Van der Garde to miss four FP1 sessions

Van der Garde to miss four FP1 sessions

Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde is set to miss four opening practice sessions this season, with the team opting to give its reserve drivers, Alexander Rossi and Ma Qing Hua, Grand Prix weekend experience. The Dutchman, who held a reserve role with the Leafield-based squad in 2012, will step aside for the first time in Bahrain. Read more…

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  1. Thursday 28 March 2013

  2. Van der Garde to miss four FP1 sessions 09:32

    Van der Garde to miss four FP1 sessions

    Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde is set to miss four opening practice sessions this season, with the team opting to give its reserve drivers, Alexander Rossi…

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  3. Friday 1 March 2013

  4. Rossi, Ma named Caterham reserve drivers 10:37

    Rossi, Ma named Caterham reserve drivers

    Alexander Rossi and Ma Qing Hua have been announced as Caterham's reserve drivers for the 2013 Formula 1 campaign, backing up Charles Pic and Giedo van der…

    F1
  5. Monday 25 February 2013

  6. Ma Qing Hua gets GP2 test outing at Jerez 11:30

    Ma Qing Hua gets GP2 test outing at Jerez

    Former HRT reserve driver Ma Qing Hua will get behind the wheel of a GP2 car at the Circuito de Jerez later this week, having secured a test outing with…

    GP2
  7. Friday 16 November 2012

  8. HRT receives first fine in Texas 17:43

    HRT receives first fine in Texas

    HRT has racked up the unenviable statistic of being first to receive a fine in practice for the United States Grand Prix, after Ma Qing Hua broke the pit lane…

    F1
  9. Ma Qing Hua gets fifth practice run 08:08

    Ma Qing Hua gets fifth practice run

    Ma Qing Hua will be back in action for HRT during the opening practice session at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday, marking the fifth time he has competed…

    F1
  10. Tuesday 6 November 2012

  11. HRT denies Ma is confirmed as 2013 race driver 11:53

    HRT denies Ma is confirmed as 2013 race driver

    HRT has told GPUpdate.net that Ma Qing Hua has not been confirmed as a race driver for the 2013 Formula 1 season, countering reports emerging in the Chinese…

    F1
  12. Tuesday 30 October 2012

  13. Ma Qing Hua gets Friday practice outing 10:36

    Ma Qing Hua gets Friday practice outing

    Ma Qing Hua will make his third practice appearance for HRT in Abu Dhabi this weekend, getting behind the wheel of the team's F112 chassis on Friday morning.…

    F1
  14. Thursday 13 September 2012

  15. Ma to drive again in Singapore 10:37

    Ma to drive again in Singapore

    Reserve driver Ma Qing Hua will enjoy another practice session with HRT in Singapore next Friday. The 24-year-old from Shanghai made history at Monza last week…

    F1
  16. Friday 7 September 2012

  17. Ma delighted with ‘extraordinary experience’ 16:29

    Ma delighted with ‘extraordinary experience’

    Friday saw Ma Qing Hua make history, becoming the first Chinese driver to take part in an official Formula 1 weekend session. The HRT reserve driver took the…

    F1
  18. Wednesday 5 September 2012

  19. Qing Hua to make practice debut at Monza 09:13

    Qing Hua to make practice debut at Monza

    Ma Qing Hua will make a Formula 1 weekend debut at Monza on Friday. The 24-year-old replaces Narain Karthikeyan for the opening 90-minute phase which begins at…

    F1
  20. Wednesday 23 May 2012

  21. Ma chosen for HRT Silverstone test 11:48

    Ma chosen for HRT Silverstone test

    HRT has named Ma Qing Hua as its driver for the upcoming Young Driver test at Silverstone. Hailing from China, he became the first member of the team’s driver…

    F1
  22. Monday 7 May 2012

  23. 16:29

    Latest F1 photos: Jean Todt visits HRT factory

    F1
  24. Friday 4 May 2012

  25. Jean Todt visits new HRT factory 17:08

    Jean Todt visits new HRT factory

    HRT received a special guest on Friday as FIA President Jean Todt visited the team’s new factory in Madrid. The Frenchman was accompanied by Carlos Gracia…

    F1
  26. Thursday 5 April 2012

  27. Ma Qing Hua launches HRT driver programme 09:05

    Ma Qing Hua launches HRT driver programme

    China’s Ma Qing Hua has been enlisted on the HRT Driver Development Programme, the Spanish team announced on Thursday morning. The 24-year-old, who hails from…

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