HRT’s third season in Formula One appears to have been its last. The loss of a team, however small, is to the detriment of the sport.
Narain Karthikeyan has been penalised 20 seconds in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
HRT’s drivers will not be allowed to start the Australian Grand Prix having failed to beat the 107% time in qualifying.
HRT’s new car has run before the first race weekend of the new season, which is already an improvement on their previous two campaigns.
Narain Karthikeyan says his performance in his last outing for HRT in the Indian Grand Prix helped secure his return with the team in 2012.
Narain Karthikeyan will return to F1 with HRT in 2012, the team has confirmed.
HRT failed to qualify for the first race – but ended the season in front of Virgin.
Pictures from the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
Pictures from qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel put Red Bull on top in the final practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.