November 22nd 2012

Birthdays:
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On This Day:
All’s quiet on the F1 front.

News:
It is almost certain now that HRT will not survive to race in 2013. The Spanish team has been busy making all of its employees redundant.
The entry list for this week’s GP2 test in Jerez has been announced. Notable drivers include Alexander Rossi at Caterham, Dani Juncadella at Rapax, and Adrian Quaiffe-Hobbs and Mitch Evans at Arden.
The Korean Grand Prix has been struggling, and lost over $35 million this year alone. It is scheduled to host a Grand Prix for the next four years, but it remains to be seen whether this will be possible.
Kevin Magnussen was fastest in FR3.5 testing today.

Today:
Formula Renault 3.5 testing day two at Motorland Aragon.
GP3 testing day one at Jerez.
FIA pre-race drivers’ press conference for the Brazil GP.

Stat of the Day:
Kimi Raikkonen has achieved an incredible record this year, finishing 19 Grands Prix in a single season. This is a new record, the previous best having been 18. Should he fail to finish the Brazilian GP, and Kovalainen and Massa finish, the three drivers will jointly share the record.

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