Ma Qinghua to race for HRT in 2013 – reports

Ma Qing Hua (CHN) HRT Formula One Team Development Driver. Formula One Young Drivers Test, Day One, Silverstone, England, 12 July 2012.Nov.6 (GMM) Ma Qing Hua looks set to join Pedro de la Rosa at HRT in 2013 according to reports doing the rounds.

China Daily, citing the information of Tencent’s sports channel, reported that the Spanish team “announced at a press conference in Shanghai on Tuesday afternoon” that the 24-year-old will debut next season.

Ma has driven HRT’s 2012 car in free practice sessions at Monza, Singapore and Abu Dhabi this year.

If HRT confirms the news internationally, Ma will most likely to replace the team’s Indian driver, Narain Karthikeyan.

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  • zemelaar

    He will put that thing on pole!

  • zemelaar

    Many pole positions expected for him in 2013.

  • Kimi4WDC

    Just a personal opinion. For some reason this feels like a very bad move, 107% rule might hurt HRT next year.

    I think they focus too much on money. If they worked harder, there are plenty of better balanced options. (money/speed)