Thursday, 30 June 2011

Who Is Daniel Ricciardo?

Hispania has confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will make his Formula 1 debut at the British Grand Prix. Ricciardo who is still a Red Bull junior driver will take Narain Karthikeyan's race seat, with the Indian staying on as an "official driver". Karthikeyan is expected to return in the race cockpit for just his home GP in Indian.

Ricciardo is on loan from Red Bull so they can rate his racing abilities along side a known quantity in Tonio Liuzzi. HRT owner Jose Carabante states "This agreement is a reward for all the hard work Hispania Racing has shown since we started in Formula One last year,"

"We're proud that the Formula One World Champion team has trusted us in their effort of developing their drivers. Let's hope that this is just the start of a fruitful relationship."

HRT team principal Colin Kolles thanked Red Bull Racing team consultant Helmut Marko who was instrumental in making the deal happen. Kolles: "I'm happy to welcome Daniel to the team; I'm glad the team managed to conclude this deal together with Dr. Helmut Marko who deserves my personal respect"

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