Brendon Hartley articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Daniel Ricciardo and Brendon Hartley to be Red Bull reserves 26th January 2010, 9:04

Red Bull has announced two reserve drivers for the 2010 F1 season. They will be Australian Daniel Ricciardo and New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley.

The Red Bull driver merry-go-round 16th July 2009, 7:00

Toro Rosso has confirmed Sebastien Bourdais will not race for the team at the Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend. Jaime Alguersuari is expected to take over his place. This sparked a debate here about whether the Spanish 19-year-old is ready for F1 yet. But Red Bull’s policy of getting racers from their young driver scheme […]

Hartley loses third driver role to Coulthard 25th March 2009, 8:48

Red Bull will not be able to use Brendon Hartley as a reserve driver this year after the young New Zealander failed to acquire a super licence in time. David Coulthard, who retired from F1 last year, will instead take the role of Red Bull’s third driver and will return to the cockpit if Mark […]

Brendon Hartley gets dual F1 test role 10th March 2009, 19:59

New Zealand teenager Brendon Hartley has been confirmed as the official test driver for both Red Bull and Toro Rosso, following Sebastien Buemi’s promotion to the latter’s race team. I met Hartley at Oulton Park last year during a Formula Three race. He was not in a fantastic mood having just been beaten to pole […]