Malaysian GP team-by-team: HRT

A double finish for the HRT cars in Sepang

Karun Chandhok Bruno Senna
Qualifying position 22 23
Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’56.299 (-0.97) 1’57.269
Race position 15 16
Average race lap 1’47.948 (-0.86) 1’48.807
Laps 53/56 52/56
Pit stops 1 1
Malaysian Grand Prix lap times - HRT

Malaysian Grand Prix lap times - HRT (click to enlarge)

Karun Chandhok

Out-qualified his team mate in the wet session by almost a second. Brought the F110 home just three laps behind ‘new teams winner’ Lucas di Grassi.

Compare Karun Chandhok’s form against his team mate in 2010

Bruno Senna

Happy to record his first F1 finish, albeit a lap behind his team mate.

Compare Bruno Senna’s form against his team mate in 2010

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13 comments on Malaysian GP team-by-team: HRT

  1. dave said on 5th April 2010, 13:17

    chandhok not making a stop??? surely thats illegal?

    • Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine) said on 5th April 2010, 14:29

      It was missed off the FIA sheet but he definitely pitted, have corrected the data.

      • On the the topic of the compulsory stop whats the penalty if you don’t stop?

      • MigueLP said on 5th April 2010, 15:34

        so everyone started joking with karun but hes running faster then Bruno i said from the beggining that bruno senna is a car wrecker everytime he runs a le man car he crashes it

        • Gilvan said on 5th April 2010, 15:53

          Hello MigueLP

          You probably meant “Running faster THAN Bruno”. THAN is used join two parts of a comparison. THEN indicates time (past or future).
          Sorry, I know I am being pedantic, I just can’t help it.
          Besides, you are being a bit harsh with Bruno, I think. At this stage I don’t think we can draw any significant comparison between these two drivers, at least not until the cars are finishing races consistently.

          • But its a bit strange, looking @ their results in GP2

          • MigueLP said on 6th April 2010, 0:05

            sorry Gilvan im not british so english lang isnt my strongest asset but I meant what i wrote “karun is running faster THAN Bruno” this is a fact lets see what is going to happen next another fact is that everybody was harsh with karun bbc knows everything about it

      • alvatros said on 5th April 2010, 21:51

        lap 15 i think… as u can see, the chart gives the information about that, when the line shoots up means pit stop… or crash…!!

  2. dave said on 5th April 2010, 14:35

    id guess disqualification

  3. Anshumaan said on 5th April 2010, 21:56

    I am actually surprised by the lack of pace of Bruno…i didn’t expect Karun to be so quick..gp2 results show the opposite…being an Indian it definitely makes me proud that he is doing well but i quite can’t believe Bruno being a second behind Karun!!!

    • MigueLP said on 6th April 2010, 0:04

      im portuguese(Portugal european country in 1500 discovered brazil) and im surprised by the pace of Karun but not surprised by the lack from bruno he has proved to be an disappointement after so much publicity hes being …

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