HindustanTimes Fri,04 Sep 2015

HRT F1 Team


season so far

team profile

HRT F1 Team
In 2009, HRT became the first Spanish team in history to obtain the license to compete in Formula 1 for 2010. In its second season, the team's target was to improve both on the track and off it, but the journey was not without its difficulties. In July, the team was acquired by the Spanish investment group, Thesan Capital, who have worked relentlessly to give the team stability and given ...
Regular Drivers
    team mate comparison

    team facts

    Team Base Madrid, Spain
    Team Country Spain
    Team Boss Luis Perez-Sala
    Test Driver Dani Clos, Ma Qing Hua
    First Race 2010, Bahrain Grand Prix
    Last Race 2012, Brazilian Grand Prix
    Team Races 56
    Team Wins 0
    Team Poles 0
    Team Podiums 0
    Team Fastest Laps 0
    Points 0
    Constructor Champs 0
    Driver Champs 0

    engine facts

    Team Base Cosworth
    Team Country Cosworth CA2012
    Team Boss F112
    Test Driver Brembo
    First Race Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Last Race 18,000 RPM
    Team Races Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Team Wins Pirelli

    F1 car vrooms on Rajpath
    more »

    In the know
    Every racer's first step

    In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

    In The Know
    One for the road...

    As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
    more »

    Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

    Narain Karthikeyan
    "Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

    Formula One driver regimen

    It’s not all glamour for the Formula One drivers who endure demanding conditions while in the cockpit. They’re subjected to incredible wear-and-tear. HT reveals their fitness regimens.

    more »