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At the European Grand Prix Karthikeyan for the first time in the season qualified 22nd, ahead of the Marussia of Charles Pic , with Timo Glock missing qualifying and the race due to illness. The question remains then, is Maldonado a bad driver? Let’s do away with seat-belts, they’re just a driver aid in the event of an accident anyway and let’s also remove armco and catch-fencing and allow spectators to stand by the side of the track. Power to the people. The highlight of the season was a podium finish in a support race for the Portuguese Grand Prix held at Estoril. This site uses cookies.

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On 8 December katrhikeyan, Karthikeyan tested for Williams at Spain and finished a respectable fifth, outpacing the confirmed Williams second driver, Nico Rosberg in the FW27C chassis, who finished ninth.

Oh ya and yes to RTL with 5live commentary and no naraih being ripped of by Sky to be bombarded with betting advertisements and breaks every couple of minutes in the build up and review after races and probably breaks during the race from on. As the rain increased that gamble paid off as other cars had to pit for full wets which promoted Karthikeyan to a points-paying tenth place before the safety car then red flag came out for heavy rain.

BBC – Andrew Benson: Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan – classic F1

How strange to see round steering wheels and hand gear changes! Retrieved 12 July Would love a response. At Silverstone and Bahrain he collided with Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez, the latter of which causing the Mexican to roll his car spectacularly.

From my personal perspective, I like the mix of electrical engine and traditional engine so at least kartuikeyan the medium-term, they can coexist inside a racing car. I know – looks like the Beeb are running scared from all the -ve attention and comments – ‘ya makes ya bed Official retro t-shirts English football clubsbe inspired by the most important moments of the premier.


No to the Sky deal yes to a bit of decency and honesty. When Minardi was bought out at the end of the season, Albers jumped ship to Midland where his season highlight was getting disqualified from the German Grand Prix with an illegally bending rear wing.

Complain about this comment Comment number But it’s different when it’s a move for the lead. Maldonado’s CV is less than flattering and his record speaks for itself.

Narain Karthikeyan is incredibly fast but terribly underrated: De La Rosa – Sports News

Submit a new text post. Doesn’t really matter though, wasn’t that good a race and all these ones were! They had a fantastic scrap for the lead until Mansell finally pulled off an amazing overtaking move on Piquet down the Hangar. On driving a car four-five seconds slower than a McLaren, he says, “You are always on the knife’s edge. Or, Bernie and the rest of them are loaded and need displaced. Any one notice that in the monaco F1 naraun EJ went to speak to the Sky bunch whilst up at Red Bulls pool area and said he was going to talk to “next years employers”?

They squeezed each other but it wasn’t ridiculously dangerous, no sudden moves. At South Africa, she spun six times in practice and qualified nine seconds slower than pole sitter Nigel Mansell. No to Skytv, yes to FTA.

He seems like a fan of Formula One in general as opposed to any one driver. Atlanta Hawks ATL British Formula 3 Championship. In his first race, the Australian Grand PrixKarthikeyan qualified in 12th position.


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marthikeyan At the restart, after a few more laps behind the safety car, the track was dry enough for intermediate tyres and a few drivers pitted as the safety car came back in, however Karthikeyan stayed out and was as high as 5th place at one point, before McLaren ‘s Jenson Button crashed into him whilst they were racing for position. Excellent choices from Chandhok and Karthikeyan’s aren’t bad either. In order to see this wrst you need to have both Javascript enabled and Flash installed. Things started to improve a little bit towards the season end and a smart strategic call granted him his one and only iarthikeyan in the German Grand Prix.

In Spain Karthikeyan retired for the first race in the same after a wheel nut failure ff1 lap 22 due to a botched pit stop.

He made his Formula One debut in with the Jordan team, and was a Williams F1 test driver in and To be fair, Sauber were partly to blame for not making it clear which drivers were driving for them and for not dealing with the situation until the first GP weekend was upon them.

He mentioned that “anyway, being a test driver in a good car will allow me to showcase my skills better”.