PEDRO DE LA ROSA

  • Pedro de la Rosa's Ferrari spouts smoke during testing February 9, 2013

    Jerez: A day after Felipe Massa impressed with some newfound speed, Ferrari finished Formula One's first preseason test with a setback as new test pilot Pedro de la Rosa was forced to abandon his car when it began to spout smoke early on Friday. De la Rosa managed to return...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...