The latest stupid rumour suggests that Australian mining magnate Clive Palmer is looking at buying into HRT. Palmer is best known for nearly getting Gold Coast United kicked out of the A-League and then closing half the team’s home field when fans of the team criticised him for his mismanagement, announcing plans to build a replica of the Titanic to be called the Titanic II, and in a crowning moment of stupidity, he declared his belief that Greenpeace is a CIA front designed to disrupt the mining boom and protect the American mineral industry.
The race seat is a shootout between Clos and Karthikeyan probably whoever has the most sponsorship will get it
How does that work? A shootout is two drivers competing for the seat on the basis of their lap times and performances at a test session. Giving the seat to the driver with the most sponsorship makes the concept of a shootout redundant.
Isn’t Valsecchi within the Caterham circle? Or is he no longer?
If he was, he’d be driving for Caterham’s GP2 arm.