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  • F1 team Caterham sold to Kollesled group July 2, 2014

    Leafield: Formula One team Caterham has been sold to a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors led by former HRT team boss Colin Kolles. The team announced the sale on Wednesday with immediate effect, meaning Caterham will be under new ownership and management for this weekend's British Grand Prix. Former F1...
  • Defunct F1 team HRT sell cars to scrap dealer February 17, 2013

    Madrid: Five cars from the now defunct Formula One team HRT have been bought by a Spanish company specialised in used racing parts. Teo Martin, the owner of the company, said that he had purchased the cars from HRT with plans to resell them to interested buyers. HRT folded at the...
  • Tough times ahead for some Formula One teams February 8, 2013

    London: Formula One must bring rising costs under control to help struggling teams race on in tough economic circumstances, even if talk of impending crisis is wide of the mark, principals agree. The folding of Spanishbased HRT since the end of last season owed as much to the economic troubles...
  • Felipe Massa first to test new Ferrari car January 25, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's Felipe Massa will be the first driver to test Ferrari's 2013 Formula One car. The 31yearold will be the designated driver for trials at Jerez from Feb 57 before twotime world champion Fernando Alonso returns from his offseason break two weeks later, Ferrari confirmed on its...
  • India's Karthikeyan, Chandhok win Race of Champions Asia December 14, 2012

    Bangkok: India's only two Formula One drivers, Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok won the 2012 Race of Champions Asia and qualified for the Nations Cup where they will be in the same group as defending champions Germany comprising of Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher. Team India defeated Japan 20 in...
  • Formula One has too many teams, says Bernie Ecclestone December 13, 2012

    London: The departure of Spanish strugglers HRT from Formula One still leaves the sport with one team too many, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday. Madridbased HRT have not been included on the official 2013 entry list published by the governing International Automobile Federation, a move that leaves 11...
  • HRT absent from 2013 Formula One entry list December 2, 2012

    London: Formula One looks likely to be reduced to 11 teams next season after the official 2013 championship entry list was published without struggling Spanishbased HRT on it. The 22car list was published on the governing International Automobile Federation's (FIA) website on Saturday after the expiry of a Friday deadline...
  • HRT face uncertain future, says De la Rosa November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Formula One tailenders HRT face an uncertain future after Sunday's seasonending Brazilian Grand Prix with employees in the dark about plans to sell the team, according to veteran Spanish driver Pedro de la Rosa. "It's not easy for anyone, especially mechanics and engineers and people who from now on...
  • HRT car is slow but it is safe, says Pedro De la Rosa November 16, 2012

    Austin: Pedro De la Rosa denied reports on Thursday that his cashstrapped Formula One team HRT was putting him in danger by sending the Spanish driver out in an unsafe car for this weekend's US Grand Prix. The Spanishbased Formula One backmarkers are up for sale and talks are ongoing...
  • HRT F1 team is up for sale November 13, 2012

    Madrid: HRT Formula One team is up for sale, its owners Thesan Capital has announced 16 months after buying a majority stake in the Spanish outfit from Jose Ramon Carabante. HRT are yet to score a point since joining F1 in 2010. The owners are hoping to find new investors...
  • HRT owners expect to sell team in coming weeks November 12, 2012

    London: Spanishbased Formula One backmarkers HRT are up for sale and talks are ongoing with a number of groups interested in buying the team, owners Thesan Capital said in a statement on Monday. The team, who have yet to score a point in three years, have Indian Narain Karthikeyan and...
  • Finishing the race the best result for us: Narain October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Narain Karthikeyan, India's only Formula One driver, on Sunday said that finishing the race was the maximum result he could have got in his home Grand Prix as he had to slow down his car due to overheating of the brakes. Right from the start, Karthikeyan was warned...
  • Happy to have finished ahead of one Marussia: Karthikeyan October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan said Saturday he was happy to start from the penultimate spot ahead of at least one of the Marussias in his home Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Karthikeyan will be starting at the 23rd place behind HRT team mate Pedro...
  • Karthikeyan hopes to stay at HRT for 2013 September 17, 2012

    Greater Noida: India's only F1 racer at the moment, Narain Karthikeyan is hopeful of retaining his seat in HRT for the 2013 season with some strong showings in the upcoming Asian races. "Next part of the season are the Asian races Singapore, Korea, Japan and the Indian GP. The next...
  • Hua to replace Narine for Italian GP practice September 5, 2012

    Monza (Italy): Ma Qing Hua will become the first Chinese to drive in the Formula One Championship on Friday when he replaces Narain Karthikeyan in the HRT for the first free practice session at the Italian Grand Prix here. Since joining HRT, Ma Qing Hua has been preparing himself for the...
  • Formula One circuit on a break August 7, 2012

    With the London Olympics hogging the limelight all over the world, the Formula One fraternity has decided to take a monthlong break with the next race the Belgian Gran Prix to take place on September 2. An agreement was reached between the 12 teams to send their staff for...
  • Qing Hua becomes first Chinese to drive F1 car July 13, 2012

    Silverstone: Ma Qing Hua has become the first Chineseborn driver to test in Formula One, completing 82 laps of the British Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone for HRT. The 24yearold Ma was on the track on Thursday on the first of two days of a youngdriver test on the site of...
  • Clos to replace Narain for British GP practice June 29, 2012

    Silverstone: HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will take the wheels from India's Narain Karthikeyan for the opening practise session of the Formula One British Grand Prix here next weekend. Spanish driver Clos will step into the F112 for the second time in the season after the Barcelona round last month. He...
  • Bahrain GP: Hamilton fastest in first practice April 20, 2012

    Bahrain: Lewis Hamilton edged Sebastian Vettel in the first practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday. Hamilton clocked 1 minute, 33.572 seconds in his McLaren around the 5.4km Bahrain International Circuit, 0.305 seconds quicker than the twotime defending champion Vettel of Red Bull. HRT's Pedro de la Rosa was a...
  • Karthikeyan tests out HRT F112 March 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan completed the first laps aboard the new HRT F112 at the Barcelona circuit ahead of its Formula One (F1) debut in Australia in less than two weeks. Having passed all the mandatory crash tests last weekend, the Spanish squad was racing against time to put the...
  • No preseason testing for HRT, Karthikeyan March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Narain Karthikeyan will have to wait till the Formula One season opener in Melbourne to get his hands on HRT's new car, with the Spanish outfit failing to get the F112 ready in time for the final two days of preseason testing on Saturday and Sunday. Karthikeyan, who signed...
  • HRT, Narain racing against time March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Narain Karthikeyan's HRT team is racing against time to get its new car ready so that the Indian driver can test it on the last two days of the fourday Formula One final preseason testing on Saturday and Sunday. Barely 17 days from the season's opening race in Melbourne...
  • No evidence found that black cohosh damages liver January 29, 2011

    New York: Despite reports of liver damage in some women using black cohosh to ease menopause symptoms, clinical trials testing one major brand of this herb have so far found no evidence that it is to blame, according to a research review. Extracts of black cohosh, a plant native to North...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk January 29, 2011

    Washington: Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported on Friday. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, help answer lingering questions about just...