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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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V8 Supercars – Tony Kanaan Joins Armor All Gold Coast 600 Field

August 10, 2011

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The number of former IndyCar or Champ Car Champions at this year’s Armor All Gold Coast 600 has increased to four with Brad Jones Racing confirming Tony Kanaan as part of their squad for this year’s October 21-23 event. Kanaan, who won the IndyCar series in 2004, will co-drive with Jason Bargwanna in the Jana […]

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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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V8 Supercars – Gold Coast 600 Celebrates 21 Years

July 28, 2011

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The Armor All Gold Coast 600 celebrates its 21st birthday this year – in a celebration that will include 28-high profile international drivers, the best local talent and a star-studded entertainment line-up. In what is shaping up to be another spectacular race and rock extravaganza that will deliver a major boost to the local tourism […]

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V8 Supercars – Liuzzi Headlines F1’s Gold Coast Onslaught

July 28, 2011

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The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will feature a current Formula One driver for the first time this year after the signing of Hispania Racing Team F1’s young Italian star Tonio Liuzzi for the October 21-23 event. Liuzzi will co-drive with talented Ford driver Tony D’Alberto in the Wilson Securities Falcon and is one of […]

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Formula 1 – HRT F1 Team: Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

July 26, 2011

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The HRT F1 Team is looking forward to the 29th F1 Grand Prix of its young history this weekend. The team’s six unit trucks, its motorhome and support vehicle received permission to drive at night on Sunday evening right after the cars were checked and packed in the Nürburgring pits following the German Grand Prix. […]

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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 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 – 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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