HRT driver Bruno Senna out-qualified one of the Virgin cars while team mate Karun Chandhok led home one of the VR-01s during the race. But technical trouble continues to blight the Spanish team.
|Karun Chandhok||Bruno Senna|
|Qualifying time comparison (Q1)||1’27.757 (+8.273)||1’19.484|
|Average race lap||1’25.529 (-1.791)||1’27.320|
Delayed by a sensor problem in qualifying, Chandhok brought the car home 18th after moving ahead of Lucas di Grassi’s Virgin which had a hydraulic problem.
Split the Virgin duo on merit in qualifying but lost second gear during the race and had to retire.