June.13 – The HRT boss Colin Kolles was delighted with the hard work of his duo Vitantonio Liuzzi and Narain Karthikeyan through Sunday’s Canadian GP, with the team get its personal best result since in F1. Despite Karthikeyan post-race penalty for cutting the circuit, Liuzzi was able to locked 11th place in the Constructors’ Championship for the team by crossing the line in 13th.
“Today we achieved our best result in the history of Hispania Racing,” Kolles said. “It was a great race with a positive ending for the team. We made a step forward in terms of performance and in the championship position. The team is working very hard and it is a deserved result. The drivers did a very good job driving more aggressively after the track was drying up. We will have to improve further and target the 10th position in the championship.
“I am very thankful and happy for all the team members who are working very hard to move the team forward .I want to also thank the suppliers supporting us.”
Tonio, who remained composed throughout the race, believes the team is making real progress and hopes ‘to finish even better’ in future races.
“It’s a great feeling to overtake other cars, we’re always focused on challenging our nearest rivals, but this race was crazy because we were able to overtake much faster cars. All you needed to do was be smooth and under control, it’s always a great feeling when you’re racing properly. We achieved our best result of the season, which is great for the team. We hope this won’t be our best finish of the season; we hope to finish even better in the future and will push for this.”
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