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Full Team Name: HRT F1 Team
Base: Madrid, Spain
Team Principal: Luis Perez-Sala
Technical Chief: Jean-Claude Martens
Drivers: P de la Rosa
  N Karthikeyan
Test Drivers: D Clos
  Q Ma
Chassis: F112
Engine: Cosworth CA2012
Tyres: Pirelli
First Season: 2010
World Championships: 0
Highest Race Finish: 13 (x1)
Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
HRT-Cosworth HRT
HRT Formula One Team team photograph. (L to R): Dani Clos (ESP) HRT Formula One Team HRT F112 Third Driver; Pedro De La Rosa (ESP) HRT Formula One Team; Luis Perez-Sala (ESP) HRT Formula One Team, Team Prinicpal; Narain Karthikeyan (IND) HRT Formula One Team; Ma Qing Hua (CHN) HRT Formula One Team HRT F112 Development Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 28 July 2012


As in 2011, fail to qualify at round one, but steadily improve as combination of the experienced De la Rosa, new team principal (and ex-driver) Luis Perez-Sala and new Madrid base begins to bear fruit, bringing pace closer to that of key rivals, Marussia.

Narain Karthikeyan (IND) Hispania Racing F1 Team (HRT) F111. 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, Chinese Grand Prix, Race, Shanghai, China, Sunday, 17 April 2011


Fail to qualify for round one before form improves, challenging Virgin for pace. Ricciardo takes over Karthikeyan's race seat at round nine but the Indian returns for a one-off appearance in place of Liuzzi at home race. Pedro de la Rosa signed for 2012, partnering Karthikeyan.

Colin Kolles (GER) Force India F1 Team Principal.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Preparations, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Wednesday, 21 May 2008


Founded by ex-driver Adrian Campos, taken over by Jose Ramon Carabante, with Colin Kolles (ex-Force India) as team principal. Despite no pre-season testing, record first two-car finish at round three. Senna, Chandhok, Yamamoto, Klien all get race drives during season.