They tried hard to get into second pre second test but had to alter its plans as they had failed a crash test. Now after working hard over the past few weeks with an ambition of getting into the third pre season tests. Earlier in the week with all their efforts HRT confirmed that they passed the crash tests and are now working hard to feature in the last day of pre season testing to be held on Sunday. It is a work against time for this small team who in the last couple of seasons had no proper tests to their name.
HRT boss Luis Perez-Sala confirmed that their intention is to get the car running on Sunday, if not they will be doing a filming day on Monday. Although their delay in running in the car is due to the crash tests, He admitted that the crash tests offered significant safety benefits
Meanwhile their driver Pedro de la Rosa is hoping to see the car running on Sunday or Monday. He also called for more in season testing as it would benefit both the teams and reserve drivers who would not struggle to get into the car if asked so. He also revealed that HRT is planning to not to use KERS at the beginning of the season but as the season goes there is a possibility of KERS being featured in the car around the European races and that the car has been designed keeping KERS in mind