (27 laps)  1:46.926 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23  22nd    (24 laps)  1:45.494 Maximum temperature: Air 26ºC, Track 35ºC – Cloudy   14.00-15.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 2 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  23rd    (16 laps)  1:46.906 Vitantonio Liuzzi   […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing: ‘Grand Prix of Europe Preview’‏

June 21, 2011

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Hispania Racing will be on home soil for the second time this season for the European Grand Prix held at the Valencia Street Circuit. For the fourth time in history this unique track, which is situated by the water’s edge, will host the event.    Valencia is a stop-and-go track with a lot of long […]

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Formula 1: Hispania Racing: ‘Canadian Grand Prix’‏

June 13, 2011

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Colin Kolles, Hispania Racing Team Principal: “Today we achieved our best result in the history of Hispania Racing. It was a great race with a positive ending for the team. We made a step forward in terms of performance and in the championship position. The team is working very hard and it is a deserved […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Canadian Grand Prix Preview

June 8, 2011

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The FIA Formula 1 World Championship makes a brief escape from Europe for the Canadian Grand Prix. Named after local Formula 1 hero, the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit combines long straights with slow corners meaning that cars are pushed to the limit. Engines are at maximum revs for long periods of time, brakes are given a […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying Report

May 29, 2011

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11.00-12.00 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 3 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  23rd    (16 laps)  1:20.278 Vitantonio Liuzzi        F111-02  #23  22nd    (15 laps)  1:20.115 Maximum temperature: Air 23ºC, Track 44ºC – Sunny 14.00-15.30 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING SESSION Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  DNS Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23  DNS Maximum temperature: Air 24ºC, Track 46ºC – Sunny Colin Kolles, […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Monaco Grand Prix Preview

May 25, 2011

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The FIA Formula 1 World Championship makes its most glamorous stop in Monaco for one of the most prestigious races on the calendar. Technical excellence, precision driving and bravery are all key in order to have a good weekend in the Principality. Brakes are worked very hard in the Circuit de Monaco and overtaking is […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Spanish Grand Prix Report

May 23, 2011

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Colin Kolles, Hispania Racing Team Principal: “Tonio started the race very well, he was in a good position, improving lap by lap and creating a bigger gap with the cars behind him. Unfortunately, after the first pit stop, we noticed that the gear box wasn’t running properly so we had to change the gearbox mode. […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Spanish Grand Prix Free Practice Report

May 21, 2011

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10.00-11.30 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE SESSION 1 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  24th     (25 laps)  1:32.106 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23  22nd    (23 laps)  1:31.268 Maximum temperature: Air 22ºc, Track 28ºC – Sunny

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Sends All Its Support To The People Of Murcia

May 12, 2011

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José Ramón Carabante, President of Hispania Racing, wishes to share his sympathies with the citizens of Murcia after the earthquake that hit the region yesterday. The Spanish team has very close links with this region and offers all its support and affection to the population.

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Turkish Grand Prix Report

May 9, 2011

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Narain Karthikeyan   F111-03 #22  21º Vitantonio Liuzzi        F111-02 #23  22º                  Colin Kolles, Hispania Racing Team Principal: “The race was not as we expected because we faced some unpredicted problems with the tyres during the pit stop. The wheel gun seems to have not worked properly on Liuzzi’s car resulting in the loss of a wheel […]

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Hispania Racing:: ‘Colin Kolles: “We know we can fight for a good position”‘‏

May 8, 2011

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PRACTICE SESSION 3 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  24th     (15 laps)  1:32.009 Vitantonio Liuzzi   F111-02  #23  23rd     (19 laps)  1:31.375 Maximum temperature:  Air 16ºC, Track 32ºC –  Sunny                  QUALIFYING SESSION Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  23rd     (8 laps)  1:31.564 Vitantonio Liuzzi   F111-02  #23  21st     (7 laps)  1:30.692 Maximum temperature: Air 18ºC,  Track 37°C-  Sunny

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing:: ‘First day of practice in the Turkish Grand Prix’‏

May 7, 2011

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PRACTICE SESSION 1 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22  20th     (8 laps)  1:48.461 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23  16th    (20 laps)  1:44.787 Maximum temperature: Air 11ºC, Track 13ºC –  Rain PRACTICE SESSION 2 Narain Karthikeyan  F111-03  #22    22nd     (29 laps)   1:31.320 Vitantonio Liuzzi       F111-02  #23     23rd     (30 laps)   1:31.989 Maximum temperature: Air 14°C, Track 24°C- Cloudy 

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Visit Besiktas JK

May 6, 2011

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Vitantonio Liuzzi and Narain Karthikeyan dropped by Besiktas JK’s training session this morning in Istanbul. The Hispania Racing drivers witnessed virtually the whole of the Turkish Super League outfit’s session led by coach, Tayfur Havutçu, and once it finished made their way down on to the pitch where they got to know the players.

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing Turkish Grand Prix Preview

May 2, 2011

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The fourth race on the 2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship calendar takes the teams to Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Park is one of the few tracks to have an anti-clockwise layout and offers a number of dramatic gradient changes. The circuit is made up of a mixture of slow and fast corners which means that […]

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Formula 1 – Base Batteries Sponsors Formula 1 Hispania Racing Team

April 29, 2011

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The Indian Owned Battery Giant will be the official battery supplier for the Hispania Racing Team in the 2011 Formula 1 Racing Season and the following two years. Base Batteries and Hispania Racing, the only Spanish team competing in Formula 1 have reached an agreement by which the Indian battery giants will become the official […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing’s Goal Achieved In Shanghai

April 17, 2011

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Narain Karthikeyan F111-03 #22 23rd Vitantonio Liuzzi F111-02 #23 22nd Colin Kolles, Hispania Racing Team Principal: “We reached our target, which was to finish the race. We planned a one stop strategy for today. Narain went for this strategy but Tonio had a drive-through penalty for a jump start and lost some positions so we […]

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