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HRT to miss last day of testing

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  • #131007

    PieLighter
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    Apparently the construction of their car is behind schedule, and they won’t make it to the track for the final day. They have asked to have a filming day.
    http://pitpass.com/45667-HRT-will-not-run-at-Barcelona

    #194865

    S.J.M
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    Shame, yet unexpected to be honest.

    So both HRT & Marussia will be learning about their cars in Melbourne. Im going to put aside any of my F1 car making nievity and not even begin to ponder how a team(s) can leave it to the last moment to actually make their cars proper when they’ve had months & months to get their shit together.

    #194866

    Journeyer
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    Marussia had chassis problems, while HRT started late due to a change in ownership (and the loss of Colin Kolles’ resources).

    #194867

    matt90
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    Didn’t HRT also have chassis problems?

    #194868

    PieLighter
    Participant

    Suffice to say that with Dr Kolles’ resources, I think they would have made at least 2 tests.

    #194869

    junior
    Participant

    Marussia didn’t have chassis problems they just failed the rear end crash test, plus the reason they also didn’t have months and months as they had to complete a move from sheffield and rehire a whole factory of staff so they have reasons if this happens next year then they have problems

    #194870

    AndrewTanner
    Participant

    Nevermind! I guess I can forgive them as they’ve had a rather tumultuous off-season.

    Tumultuous. I’ve never typed that word before. Cool.

    #194871

    Force Maikel
    Participant

    Did anyone here actually thought they’d make it ? They’re so difficult to judge as a team

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